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City of Blue Island Is Hiring – Office Clerk

The City of Blue Island is looking to hire qualified individuals for the position of Office Clerk. See the job posting below for more information…

Job Title: Office Clerk
Salary: $10.25/hour
Position Type: Part-time

ABOUT BLUE ISLAND:
Blue Island (population 23,706) is located just outside the City of Chicago’s corporate limits and forms part of the south suburban area. From a regional perspective, Blue Island is strategically positioned in the heart of the region’s transportation infrastructure. The City is home to an extensive network of freight and commuter railroads, waterways, Interstate highways, and is accessible from Midway International Airport and O’Hare International Airport. These attributes connect the City to the region and country, opening its door to unique economic and physical development opportunities. On a variety of fronts the City is making strides to better capitalize on these attributes.

NATURE OF WORK:
The successful candidate must be an ambitious, self-reliant, and focused individual to perform a wide range of administrative functions that require problem solving skills under minimal direction. Must be a team player and have the ability to handle sensitive information and maintain perspective under pressure.

TYPICAL DUTIES, include but are not limited to: Receives and responds to phone calls and visitors and assists customers by answering questions, providing information or directing to appropriate staff members. Organizes, establishes and maintains record keeping system for department correspondence, documents, materials or records as needed. Handles personnel or other administrative forms for department and forwards for processing as needed. Assembles, distributes and collects forms, applications and general information requested by visitors and the general public. Receives, sorts, and distributes incoming mail and processes outgoing mail. Communicates (written, verbal) to other departments to coordinate cross-department activities. Performs other related duties as assigned.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS OF WORK:
• High School graduation or G.E.D. equivalent AND
• Two (2) years of retail/customer service experience
• Excellent communication skills in oral and written form
• Understand appropriate filing and recordkeeping systems
• Creative energy, self-starting, ability to manage multiple assignments with an attention to details
• Ability to work individually and as a member of a team
• Bilingual (SPANISH)

HOW TO APPLY:
To be considered applicants should send resume to:
Janelle Hunt, 13051 Greenwood Ave, Blue Island, IL 60406 or JHUNT@cityofblueisland.org with the subject OFFICE CLERK RECRUITMENT.

Position will remain open until filled.