Kern CountyBakersfield 93308
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Office Services Coordinator

Kern County
Full Time 3701 Sillect Ave, Bakersfield, CA 93308, United States



  • Performance Exam: will be conducted on: October 19, 2023
Performance (Weight 100%):  Designed to assess each applicant's ability to create a document from written instructions using a computer and standard word processing software.

The Human Resources Division may solely conduct an appraisal of application materials should there be an insufficient number of candidates to warrant a performance exam.  

Applicants must attain at least a 70% score on each phase of the examination process.

Employment Standards / Minimum Qualifications:: 
High School Diploma, G.E.D. or equivalent and five years of progressively responsible lead, clerical, general computer and office experience directly related to the area of assignment; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to obtain the knowledge and skills to successfully perform the essential duties of the job. 

Required Certificate:
Certification of Typing/Keyboarding speed of at 55 net words per minute

Applicants must submit a copy of their typing or keyboard certificate, issued within the last two years, verifying a speed of 55 net words per minute and attach it with their completed application. Certificates must conform to testing standards adopted by the Civil Service Commission. Typing certificates information may be found


Please ensure applicable materials are attached to your application. If you are unable to attach application materials to your application, you may deliver a copy to the Human Resources Division at 1115 Truxtun Ave. First Floor, Bakersfield, CA 93301 or fax to (661) 868-3928. You may also email a copy of your applicable materials to:

Some Positions May Require:

Possession of a Valid California Driver's License

Certification of Transcription speed of 45 net words per minute

Proficiency in the use of word processing software, such as Microsoft Word or WordPerfect.

Proficiency in the use of spreadsheet software, such as Excel, Lotus123.


job description

Bilingual (English/Spanish) applicants are encouraged to apply. Applicants must submit a bilingual (English/Spanish) certificate before the final filing deadline. Applicants who wish to be considered for bilingual employment must submit a bilingual certificate issued by the Kern County Human Resources Division or its authorized agent, Bakersfield College. 

Information on how to obtain a qualifying bilingual certificate can be found Employees who occupy positions designated as bilingual are paid dependent upon the required level of proficiency.
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