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You must provide all information requested on the application form (resumes will not be considered as a substitute for the application). Initial screening by Human Resources for minimum requirements is based on your APPLICATION ONLY (supporting documents will not be reviewed during initial screening). Incomplete applications will not be considered by hiring committees. You will have an opportunity to upload supporting documents for committee consideration during this online application process.

Position Information

Posting Number:06001451
Position Title:Office Clerk -Wildland Fire Sciences (Part Time, Temporary Hourly, Non-Benefited)
Posting Date:11/07/2018
Closing Date:
Open Until Filled (notes):Open For Acedemic Year
Length of Position:Temporary, as Needed Basis
Anticipated Start Date:
Position Type:Temporary PT Hourly
FTE:< .50 FTE
Salary Level:Irregular Wage Salary Schedule
Starting Minimum Pay:$10.75/hr, non-benefited position, no guarantee of hours
Starting Maximum Pay:$14.00/hr, non-benefited position, no guarantee of hours
Hours per Week:15 hours per week
Work Schedule:Work Schedule may Vary
Days of the Week:Days of the Week may Vary
Job Summary/Purpose:

The Wildland Fire Science (WFS) Program seeks a qualified individual to serve as an office clerk. This position will assist the WFS Program Director in the office and classroom.

Terms of Employment:
• This is a part-time (<.50 FTE) Temporary Hourly/Non-Benefited position
• Requires flexible work schedule, which may include evenings and/or weekends as well as travel throughout the district when needed.
• Upon hire, must pass criminal and/or driving history; only information relevant to the position will be considered.

Essential Functions:

1. Assist with WFS course office and classroom workload.
2. Assist with WFS program communication.
3. Coordinate with other College personnel, students and agencies to assist with event set-up.
1. Assist with other duties as needed.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Individuals must possess these knowledge, skills and abilities or be able to explain and demonstrate that the individual can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, using another combination of skills and abilities. The incumbent is expected to follow College work rules and policies.

2. Ability to communicate by writing, phone, and email.
3. Knowledge of editing, duplication and/or faxing.
4. Familiarity with and ability to operate or oversee the operation of audio-visual equipment, including overhead projectors, film, sound systems, video, television, interactive video and audio equipment including computer-controlled mixed media presentations.
5. Ability to perform data entry and spreadsheet review.
6. Ability to maintain inventory of department and program supplies
7. Ability to perform a range of electronic and traditional organizational tasks including but not limited to filing, cache organization, and email documentation.
8. Ability to review, understand and apply concepts presented in training programs, conferences, and/or professional literature
9. Ability to work with WFS Program Director, faculty, Department Chair, Instructional Dean and other COCC staff at all levels.
10. Willingness to travel and/or coordinate events at various hours and locations including during weekends and evenings, as required.
11. Ability to work cooperatively with and contribute to a diverse workplace through ideas or experience.
12. Ability to operate and oversee the operation of computers and other written materials including familiarity with and ability to use Microsoft Office including Outlook, Word, and simple Excel documents.
13. Ability to verbally communicate effectively with others, using the English language, with or without the use of auxiliary aids or services.

Physical Demands and Other Ergonomic Requirements:

Working hours are regular per the established work schedule. Work occurs in an ordinary office, mostly sitting. Extended standing with some lifting is possible occasionally.. Incumbent must be able to function effectively indoors in an office environment engaged in work of primarily a sedentary nature. Requires the ability to sit or stand at workstation for extended periods. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, use hands and fingers, handle or feel objects, tools or controls, reach with hands and arms. Requires near visual acuity to write, read written materials and computer screens, and sufficient hearing and speech ability for ordinary telephonic conversations. Lifting of objects up to 50 pounds occurs at times. Must be able to climb or pull self upward, kneel, stoop, crawl and crouch. All individuals are required to be able to perform the essential functions with or without reasonable accommodation.

Equal Opportunity / Non-Discrimination Statement

The goal of Central Oregon Community College is to provide an atmosphere that encourages our faculty, staff and students to realize their full potential. In support of this goal, it is the policy of Central Oregon Community College that there will be no discrimination or harassment on the basis of age, disability, sex, marital status, national origin, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, citizenship status, veteran status or any other classes protected under Federal and State statues in any education program, activities or employment. Persons having questions about equal opportunity and nondiscrimination should contact the Equal Employment Officer, c/o COCC’s Human Resources office, 541.383.7216.

Minimum Qualifications:

1. High School Degree or GED equivalent
2. General clerical or reception experience

Special Qualifications:

• Previous employment experience with a community college.
• Bilingual candidates encouraged to apply
• NWCG certifications are a plus

Special Instructions to Applicants:


NOTE: You may be required to upload required documents indicated in this posting at the time you apply. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable at application. It is the responsibility of the applicant to upload all required documents, including transcript(s). If you have questions please contact Human Resources at 541-383-7216.

Is a Criminal History Check required?Yes
Is a Credit History Check Required?No
Open Until FilledYes

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