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Employer: Sedgwick County
Department: County Clerk
Job Title: Deputy County Clerk I
Salary: $12.44 Hourly

Veterans' Preference is available for this vacancy.
To receive Veterans' Preference, you must supply a copy of your DD214 to the Human Resources department at Sedgwick County after applying.

Job Description:


Prior to taking the required tests your must register online at www.kansasworks.com (click on Job Seekers to Create a Profile).

After your profile is created you must take your test at the Wichita Workforce Center located at 2021 N. Amidon, Suite 1100, Wichita, KS 67203. There is no appointment necessary.

The hours are: Monday-Thursday: 8:00AM-5:00PM (Must arrive by 4:30PM to Test), Friday: 9:00AM-5:00PM (Must arrive by 4:30PM to Test)

Usual working days/hours: M-F 8A-5P

Location of work: 525 N Main, Suite 311, Wichita, KS 67203

Job Objectives:
• Update and maintain Sedgwick County land records within the county tax system. Daily interaction with citizens by phone and in person will require excellent customer service skills. • Answer basic questions pertaining to real property as listed on the existing tax roll • Review transfer document and update tax roll using electronic database interface • Conduct routine ownership history research using diverse methods • Process property owner mailing address changes • Other tasks and responsibilities as directed

Essential Job Functions:
• Ability to learn and utilized specialized language and terms • Ability to organize and prioritize workload to meet established guidelines and ensure the most important tasks are completed • Professional demeanor and appearance • Ability to use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems • Ability to give information and provide assistance using good judgment and discretion • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with county staff, professional legal and real estate staff, and members of the public • Ability to communicate both verbally and in writing in a courteous, professional manner with a variety of individuals in order to exchange information and/or assign or accept work • Strong attention to detail and deadlines; job tasks require extensive follow-through • Ability to maintain focused concentration in busy office environment • Ability to follow procedures and protocol • Ability to solve problems/use critical thinking skills • Ability to lift/move 25 lb. boxes, books or objects

Job Standards:
• High school diploma/equivalent required • Prefer one to two years’ experience providing quality service in an office setting, or any combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, abilities and competencies • Proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Word, and Excel • Proficient in operation of standard office equipment including but not limited to: computer, printer, scanner, copier, fax, shredder, multi-line phone • Knowledge or experience with FullCourt, Aumentum, CIC, or other property ownership and tax levying software would be considered a plus • Knowledge of mapping, legal descriptions, or real estate transactions would be considered a plus

Testing/Screening Requested:
Typing (50 WPM), Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel

Standard use of general office equipment including, but not limited to: computer, printer, scanner, copier, fax, shredder, multi-line phone.

Work Environment:
Office environment with professional dress code

*This position may be filled or closed to further application without notice.*

It is the policy of Sedgwick County not to discriminate in its programs or services provided to the general public, including employment and all other activities, on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, sex, age, disability, veteran status or any other similarly protected status. Sedgwick County is committed to making the application, interview, and pre-employment testing process accessible to persons with disabilities. If you wish to volunteer information regarding any special assistance you may need, please notify Crissy Magee, Sedgwick County ADA Coordinator by phone (316) 660-7056, TDD (Kansas Relay at 711 or 800-766-3777), or email at crissy.magee@sedgwick.gov. Do not send resumes or application status request or employment questions to this email or phone number. This information is provided only for those requiring ADA assistance. Applications must be submitted on www.hrepartners.com. You will be contacted should the department feel that you are a qualified candidate.
Sedgwick County will prohibit the hiring of spouses and/or immediate family members within the same department, but not within the County structure.
Immediate family and family of the employee’s spouse shall be considered husband, wife, son, step-son, son-in-law, daughter, step-daughter, daughter-in law, brother, step-brother, brother-in law, sister, step-sister, sister-in-law, mother, step-mother, mother-in law, father, step-father, father-in-law, grandchildren, grandparents and grandparents-in-law.

Vacancy Number: 20000080

Open Date: 1/9/2017 12:00:00 AM
Close Date: 2/9/2017 11:59:59 PM