The City of Fresno is currently recruiting for an Account Clerk II. This is the journey level class in the Account Clerk series. Incumbents possess the knowledge of general financial record keeping procedures, methods and techniques, and applicable department policies and procedures. Incumbents perform routine accounting clerical duties in the preparation and maintenance of financial statistics and records.
The eligible list established from this recruitment may be utilized to fill future vacancies in multiple departments.
These are entrance requirements to the competitive examination and do not assure a place on the eligible list. Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications on or before the posted filing deadline in order to qualify.
TO QUALIFY, an applicant must have: Six (6) months of increasingly responsible experience as an Account Clerk I in the City of Fresno; OR two (2) years of increasingly responsible general financial record keeping.
Eligibles certified for consideration for this position will be required to successfully pass a Department interview and a Department of Justice fingerprint process prior to employment with the City of Fresno.
Possession of a valid California Driver’s License may be required at time of appointment.
Bilingual abilities may be required to meet community needs, or operations and recruitment needs.
The selection process will consist of a job related WRITTEN EXAMINATION which will be worth 100% of your score in determining your eligibility and placement on the eligible list.
WRITTEN EXAMINATION – 100%: A job-related written examination will be administered, which may test a candidate’s knowledge of principles and practices utilized in government accounting/bookkeeping, preparation/reconciliation of financial reports, office practices/procedures, word processing and ability utilized in resolving complex technical accounting problems, interpreting and processing financial data, records and transactions, payroll practices/concepts, performing mathematical calculations and applying skills in judgment/interpersonal relations.
The written exam is tentatively scheduled for the week of: September 25, 2017.
Candidates must achieve a passing score to qualify for the eligible list.
Veteran Preference Regulations
Qualified veterans who pass the examination may obtain five (5) additional points.
Candidates applying for veteran’s preference are required to submit a copy of their DD214 with their application during the specified filing period. Evidence must be presented to indicate that the candidate was discharged honorably from the military service. Veterans, including City employees, must resubmit proof of honorable service for every examination for which veteran’s preference credit is requested.