Departmental Clerk Job in County of San Diego

County of San Diego, San Diego, CA, Openings : 1, Experience : Not Specified
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Job Description :
Per County rules: This position is eligible for appointment at step 1, $ 34,673.60 , Annually. County employees are subject to the County Promotion Rule for Step Placement in Accordance with Comp Ordinance 1.3.5.

Departmental Clerk is an entry-level clerical position that performs routine clerical duties such as filing, mail sorting, office organization and typing/keyboarding. The main duties are as follows:
Performs keyboarding functions.
Opens, sorts, routes, delivers, stuffs, seals, weighs, and sends out mail.
Sorts, alphabetizes, and maintains physical and/or electronic filing systems.
Answers telephones.
Operates modern office equipment such as personal computers, copy machines, fax machines, telephones, calculators and scanners. May use department-specific computer programs to enter data, maintain records, or other simple routine tasks.
Provides responsive, high quality customer service to County employees, representatives of outside agencies and members of the public by providing accurate, complete and up-to-date information, in a courteous, efficient and timely manner.

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Education, training, and/or experience that demonstrate possession of the knowledge, skills and abilities listed in the job description.

A valid California Class C drivers license, which must be maintained throughout employment in this class, is required at time of appointment, or the ability to arrange necessary and timely transportation for field travel. Employees in this class may be required to use their own vehicle.

Must have a reputation for honesty and trustworthiness. Misdemeanor and/or felony convictions may be disqualifying depending on type, number, severity, and recency. Prior to appointment, candidates will be subject to a background investigation.

Beginning July 1, 2022, the Department of Human Resources will remove personally identifiable information from all new recruitments. This practice, called Blind Applicant Screening, will hide a candidate’s personal information that could influence or bias a hiring decision. Personal information includes name, phone number, address, gender, age and race. This process will help contribute to a fair and equitable selection process leading to a more diverse and inclusive workforce.


As part of the County of San Diego’s pre-employment process, prospective candidates will undergo a background check (including fingerprinting) and a pre-employment medical screening prior to beginning County employment. Additional types of background investigations may be conducted based on the job-related activities of the position.


Qualified candidates will be placed on a six (6) month employment list based on scores received during the evaluation contained on their employment and supplemental applications.

Please ensure all information is complete and accurate as the responses you provide on the supplemental application questionnaire will be reviewed using an automated evaluation system. If you are successful in the initial screening process your application will be reviewed individually to confirm that the information you provided is accurate and qualifying.

Interviews and Hiring Process
Interviews will take place on September 22, 2022. Job offers for selected candidates will be made shortly after interviews. Candidates should be prepared to immediately complete background paperwork, upon receipt of a job offer.

The timeline for this recruitment is outlined below. Please note that dates are approximate and are dependent upon the successful completion of each step of the process.
  • Job Offer and Background Process begins: Shortly after the interviews.
  • Pre-employment Medical Screening: Approximately 3 days following successful background investigation results.
  • Anticipated Start Date: Start date will be based upon successful completion of background or other mutually agreed upon date.

Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable a qualified individual with disabilities to perform the essential functions of a job, on a case by case basis.

The County of San Diego and its employees embrace the vision of: a just, sustainable, and resilient future for all. Our values include: integrity, equity, access, belonging, excellence, and sustainability. Each of which are infused throughout our operations. While also embracing a mission of strengthening our communities with innovative, inclusive, and data driven services through a skilled and supported workforce. Click here for more information on our Strategic Plan ( (Download PDF reader) as well as our commitment to serve everyone, to build a Framework for the Future that will create a County that works for all.

Under California Government Code Sections 3100 – 3109, public employees are designated as disaster service workers. The term “public employees” includes all persons employed by the state or any county, city, state agency, or public district. Disaster service workers are required to participate in such disaster service activities as may be assigned to them by their employer or by law.

The County of San Diego is committed to valuing diversity and practicing inclusion because our diverse workforce is our greatest asset and our customers are our number one priority.
Last Date For Apply: 17/Nov/2022 07:11:46 Job Type : Full Time, Employment Type : PermanentApply Here