The City of Johnson City, Tennessee is currently accepting online applications for a Part-Time Collections/Customer Service Clerk in the Finance Department to work 24 hours per week. The employee performs intermediate clerical and technical work in the area of accounting, i.e., collects monies for the city; issues receipts for all monies received; balances daily receipts of cash, checks, and deposit slips; posts to accounting records; and performs related duties as required. Transactions are in person and by other modes (i.e., mail, internet, other City locations, etc.). Responsibilities include verifying accuracy in all pertinent data and documentation; correcting errors that may be recognized after processing. Employees in this position may be responsible for processing large sums of money.
Requirements for Education and Experience: high school graduation or equivalent supplemented by courses in accounting techniques and computers; considerable collection and customer service experience; good computer skills; good organizational and customer service skills; as well as the ability to communicate with customers in a positive manner; or any equivalent combination of work experience and education which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Pre-employment physical and drug screening required.