Clerk IV Treasurer’s Office

Whatcom County is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Human Resources, 311 Grand Avenue, Suite 107, Bellingham, WA 98225

Clerk IV Treasurer’s Office

Salary: $17.81 – $26.99 per hour Closing Date: November 11, 2019 at 4:30 PM
The Treasurer’s Office has an opening for the position of Clerk IV. This is a front-line customer service position working at the cashier window of the Treasurer’s Office on the first floor of the County Courthouse. Essential duties include: Receives payments, issues receipts and updates records. Verifies accuracy of payments received.

Receives deposits from taxing districts and departments, verifies completeness and accuracy of information on remittance forms, and issues receipts.

Balances cash and checks received each day with system totals, and prepares the daily bank deposit including imaging, reconciling, and transmitting electronic check deposits.

Process documents to transfer property, including review, calculation and verification of excise tax affidavits in accordance with legal requirements.

Enters, verifies and reconciles Autopay files and records.

Images and reconciles excise affidavits.

Prepares confidential documents for destruction.


Required: High school diploma or GED.

15 credit hours of college-level courses such as office management, data entry, spreadsheets and word processing.

3 years of progressively responsible office, bookkeeping, clerical and/or secretarial experience INCLUDING 2 years of direct cash handling, cashiering, or bank teller experience. Ability to type accurately and proficiently with a speed of 40 net words per minute, and perform ten-key at 150 net strokes per minute.

Desired: Knowledge of real estate transactions and state laws relating to excise taxes is preferred.