Job: Temporary Clerical Assistant

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Job Description

Overall Job Objective

Summary of Job Duties

The City of Aurora is seeking a Clerical Assistant to perform a variety of administrative support duties for the Training Division in the Human Resources Department.

This is a temporary, part time position for about 15 - 20 hours a week, as needed.
Applicants must be flexible and willing to participate in assisting with some weekend events.


**This posting will remain open until a sufficient pool of qualified applicants are obtained; however, it is subject to close at any time without prior notice.** 

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Answers incoming calls and directs caller to appropriate party
  • Greets public and answers a variety of inquires
  • Directs visitor or caller to information sources
  • Processes incoming applications
  • Assists in the input and maintenance of information in data base programs
  • Responds to requests for verification of employment
  • Maintains a variety of filing and record keeping systems
  • Maintains division library, including inventory of materials and updating of manuals
  • Types and proofreads a variety of correspondence, reports, and documents
  • Maintains information on room reservations
  • Orders office supplies
  • Paying all invoices for department
  • Responds to inquiries received through e-mail
  • Operates a variety of office equipment
  • Performs additional duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications

Education:  High School Diploma or GED.

Experience:  One year of clerical experience. Experience in a high volume, customer-service work environment, preferred.

Knowledge:  Knowledge of business English, math; and general knowledge of personal computers with related word processing and database software applications.

Abilities: Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, citizens and managers; to handle sensitive situations with tact and diplomacy; ability to maintain confidentiality; operate personal computers and related word processing software; and to communicate effectively orally and in writing.
to interact knowledgeably with staff and the public in person and by phone.

Skills: Skill in the use of a personal computer and related word processing applications; excellent customer service skills.

Licenses, Certificates and/or Required:  This position may require the incumbent to occasionally use personal equipment (e.g. vehicle, cell phone, tools, etc.) in the course of their employment.

Working Conditions

Physical Demands:  Light to moderate physical work requiring the ability to lift a maximum of 25 pounds; frequent lifting, carrying, walking, and standing; frequent hand/eye coordination to operate computer and office equipment; vision to read and interpret reports, documents, and other written material; frequent speech communication and hearing to maintain communication with employees and citizens.

Work Environment:  Works primarily in clean, comfortable environment.

Equipment Used:  Frequently uses standard office equipment including personal computers, calculators, copy/fax machines; and multi-line telephones.


The City of Aurora is an equal opportunity employer.  We are required by state and federal agencies to keep certain statistical records on applicants.  It will not be used in any way to discriminate against you because of your sex, race, age, sexual orientation, creed, national origin, disability or military status, gender identity, unless related to a bona fide occupational qualification as defined by the Colorado Civil Rights Commission and the Equal Opportunity Commission.
If you need assistance in completing this application, please feel free to contact our office at:  303-739-7225 or visit us at 15151 E Alameda Pkwy., Suite 3500, Aurora, CO 80012.
Despite the changes in Colorado law, the City of Aurora maintains a drug free workplace.  A positive test of marijuana is grounds for disqualification and ineligibility for employment with the city for one year or termination once hired.


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