Administrative Clerk

Animal Services

Exempt | Location: Civic Center

Hourly Salary

$21.07

contact information

Arthur Palomar
213-978-1808
Animalservices.careers@lacity.org

job description

CITY OF LOS ANGELES
DEPARTMENT OF ANIMAL SERVICES
Job Opportunity
PART-TIME ADMINISTRATIVE CLERK (1358)

The Department of Animal Services is seeking highly motivated candidates that can multi-task, are eager to learn and have the ability to work in a fast-paced environment. The ideal candidate would have exceptional communication/interpersonal skills (bilingual skills a plus) and be able work well with the public and staff courteously and efficiently.

DUTIES
  • Requires strong computer, typing, and data-entry skills. Ability to accurately prepare letters, memos, receipts, reports, spreadsheets, emails, correspondence and financial tabulations. Must be proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and have the ability to continuously input information into the Department’s animal management software.
  • Answers multi-line phone with a moderate to heavy volume of incoming telephone calls.
  • Heavy cash handling, receiving money from adoptions, donations, licenses and permits.
  • Assists citizens at the public counter. Displays strong customer service skills as the candidate interacts with citizens when they enter the animal care center. Effectively and tactfully helps visitors who come to the shelter and resolves various animal-related issues.
  • Must be able to perform a variety of other clerical duties such as filing, faxing and photocopying.
REQUIREMENTS
  • Must be a high school graduate;
  • Be at least 18 years of age, have a valid California Driver’s License and proof of legal right to work in the U.S.;
  • Must have three years of previous cash handling, phone and computer experience; and
  • Must be able to lift five to 10 pounds.
LICENSE

A valid California Driver’s License is required and must be maintained throughout employment.

SALARY

$21.07 hourly with no benefits

How to apply

APPLICATION PROCESS

If you are interested in applying for this position, please submit a current resume, a City Employment Application detailing your education, training and experience to animalservices.careers@lacity.org. The application form can be found here: https://per.lacity.org/Application.pdf

The period to submit your application is currently open and ends when sufficient applications are received.

For candidates seeking initial City employment, in accordance with Los Angeles City Ordinance 187134, information regarding COVID-19 vaccination requirements as conditions of employment may be found at:
https://clkrep.lacity.org/onlinedocs/2021/21-0921_ord_187134_8-24-21.pdf.