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JOB VACANCY # JV 2022-11 Part-Time Zoning Clerk

 

THE POSITION OF:             Zoning Clerk (Part-time)

DEPARTMENT/DIVISION:   Community Development/Zoning

SALARY:                                       $15/hour, 28 hours/week

POSTING DATE:                  February 14, 2022

 

Qualified, interested candidates must submit a current resume and an employment application.  Applications and resumes can be submitted at www.readingpa.gov  under employment opportunities.  Position open until filled.  Questions – Please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

POSITION SUMMARY:

Typical job duties may include but are not limited to:

  • Greets visitors and distributes information on specific properties by answering calls, emails and walk-in requests
  • Scans documents, enters information into database systems, and provides other required clerical and administrative support to Zoning, Planning and Historic Preservation
  • Receives and processes fees; maintains financial records pertaining to land use and zoning applications, and assists with payment of invoices
  • Assists with scheduling appointments and Right-to Know requests
  • Assists with tracking and follow-up on zoning enforcement activities
  • Receives and logs permit applications and contacts applicants for missing information
  • Assists zoning staff with researching properties by accessing City files
  • Provides assistance at site inspections or other meetings
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Division Manager

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Educational Requirements

  • Minimum of a high school diploma or GED equivalent
  • Associates Degree preferred

 

Experience

  • Prior experience in an office or similar administrative setting required
  • Experience with municipal zoning, planning, historic preservation, or code enforcement preferred
  • Experience in public interaction highly desired
  • Minimum typing rate of 35 WPM and expertise with Microsoft Office suite required
  • Excellent Customer Service required
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish preferred

**PART-TIME POSITION**

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