Kern CountyBakersfield 93305
Full Time

, issued within the last two years, verifying a speed of fifty (50) net words per minute to their application or the application may not be accepted.

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Office Services Specialist

Kern County
Full Time 610 E 18th St, Bakersfield, CA 93305, United States


This is a continuous recruitment and may close at any time without notice.  

Written examination dates will be announced 5 days in advance.


Written Exam (Weight 100%): Will be conducted for the purpose of assessing the applicant's knowledge of statistical methods; data compilation methods; inventory maintenance principles; customer service principles; standard office procedures, methods, and equipment; transcription methods; basic filing and record keeping principles; basic mathematical concepts; English language, grammar, and punctuation.

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

Minimum Qualifications/ Employment Standards: 
High School Diploma, G.E.D. or equivalent and three years of 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 skill to successfully perform the essential duties of the job. 

Additional Requirements:
Certification of Typing/Keyboarding speed of 50 net words per minute.  


must attach a copy of their typing certificate

, issued within the last two years, verifying a speed of fifty (50) net words per minute to their application or the application may not be accepted. Certificates must conform to the testing standards adopted by the Civil Service Commission. Go to the Human Resources Division's website for more information regarding where to obtain a


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. 

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