Clerk III Sheriff’s Office


Clerk III Sheriff’s Office – Division of Emergency Management
Salary: $17.10 – $25.93 per hour Closing Date: June 4, 2019 at 4:30 PM

• Are you interested in providing clerical support for Emergency Management operations? • Are you looking for rewarding work that will have a positive impact on our community?
If you answered yes to these questions we hope to hear about your qualifications to fill this key support role in the Whatcom County Sheriff’s Office. The Clerk III is an entry-level clerical position which performs office, bookkeeping, data-entry, and secretarial support functions for the Division of Emergency Management. Job duties include:
• Office support and receptionist duties including answering phones, scheduling appointments, and greeting visitors. • Responding to inquiries from the public, law enforcement, fire personnel, and staff. • Receiving, analyzing, and distributing emergency management, law enforcement and security related information in an confidential and sensitive manner. • Maintaining accurate and organized records, databases and files and creating and distributing reports. • Assisting with emergency worker registration. • Performing basic bookkeeping and office accounting. • Ordering and maintaining office supplies, equipment and materials. • May assist with public education, presentations and training. • May be required to work extra hours and assist with operations during a declared emergency. Qualifications

Requires a high school diploma or GED AND 3 years of progressively responsible general office, clerical and/or secretarial experience. One or more years of experience in an emergency management or related field preferred, including knowledge of emergency management principles, planning and disaster preparedness. Completion of college-level computer courses in database, spreadsheet and word processing is desirable. Background check including a pre-employment polygraph examination, background investigation and psychological screening must meet County criteria for law enforcement employees.

Whatcom County is an Equal Opportunity Employer
To apply: Please visit our website
Human Resources, 311 Grand Avenue, Suite 107, Bellingham, WA 98225