Job Openings
Thank you for your interest in working for the City of Bellville.
 
The city is currently hiring for: 

 

Utility Clerk

GENERAL SUMMARY:

Under general administrative direction performs a wide variety of clerical duties in the collection, verification, and balancing of cash receipts; to provide effective and efficient accounting and revenue receipt support as assigned.  Performs administrative functions.

SUPERVISION:

Under the general supervision of the Finance/Human Resources Director.  Must have sound judgment and be capable of scheduling and working independently.  It is essential to be self-motivated and have initiative to carry out job duties and responsibilities.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • All behaviors comply with the City’s Personnel Policies and Procedure Manual.Adheres to the assigned work schedule.
  • Collect and process payments received; assist in sorting and balancing receipts and payments; encode payments with proper accounting category; verify account information as requested.
  • Prepare and record information for the computer system including closing receipts and balances, account payments, cash receipts, and balances.
  • Prepare and balance cash register receipts; prepare cash for following business day.
  • Provide clerical support to assist designated division staff in the completion of their duties and responsibilities.
  • Answer questions and provide information to the public, refer citizen and client complaints and questions to the appropriate department or division staff member for resolution.
  • Answer multi-line phone system in professional courteous manner, and direct calls to the proper staff member.

OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Collect, sort and process incoming and outgoing mail; verify special courier deliveries and collections.
  • May assist with the coordination and processing of delinquent accounts and payments.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM JOB REQUIREMENTS:

EDUCATION

Requires a High School Diploma/GED

EXPERIENCE

Six (6) months of experience in cash management, bookkeeping or similar work.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

Knowledge of:

  • Proper public contact.
  • Modern office procedures, methods, and computer equipment.
  • Basic principles and procedures of record keeping.
  • General bookkeeping practices.

Skill in:

  • Operating various types of office equipment including computers.

Ability to:

  • Make correct change.
  • Type at a speed necessary for successful job performance.
  • Tactfully respond to requests and inquiries from the general public.
  • Learn City and department policies and procedures.
  • Simultaneously perform a variety of clerical functions.
  • Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
  • Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
  • Flexibility to adapt to a variety of work situations and interruptions.
  • Work independently in the absence to supervision.
  • Pass a drug test, criminal history background check, social security verification number check, and employment verification check.

WORK HOURS:

  • Normal work hours Monday thru Friday 7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------



Employment Application

The City of Bellville is an Equal Opportunity Employer     
and will not discriminate against any person
for reason of socioeconomic level, age, race, sex,
handicap or national origin.