Kern CountyBakersfield 93305
Full Time
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Office Services Technician

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

Amended: 7/17/2023

An eligible list will be established

only

for the

OUTLYING AREAS

of Kern County. Outlying areas include the following:


Examinations:
Written Exam (Weight 100%) Will be conducted for the purpose of assessing the applicant's knowledge of inventory maintenance principles; customer service principles; standard office procedures, methods, and equipment; basic filing and recordkeeping principles; basic mathematical concepts; English language, grammar, and punctuation.
Applicants must attain at least 70% score on each phase of the examination process. 
This position works in various departments throughout Kern County. 
Minimum Qualifications / Employment Standards: 

High School Diploma, G.E.D. or equivalent and two 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.



Certification of Typing/Keyboarding speed of 45 net words per minute.


APPLICANTS MUST ATTACH a copy of their typing/

keyboard certificate

, issued within the last two years, verifying a speed of forty-five (45) net words per minute to their application. Certificates must conform to the testing standards adopted by the Civil Service Commission. Go to the Human Resources Division's website, ,  for information about where to obtain a certificate. 
Applicants who wish to be considered for bilingual (English/Spanish) employment must attach a bilingual certificate, issued by the Kern County Human Resources Division or its authorized agent, Bakersfield College, to their application. Please follow this  for information about where to obtain a qualifying bilingual certificate. Employees who occupy positions designated as bilingual are paid dependent upon the required level of proficiency. 

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

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 Word Perfect.
Knowledge of

: inventory maintenance principles; customer service principles; standard office procedures, methods, and equipment; basic filing and recordkeeping principles; basic mathematical concepts; English language, grammar, and punctuation.



Skill in

: preparing a variety of reports; prioritizing work; performing multiple tasks simultaneously; entering information into a database; maintaining various records and files; preparing meeting agendas and minutes; using computers and related software applications; performing mathematical calculations; processing forms using established guidelines; providing customer service; filing; keyboarding; using standard office equipment; and, communicating both orally and in writing sufficient to exchange or convey information and to receive work direction.

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