Office Assistant 1

Pierce County Washington - Tacoma, WA (30+ days ago)4.0

This recruitment may be used to fill other Office Assistant 1 vacancies in the future.

The Parks and Recreation Department
Pierce County Parks and Recreation manages over 5,000 acres of open space, trails, developed and undeveloped parks. We provide recreational programs and infrastructure in active and passive parks and along trails. The department consists of four divisions: Recreation, Maintenance, Administration and Resource Stewardship.

Learn more about the Pierce County Parks and Recreation Department

We are seeking applicants that truly enjoy and prefer to work with our community in a cashier/front desk role at the Sprinker Recreation Center. This is a fun and fast paced environment! Our preferred candidate will enjoy working with families, children, teenagers and a diverse community while multi-tasking with skills in cashiering, data entry, and other general clerical work. We are seeking someone who is a pleasant, enthusiastic and informative communicator both in person and over the phone. This position's shift will be Tuesday-Friday from 7:30 am to 4:00 pm and Saturday from 6:30 am to 3:00 pm.

Greet and direct visitors; receive, transfer or refer inquiries to proper sources; provide information relating to department services in person or on the phone.
Perform counter work; receive forms and answer questions in regards to programs offered within the department.
Perform cashier functions where fees are standard and evaluation of circumstances is not required.
Collect information regarding inquiries and assist patrons in registering for the correct programs that we offer within the department.

This announcement is not intended to reflect all duties to be performed by our next team member, but shall present a descriptive list of the range of duties that may be performed. To view the complete Office Assistant 1 classification, click here.

This is general office support work which does not require previous office experience or a specific level of formal education or training. Must be able to type on a personal computer at an acceptable level of proficiency as required by the position.

SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION:To be considered for this opportunity please:
Complete and submit an online Pierce County Employment Application by selecting "APPLY" above or go to:
If you do not have internet access, you may visit your local public library or any WorkSource location and use their computers.
Individuals needing accommodation in the application, testing process or need this job announcement in an alternative format may call Human Resources at (253) 798-7480, at least two days prior to the need.

This is a competitive selection process. Your application form will be reviewed and evaluated for the quality and quantity of education/experience in the areas listed. Applicants whose qualifications most closely correspond to the County's needs will be eligible for further consideration. Notification of application status normally occurs 4 to 6 weeks after the closing date. Short notice may be given to applicants to participate in further selection processes which may include written, oral and performance examinations, and final interviews.

As an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, Pierce County welcomes a diverse workforce. Pierce County does not discriminate based on race, creed, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, age, disability, veteran status, the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability, or the use of a trained guide dog or service animal by a disabled person.