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City Hall | 16400 Colorado Avenue | Paramount, CA 90723 | (562) 220-2027
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Office Assistant I – Administrative Services

  • Type:Part Time
  • Salary/Pay Rate:$14.03 - $17.05 per hour
  • Posted Date:08/09/2019
  • Deadline to Apply:08/23/2019

POSITION: Office Assistant I – Administrative Services (At-Will/Hourly/Part-Time)

WAGE & HOURS: $14.03 - $17.05 per hour. Appointment is generally made at the beginning step. Approximately 25 hours per week. The tentative schedule for this position will be Monday-Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. but is subject to change upon hire. There is one (1) current vacancy in the City’s Administrative Services Department.

FILING DEADLINE: Friday, August 23, 2019, at 11:59 p.m. City application must be completed and submitted through the City Website at

QUALIFICATIONS: Education and Experience: High school graduation or equivalent required. Additional clerical training and previous office and computer application experience desirable. Bilingual (English/Spanish) speaker also highly desired.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Knowledge of: Office methods, document filing methods, office equipment operations, including computer use and Microsoft Office software. Skill in: Correct English usage, including spelling, grammar and punctuation. Ability to: Communicate department policies and procedures; perform moderately complex office work; organize, prioritize and coordinate work activities; maintain and research office files; compose correspondence from brief instructions; apply judgment effectively and maintain cooperative working relationships.

License/Certification Required: Valid Class C California Driver License and acceptable driving record.

GENERAL DUTIES: Duties may include, but are not limited to the following: Provides administrative support for Administrative Services, Human Resources and City Clerk’s office. Deals with the public; answers phone calls and questions; files, copies, and prepares a variety of documents, such as correspondence, reports, logs, charts and tables; gathers and assembles information; proofreads documents for correct grammar, spelling, punctuation and format; prepares, processes, and/or checks a variety of documents and records; assists in set-up of events and activities; purchases office supplies; prepares mailings; creates and maintains computer files; and performs related duties as assigned.

SELECTION PROCEDURES: Completed job application must be returned by the filing deadline listed above. Application packets will be screened in relation to the criteria outlined in the job announcement. Applicants with qualifications and experience that best relate to the position will be invited to participate in the recruitment process. Possession of the minimum qualifications does not ensure an invitation to the recruitment process. The selection process will include a written examination and oral interview and may include other testing processes designed to predict successful job performance.

The provisions of this bulletin do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Any provision contained in this bulletin may be modified or revoked without notice. The City may change the duties of the position at any time. The City reserves the right to change any of the selection procedures or cancel the recruitment entirely.

HOW TO APPLY: Application should be completed and submitted to the City Website at Job information may be obtained from the Human Resources Division at 16400 Colorado Avenue, Paramount, CA 90723. Office hours: Monday-Thursday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., and Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. You may also contact HR at (562) 220-2067. JM/QV 20-7

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The City of Paramount, in compliance with all applicable Federal and State laws, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, age, religion, disability, sex, or sexual orientation in its employment actions, policies, procedures or practices. Reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities may be requested by calling the Human Resources Division at least three (3) business days in advance of the scheduled examination/interview date.

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