The Town of Wise Treasurer’s Office has an opening for a full time Cashier / Utility & Tax Clerk / Secretary (with benefits). The employee will perform a wide variety of tasks essential for the efficient operation of the Treasurer’s office. Typical duties include: 1) receiving cash payments, recording deposits, and collecting accounts receivable, 2) completing utility and tax billing cycles, maintaining various customer accounts, completing bookkeeping functions, and preparing and maintaining various financial records. The employee will also provide secretarial services, act as receptionist for the Town of Wise Municipal Building, and provide customer assistance. Courteous professional interaction with customers, co-workers and managers is important to maintaining this position. The successful applicant must be possess excellent communication skills and telephone etiquette, be able to multi-task, be well organized, and be able to make logical and timely decisions. Applicants must pass a background check and be bondable. This position requires use of an IBM iSeries computer system, general office equipment, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, adding machine, copier, facsimile, scanner, telephone, TDD, postage meter, and typewriter. This position requires workers to stand for long periods of time. Overtime work may be required on occasion. Regular, dependable attendance and punctuality is a must. A bachelor’s degree in accounting or related field is desired, as well as experience in data entry, accounting, bookkeeping and collections using automated record-keeping systems, preferably in a Virginia local government setting.
Applications and a more detailed job description may be obtained at the Wise Municipal Building located at 501 West Main Street in Wise between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday or by visiting www.townofwise.net and clicking on “Home” and then the “Employment” tab. Please submit at the Wise Municipal Building or mail to Town of Wise, Attn: Robin Meade, PO Box 1100, Wise, VA 24293. Review of applications will begin on March 3, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled.
The Town of Wise is an Equal Opportunity Provider and Employer.