Job: Administrative Services Technician
 Job Title:  Administrative Services Technician
 Position Type:  Full-Time
 Compensation/Salary:  54504-63024
 Job Code:  JXT3779
 Posted On:  29 Jan 2013
 Deadline:  February 8, 2013
 Company/Agency:  Calistoga
 Job Category:  Admin-Budget-Financial
 Location:  Calistoga, CA 
 Job Web Site:
 Job Description
  The City of Calistoga has a full time employment opportunity with excellent benefits for an Administrative Services Technician. The Administrative Services Technician performs complex, para-professional accounting work involving the creation and maintenance of financial, accounting, and/or statistical records in an on-line accounting system.

ESSENTIAL AND MARGINAL FUNCTIONS – including, but not limited to, the following:
• Prepare and maintain payroll and personnel records; monitor and record changes in employee status; respond to personnel inquiries regarding payroll, health benefits, retirement, life insurance and workers compensation.
• Perform new employee orientation including preparation of employee packets and employee review of packets including benefits, procedures, and accruals.
• Prepare monthly benefit billings of health, dental, PERS, life insurance and workers compensation.
• Prepare the City’s bimonthly payroll and monthly payroll reports; maintain payroll records and reports; prepare quarterly and annual payroll tax reports and year end information returns including W2's.
• Prepare and process loan receivables and developer deposit accounts including tracking payments, mailing invoices and statements, posting revenues and receivables and tracking non-payments.
• Perform administration of credit cards services for the City; coordinate the purchase of computer technology supplies and logging of any computer problems with outside information technology consultant.
• Preparation of monthly journal entries, maintains various ledger, registers according to established accounting procedures.
• Assist in the preparation of the annual budget and comprehensive financial reports.
• Preparation of the annual sales tax report, salary information to the State Controller and Bay Area News Group.
• Establishes and maintains complex and confidential files and recordkeeping systems;
• Coordinates office activities, workflow, and operating procedures; acts as liaison with other departments/divisions and/or other agencies and groups.
• Prepares a variety of materials from written or oral instructions or transcription equipment including correspondence, reports, charts, spreadsheets and statistical data that may be complex, and/or sensitive; initiates and/or composes correspondence and other documents.
• Reviews audit reports, identifies discrepancies, notifies supervisors and other appropriate sources and ensures that issues are resolved quickly and accurately; distributes reports to internal and external sources in a timely manner.
• Answers employee’s technical questions, analyzes, studies and makes recommendations on development and implementation of improvements to systems, policies and procedures related to areas of responsibility.
• Provides accurate and timely information and assistance to employees and department managers as requested or necessary.
• Backs up account clerk staff as necessary with accounts payables, business licenses and utility billing.
Qualified Candidates will possess the following:
• Three years of increasingly responsible accounting or bookkeeping experience. A minimum of three years of processing payroll for a Public Agency, preferably a local government. Knowledge of CalPERS internet system, MOM software or similar processing software is highly desirable. Work history in a multi-tasking work environment with specific imposed deadlines and requests to provide information to various agencies and employees is highly desirable.

The initial filing date for the first review is Friday, February 8, 2013. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Applications are available at the City of Calistoga, Personnel Department, 1232 Washington St., Calistoga, CA, (707) 942-2803, or they may be downloaded at Applications must be filled out completely and received by the Personnel Department no later than February 8, 2013 @ 4:30 p.m. No e-mail or faxed applications are accepted. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Please submit a cover letter, resume and application. Resumes in lieu of applications will not be accepted.
 Job Contact
 Contact Name:  Gloria Leon  Primary Phone:  707-942-2800
 Title:  Administrative Services Director  Fax: 
 Company/Agency:  Calistoga  Email:
 Location:  Calistoga, CA  Contact Web Site: