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Principal Clerk

Website City of Everett

Posting ID: 2021-0020
Posting Date: April 28, 2022
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Grade: C6
Department: City Clerk
Location: Everett City Hall
Vacancies: 1
Salary: $41,706.10 – 55,357.12
Schedule: 35 hours per week
Shift: Day

About the City of Everett:

The City of Everett, a desirable place to live, work, and visit, prides itself on its progress while remaining dedicated to future possibilities. Home to over 50,000 residents, Everett is known for its rich culture, diverse population, and welcoming atmosphere. A once industrial City is now recognized as a melting pot for residents and newcomers alike.

Job Summary:

Under the direct supervision of the City Clerk and Administrative Assistant, performs skilled clerical, bookkeeping, and recordkeeping work of normal difficulty in maintaining and processing financial records accounts transactions, and all other related work as required.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Performs skilled clerical, bookkeeping, and recordkeeping work of ordinary difficulty in maintaining and processing financial records, account transactions, and all other related work.
  • Prepare payroll documents and/or enter payroll data into the computer for processing as needed.
  • Maintain thorough knowledge of departmental operations.
  • Assist in issuing permits for a variety of departmental services.
  • Provide counter and telephone service assistance to the general public
  • Interact with all divisions within the City departments and state and federal agencies.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

Minimum Entrance Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Three (3) to five (5) years of administrative/clerical experience, including extensive familiarity with the department’s specific functions.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities:

  • Exercise judgment and make responsible decisions following established policies and procedures, prioritize, organize and perform work independently.
  • Deal tactfully with the general public, both in-person and telephone, and convey concise and accurate explanations of policies, procedures, and requirements.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees and public officials, and effectively and discreetly convey information.
  • Basic computer skills, including a working knowledge of Windows, MS Word, Excel, and/or other spreadsheet software.

Working Conditions:

Physical Skills: Minimal physical demands are required to perform most of the work. The work principally involves sitting, with intermittent periods of stooping, walking, and standing. May be required to lift objects such as files, boxes of papers, office supplies, and office equipment weighing up to 30 pounds.

Motor Skills: Duties are primarily mental rather than physical, but the job may occasionally require minimal motor skills for activities such as moving objects, using office equipment, including but not limited to telephones, personal computers, handheld technology, and other office equipment.

Visual Skills: Visual demands require reading documents for general understanding and analytical purposes.


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For a disability-related reasonable accommodation or alternative application method, call Human Resources at 617-394-2280.

The City of Everett is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

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