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On-Call Clerical/Administrative

Company: City of Kirkland
Location: Kirkland
Posted on: January 19, 2023

Job Description:


$23.09 - $27.15 Hourly


Kirkland, WA

Job Type



Planning & Building - On-Call

Job Number


Closing date and time


Job Summary
The City of Kirkland is accepting applications for the role of On-Call Clerical/Administrative. This is an ongoing recruitment intended to create a pool of applicants. Hires are made throughout the year in order to staff multiple individuals for this role. All applications are reviewed weekly, and interviews are held as needed.

Note: This is an On-Call position that is not eligible for benefits.

Being an on-call employee means that your work schedule is not guaranteed, hours worked could range from 0 - 40 hours a week, depending on office needs. All hours worked are subject to Department of Retirement Services and Affordable Care Act reporting requirements. More information will be shared during the interview, and we encourage questions about the program.

Incumbents perform a wide variety of clerical duties such as:

  • Delivering mail and packages
  • Driving a City vehicle
  • Customer service assistance
  • Processing mail
  • Word processing
  • Reception, Typing, Filing Answering phones
  • Data entry, Copying, Processing mail,
  • Basic accounting, Cash handling and Clerical/Administrative tasks.
    Minimum Qualifications
    High School Diploma (or equivalent) and at least one-year general office experience. Excellent oral and written communication skills as well as basic computer and spreadsheet skills (City computers use Microsoft Office Suite).Preferred Qualifications
    • Customer service skills
    • Municipal special event support
    • Accurate data entry
    • Ability to maintain a high degree of confidentiality of materials handled
      Hours of Work
      Hours vary during core business hours typically 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. Some evening assignments may be available to provide secretarial support for community meetings. On-Call assignments may be of a limited duration and may not be a consistent source of income. Current work assignments include departmental office coverage, mailroom services back-up, and various other administrative type assignments.Working Conditions
      The work settings are primarily in a municipal office environment where an individual may be required to sit for long periods of time.Selection Process
      Applicants who are invited to participate in the test and/or interview process will be notified by phone or email. Candidates who are selected to interview will be required to complete a criminal background check. Job is opened until filled but candidates are encouraged to submit applications ASAP.Vaccination requirement
      Effective November 8, 2021, all new hires to the City will be required as a condition of employment to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 prior to start date.

Keywords: City of Kirkland, Kirkland , On-Call Clerical/Administrative, Administration, Clerical , Kirkland, Washington

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