Pay Range 9 Breakdown

Hourly (40 hrs.)$13.2989$19.9484
Hourly (42 hrs.)$12.6656$18.9984
Hourly (56 hrs.)$9.4992$14.2488

Collection Clerk I

Range: $27,661.74 - $41,492.59 (9)
Position Number: 1136

JOB SUMMARY: This position performs clerical duties in the collection of fees for all City services.

Processes payments received in person, by mail, and in drop-box; opens daily mail. Reconciles daily receipts; locates and corrects errors.
Answers telephone to respond to customer inquiries and to take credit card payments.
Assists with cancellation of service for non-payment.
Assists in processing returned checks.
Performs other related duties as assigned. 


The work is typically performed while sitting at a desk or table or while intermittently sitting, standing, stooping, or walking. The work is typically performed in an office.

Ability to read, write and perform mathematical calculations at a level commonly associated with the completion of high school or equivalent.
Sufficient experience to understand the basic principles relevant to the major duties of the position, usually associated with the completion of an apprenticeship/internship or having had a similar position for one to two years.
Ability to be bonded.
Knowledge of modern office principles and practices.
Knowledge of department and city policies and procedures and federal, state, and local laws and regulations.
Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles.
Skill in the operation of computers and other standard office equipment.
Skill in planning, organization, and decision making.
Skill in oral and written communication.