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On-Call Clerical/Administrative Hourly - City of Kirkland ( Job # 19-0078)

This job is closed.

Minimum Salary: $20.31 per hour
Maximum Salary: $23.88 per hour
Employment Type: On-Call
Department: Human Resources
Open until filled.
(Open to current employees and the general public.)


Incumbents perform a wide variety of clerical duties such as: Delivering mail and packages • Driving a City vehicle •Customer service • Processing mail • Word processing • Reception • Typing • Filing • Answering phones • Data entry • Copying • Processing mail • Basic accounting • Cash handling •Clerical/Administrative tasks.

Hours of Work

Hours vary during core business hours typically 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday – Friday; some evening assignments may be available to provide secretarial support for community meetings. Assignments are of a limited duration and are not a consistent source of income.

Current work assignments include departmental office coverage, mailroom services back-up,  and various other administrative type assignments.


Minimum Qualifications

• High School Diploma (or equivalent) and at least one year general office experience
• Excellent oral and written communication skills
• 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


Working Conditions & Physical Activities

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.

Note: While final selection will not occur until after closing, screening and interviewing may commence prior to the closing date.

Candidates who are selected to interview will be required to complete a criminal background check.


City Hall
123 5th Ave
Kirkland, WA 98033