Job Description

CASHIER OR SENIOR CASHIER
TREASURER’S OFFICE
POSTING # 23-07
MASON  COUNTY  EMPLOYMENT  OPPORTUNITY
Note:  Internal posting with AFSCME Bargaining Unit is concurrent with posting for the public. Therefore, if a qualified candidate from within the bargaining unit applies, that person could be selected for the position.

Opening Date:  January 24, 2023            Open Until Filled                Review Date: February 06, 2023

Department:     Treasurer’s Office                                                            Monthly Wage: $3,220-$4,667

Medical, Dental, and Vis. Insurance ~  Basic Life Insurance and AD&D  ~  Washington PERS   ~  Optional Deferred Compensation Plans   ~    12 Paid Holidays    ~   2 Paid Personal Holidays ~ 12 Vacation Days   ~  96 Hours of Sick Leave

 

JOB SUMMARY (Full position description is available at Human Resources. Contact information below)

Has primary responsibility for the administration of property tax collection, real estate excise processing and collection, and miscellaneous deposits.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

Performs accounting functions which ensure compliance with established practices of the Treasurer’s Office including; operational internal controls for cash accountability, posting to the County records and to ensure operations are in compliance with County, State and Federal regulations regarding tax collection. Performs operational tasks related to assigned areas of the Treasurer’s Office including cash accountability, internal controls, payment issuance, balancing and auditing payments of property tax billings. Accepts and processes payments received in person or by mail made to the County Treasurer’s Office in accordance with established procedures including receipt preparation, deposit preparation and balancing. Processes and collects real estate excise tax.  Assists with preparing bills, mails and receipts payments for County gambling taxes. Assist with the collection of delinquent personal and real property taxes, records and enters advance tax payments, Issues and collects fees for mobile home moving permits. Assist with the preparation of, issues and mails real and personal property tax statements, processes personal property tax corrections and refunds. Assists customers and answers questions and inquires pertinent to the Treasurer’s Office.  Explains policies, procedures, regulations and requirements pertinent to the Treasurer’s Office.  As directed, assists in the training of new employees.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE Any equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the applicant with the knowledge, skills, and abilities required to perform the job.

High school diploma or equivalent. Incumbent must have a least two years experience in a Treasurer’s Office or a similar work environment to be considered for a Senior Cashier position.

OR

Any combination of previous training or experience in government accounting, legal, or tax work which would enable the candidate to perform the functions of the functions of the position will be considered.

AND

Incumbent may be required to obtain ongoing educational credits, certificates and licenses required by the Treasurer’s Office and/or State Statute to conduct business functions including Notary Public Certificate.

AND

Incumbent must be bondable

LICENSES, CERTIFICATION AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS

A valid Washington State Driver’s License

Must be bondable

APPLICATION & SELECTION PROCESS

Applicants are required to submit a Mason County Application. The completed application may  include additional pages of employment history using the application format, and a resume may be attached. The completed application will be used as the primary document to determine if minimum qualifications are met for this recruitment. Misrepresentation, incomplete, or inaccurate entries may  be the cause of application rejection, removal from the employment list, or discharge from county service. Applicants will be screened based upon education and experience, and the top candidates will be scheduled for interviews. Selection factors will include demonstrated knowledge and abilities for the particular position. Only those candidates chosen for interviews will be contacted. Please read the reverse side for additional information.  This selection process may be subject to change.

 

Return Applications to: Mason County Human Resources

Mailing Address – 411 North 5th Street, Shelton, WA  98584

Physical Address – 423 North 5th Street, Shelton, WA 98584

humanresources@masoncountywa.gov                                                Phone-(360) 427-9670 X 290
Equal Opportunity – Affirmative Action Employer                                                                      Drug Free Work Environment

 

This information does not constitute an expressed or implied contract or offer of employment.  Any provision contained herein may be modified and/or revoked without notice.

 

Application Instructions – Carefully read the posting and note the minimum qualifications and the selection process.  Please indicate all relevant education and experience on the application.  A County application is always required and is utilized as the primary document to determine if the applicant meets the minimum qualifications.  Resumes can be included as a supplement but cannot be used in lieu of completing the application.  Applications must be entirely completed, and “see resume” will not be acceptable.  Applicants applying for more than one position must complete a separate application for each position.  Applications must be signed and dated, and returned to the Human Resources Department on or before the closing date.  Completed applications should be submitted via regular mail to:  Mason County Human Resources, 411 North Fifth Street, Shelton, WA  98584, Dropped off at our Human Resources Building #9 – 423 N 5th Street, Shelton, WA 98584, E-mailed:   humanresources@masoncountywa.gov Mailed applications must be postmarked no later than the closing date.  Applicants should keep a copy of their completed application and any supplemental pages.

 

Applicant Qualifications – All candidates must meet minimum requirements.  Often, the most competitive applicants will possess qualifications far exceeding the required minimum.  If a large number of applications are received, only the most qualified applicants will be involved in the selection process.

 

Authorization to Work – Successful candidates must present documentation proving authorization to work in the United States (as required by federal law).

 

Work Environment – Mason County maintains a drug-free work environment and prohibits smoking in all County buildings.

 

“At-will” Positions – Some positions are considered “at-will” or at the pleasure of the employer.  Therefore, the County does not need to establish “just cause” or “cause” to terminate the employment relationship. Selection to at-will position does not create or constitute an employment contract or agreement.

 

Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity – Mason County is an equal opportunity employer, committed to fair employment practices and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, sex, age, color, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, marital status, genetic information, veteran’s status, disability, or any other bias prohibited by federal, state or local law.

 

Accommodation – Applicants with a disability requiring accommodation during the selection process should notify the Human Resources Department at (360) 427-9670 Ext. 290.

 

Health Insurance – Regular full-time employees and their qualifying dependents are eligible for medical, dental, vision, and life insurance coverage.  Some regular part-time employees may receive the same coverage.  Employees may partially contribute premiums depending upon the type of coverage selected.

 

Paid Leave – Sick leave, holidays, and vacation are provided in accordance with the County policy or union contracts.  Vacation accrual rates increase at regular intervals based on length of service with the County.

 

Retirement Plan – All regular Mason County employees are enrolled in the Washington State Public Employee’s Retirement System (PERS, PSERS or LEOFF).  The County and employees contribute jointly to the plans.

 

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