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Now Hiring Administrative Assistant at City Hall

Posted by jshockley at Mar 16, 2015 12:50 PM |

The City of Tonganoxie is seeking an energetic individual with exceptional customer service skills to join our staff at City Hall as an Administrative Assistant/Customer Service Representative. Eligible applicants should have one to three years of clerical/administrative experience. Experience working for a local government organization is preferred. A high school diploma or GED is required. Some college preferred.

Selected individual will be required to work in a fast-paced environment with the following responsibilities:

  • Answering the telephone and fielding questions, concerns, and complaints from the general public
  • Assisting with utility billing and accounts payable
  • Recording payments and preparing deposits
  • Performing accounts receivable, cashiering, and collection functions
  • Assisting with recording and issuing City permits and licenses, including pet licenses, business licenses, liquor/beer licenses and building permits
  • Assisting with planning and zoning functions, including processing applications for special events, vending, and temporary use permits, corresponding with applicants and communicating City policies
  • Taking deposits to the bank and collecting/sorting mail
  • Assisting with communications and human resources functions
  • Assisting with municipal court functions
  • Providing general administrative support for the City Administrator and Assistant City Administrator
  • Performing other duties as assigned


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    Salary range is $12.42 - $17.12 per hour, depending on qualifications, plus a comprehensive benefits package that includes paid sick, vacation, and personal leave and 9.5 paid holidays per year. This is an hourly, non-exempt position. The City of Tonganoxie is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and employment application to Tonganoxie City Hall, Attn: Jamie Shockley, 321 S. Delaware Street, PO Box 326, Tonganoxie, KS 66086. Deadline to apply is Friday, March 27. Interviews are anticipated for Thursday, April 2.

    Electronic submissions can be sent to