Lincoln CountyNewport 97365
Full Time
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Bookkeeper- Support Services Specialist

Lincoln County
Full Time 36 SW Nye St, Newport, OR 97365, United States


Your job in the department is to . . . 

Act as the office receptionist while preparing, retrieving and distributing billing information to staff, clients and public.

Your job also involves . . .

Assisting staff and clients with account information, billing questions and payment arrangements as needed.

Essential Functions/Major Responsibilities

Tasks listed are intended to be descriptive and not restrictive.  An employee in this classification may perform any of the tasks listed; however, these examples do not include all the tasks which an employee may be expected to perform.  

Typical Qualifications


Minimum Education Level

High School Diploma / GED

Minimum Experience Level

Two- Three years 

Specifics: experience in general office work which includes fiscal record keeping or bookkeeping.

Substitution Note: Any satisfactory combination of experience and training which demonstrates the ability to perform the above-described duties.

Driver’s License

Oregon Driver's License required.

Desirable Qualifications: Bi-lingual/multi-lingual


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The required knowledge, skills and/or abilities are listed below:

Knowledge of:

  • Bookkeeping principles and practices.

Skill or ability to:

  • Perform detailed work involving written or numerical data and to make mathematical calculations rapidly and accurately.
  • Convey information, ideas, and facts both orally and in writing to supervisors, colleagues, and individuals, inside and outside the county, using language and a format the audience will best understand.   
  • Utilize computers and other technology to communicate in written and verbal forms (e.g., word processing, texts, emails, spreadsheets, department-specific software).
  • Effectively relate well with others, including supervisors, colleagues, and individuals inside and outside the county. Exhibit a professional manner in dealing with others and working to maintain constructive working relationships.  
  • Take personal responsibility for the quality and timeliness of work. Show up to work on time, and follows instructions, policies, and procedures. Meet productivity standards, deadlines, and work schedules.