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Employer: Sedgwick County
Division: 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:

Usual working days/hours:


Location of work:

525 N MAIN, SUITE 211, WICHITA, KS 67203


Job Objectives:
If you enjoy meeting and helping all kinds of people, this could be the job for you! Our Deputy County Clerk I serves as the front desk clerk for our office. This clerk performs routine clerical and administrative work in answering telephones, greeting the public, providing customer assistance, data processing and record-keeping. In addition to these, below are some of the functions you may perform as a Deputy County Clerk I: 

  • Process meeting documents
  • Attend Board of County Commissioners meetings, read agenda, record votes, and keep time for public hearings
  • Type, edit, and proofread meeting minutes via dictation and closed captioning • Answer internal and external customer requests
  • Greet and direct customers, both in person and by phone
  • Process license applications and issue licenses
  • Complete Homestead tax refund filings
  • Scan and index contracts, grants, minutes, oaths and other documents
  • Daily interaction with citizens by phone and in person will require excellent customer service skills.

Other tasks and responsibilities as directed Additional cross-training may be required in the following areas:

  •  Answer basic questions pertaining to real property as listed on the existing tax roll
  • Review transfer documents and update tax roll using electronic database interface
  • Conduct routine ownership history research using diverse methods
  • Process property owner mailing address changes

Essential Job Functions:

  • Ability to learn and utilize 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 work with a diverse cross-section of the population
  • 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, legal and real estate professionals, and members of the public
  • Ability to orally communicate 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

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
  • Ability to use 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 For the Record, OnBase, SAP, FullCourt, Aumentum, CIC, or other property ownership and tax levying software would be considered a plus
  • Experience with business writing and editing preferred

Testing/Screening Requested:
KBI/KDL background check Additional testing may be requested after the interview process to assess or verify skills

This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, multi-line phones, copiers, printers, scanners, shredders, filing cabinets and fax machines.

Work Environment:
This job operates in a professional office environment with a professional dress code.

Pooled: 20000083


*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: 20000087

Open Date: 5/5/2017 12:00:00 AM
Close Date: 5/25/2017 11:59:59 PM