Daly City

Temporary/Hourly Office Assistant I (19944596)

Clerical/Administrative Support
San Francisco/Peninsula
Until filled or until 200 applicants
$25.44-$0.00 Hourly

Please review the special instructions before applying for this job opportunity.


Daly City, 94015


Applications will be accepted for this position until filled.

Library & Recreation Servcices Department

16 hours/week


This hourly position is not in Civil Service and does not receive benefits.


The Office Assistant I will work in the front office of Daly City’s Department of Library and Recreation Services assisting members of the public with class registration and facilities reservations. Great customer service skills are of paramount importance, along with a demonstrated ability to learn and master new software applications. The successful candidate will work Tuesday through Friday, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.



Under direct supervision, the Office Assistant I performs a variety of technical office work and other related work as required.

Office Assistant I is the entry-level class. Incumbents in the Office Assistant I class will progressively perform most of the duties required in the series, but are not expected to function at the same skill level and will usually exercise less independent direction and judgment on matters related to work procedures and methods. Work is usually supervised while in progress and fits an established pattern that has been explained before the work is started. Generally, changes in procedures or exceptions are explained in detail as they arise.



Assembles, prepares and proofs final copies of reports, letters, case records, lists, receipts, legal documents, agendas, requisitions, permits, licenses, charts, and estimates using PC word processing or typewriter, as appropriate. May transcribe documents from dictating machines or other recording devices. Prepares invoices, bills, payroll/time sheets, and work orders. Makes and checks simple arithmetical computations; checks and tabulates statistical data. Sets up and maintains indexes and files. Operates a variety of current office machines, including but not limited to computers, printers, typewriters, copiers, adding and facsimile machines. Answers and routes telephone calls for one or more divisions, effectively and efficiently responding to public and intra-office inquiries. Greets and assists members of the public and business visitors. Receives, distributes, and dispatches intra-office and US mail. May perform a variety of other tasks including but not limited to maintaining mailing lists, clipping newspapers; receiving and transmitting radio messages from field personnel, keeping vacation schedules, and ordering, inventorying and receiving supplies. Performs related duties as assigned.




Knowledge of: 

Office Assistant I level: Appropriate business English including correct spelling, accepted grammar and punctuation and basic arithmetic.

Ability to:  

Office Assistant I level: Keyboard/type at a speed of 40 words per minute from clear copy; accurately perform basic clerical work; follow oral and written instructions; interact positively and cooperate with co-workers, respond politely to customers, work as a team member, function under demanding time pressure, respond in a positive manner to supervision, and attend work and perform duties on a regular and consistent basis.


Office Assistant I: no experience required.

Education:  Graduation from high school or equivalent.

Ideal Candidate



Office Assistant I: no experience required


Education:  Graduation from high school or equivalent.


This Temporary/Hourly position is NOT in civil service and does not receive benefits.

Special Instructions

Applications will be accepted for this position until a sufficient number meeting our qualifications are received. Apply immediately.

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