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JOB VACANCY # JV 2022-49 Development and Inspection Clerk

 

THE POSITION OF:                        Development and Inspection Clerk          

 

DEPARTMENT/DIVISION:            Community Development/Codes

 

CLASSIFICATION:                         AFSCME 2763 – Rank & File

 

POSTING DATE:                             August 4, 2022

STARTING PAY RATE:                 $22.31/hour – 40 hours/week

 

Qualified candidates must submit an employment application and a current resume at www.readingpa.gov under employment opportunities. Questions, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

 

POSITION SUMMARY:

The clerk ensures the smooth and seamless process of scheduling, compiling appropriate Housing and Health related documents and billing related fees.  Development and Inspection Clerks have direct contact with both external and internal customers; therefore, the clerk will have excellent communication and customer service skills.  Also, the clerk must be able to readily adapt to, accept and implement changing codes and ordinances.

  • Provide clerical support to the Community Development Department and Property Maintenance Division.
  • Perform tasks including but not limited to scheduling for inspections, and Housing and Health related duties.
  • Support upper level supervisors and managers.
  • Assist Citizens at counter and answer incoming phone calls.
  • Assist with various projects.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:     

Educational Requirements

  • Minimum of High School Graduate or equivalent required; some college coursework or an Associate’s Degree preferred.

Experience

  • One year prior clerical experience in a professional office setting.
  • Ability to type 35wpm with minimal errors.
  • Strong computer skills – including all Microsoft Office programs.
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills.
  • Strong customer service skills – able to handle general and specific inquiries from the general public on the phone or in-person.

 

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