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Clerk - Human Services Department

City of West Des Moines
West Des Moines, IA
Full Time

Position Duties / Responsibilities

Clerk – Human Services Department

  • Type:Full Time
  • Salary/Pay Rate:$37,069 - $55,047/Annualized
  • Posted Date:11/29/2018
  • Deadline to Apply:12/18/2018
 Job Details Description
Department  Human Services Department
Benefits     Click here to review a Summary of Employee Benefits
Civil Service Status This is a Civil Service position 
Regular Hours Monday - Friday; 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Overtime and Weekend Work as Required
Tentative Start Date         February/March 2019
Job Summary & Requirements The Human Services Department is seeking a pleasant, compassionate, non-judgmental individual to work in a multi-tasking, high volume office.

The incumbent will act as the receptionist for the department, as well as provide secretarial and clerical support. Other duties include copying/collating, simple data entry/typing, filing, scheduling, working with Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint), and/or other related duties.

This position requires a high school diploma or equivalent, 1-3 years of related office experience or equivalent education and experience, and experience and proficiency with PC’s and computer software and applications. Knowledge of local human service agencies/programs and/or bilingual capabilities is a plus.
Civil Service Exam A Civil Service Examination will be administered for this position. All applicants meeting the minimum qualifications will take part in the written examination. The top 15 applicants who attain a score of 70% or higher on the written examination will be invited to participate in the remainder of the Civil Service Examination, which will include an oral board exam.
Physical/Drug Test  Post offer, pre-employment drug test are required. 
Steps to Apply Steps to Apply:

1. Profile: In order to be considered for this position, you MUST complete an online profile (this includes all sections under the My Profile Section).

2. Attachments: You must attach the following documents to your profile under the "My Attachments" section:

a) Cover Letter
b) Resume
Completed cover letter and resume MUST be attached to your application by the deadline date, December 18, 2018 @ 11:59 PM.

 3. Applying for Position: Once you have completed your profile, you MUST apply for the position (The link to Apply is located on the right side of the main menu. An email will be sent confirming you have applied. It will also be displayed in the My Application History section).

All steps MUST be completed before the posted deadline to be considered for this position. If you have any questions during the application process, please contact Human Resources at 515-222-3616.
Deadline to Apply  December 18, 2018 @ 11:59 PM
Apply Here! City of West Des Moines Online Application System
Application Materials & Related Documents Full Job Descriptions
You will need to complete an online profile and apply for this position online. There are Instruction Sheets under the Employment section of our City website as well as a number of topics in our FAQ section. If after reviewing these help guides you still need additional help, please visit or contact Human Resources 515-222-3616.

Contact Information  CITY OF WEST DES MOINES
Human Resources, 2nd floor
4200 Mills Civic Parkway
PO Box 65320
West Des Moines, IA 50265-0320
515-222-3616 (phone)
515-273-0601 (fax)