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CITY OF LEWISTOWN Office Clerk/ Assistant Water Clerk in LEWISTOWN, Montana

Full time position (willing to consider flexible schedule), A probationary period of one year will be required

WAGE: $16.85/hr

Completed applications must be submitted to City of Lewistown by May 22, 2024 by 5 pm.


Under general supervision, performs a wide variety of clerical work of moderate complexity. Work varies utilizing judgment within prescribed standards and procedures.


Establishes and maintains effective positive working relationships with fellow employees, superiors, and the public.

Answer all phone calls, direct phone calls to appropriate staff and accurately take messages when necessary.

Performs duties of cashier, involving receipting of monies collected from varying sources including utility payments, business licenses, and cemetery lots

Provides information to the public and to operational personnel

Routes incoming and outgoing mail

Operates various office machines including computer input.

Performs specific Department duties that may include balancing account receivable accounts

Collecting and posting monies to appropriate accounts

Prepares and mails statements for other areas in the City

Issues, bills, and collects business licenses

May assist the City Clerk in general clerical duties that may include keeping code and ordinance books updated, printing minutes into minute books, and other such related duties.

Responsible for annual maintenance assessments.

Photocopying materials and preparation of materials to be distributed.

Initiates routine daily, monthly, and annual Department operational records and prepares tabulations and summaries

Other duties as assigned.


Graduation from high school, including courses in typing, filing, computers and other secretarial functions, PLUS one year's office experience with cashiering, and computer knowledge and skills required

Experience dealing with the public desirable

General knowledge of Word, Excel, Power point and QuickBooks computer programs

Ability to use specialized municipal computer software