Senior Fiscal Clerk

  • City of Newport Beach, CA
  • Newport Beach, California
  • Apr 01, 2023
Full Time Accounting and Finance Clerical and Administrative Support
  • Salary: $4,607.27 - $6,482.48 Monthly USD

Job Description


Come join our team as a Senior Fiscal Clerk. Click on the following link to see what it is like working in the City of Newport Beach ( video )!

This position will remain open on a continuous basis with the first review date of November 9, 2022 OR until 150 applications are received. Please apply immediately as this recruitment may close at any time.

Currently there is one (1) full-time vacancy in the Finance Department. This position will primarily perform duties related to customer service, including but not limited to, answering phone calls, helping customers at the counter, responding to voicemails, providing cashiering services and opening and closing water utility accounts.

Schedule: Depending on the position a variety of work schedules may be available (e.g., 5/40, 9/80, 4/10).

If you are currently on an eligibility list or already a Senior Fiscal Clerk who is interested in transferring, please apply online to indicate your interest. Please note you will be excused from any testing processes which you have already completed.

1. Application Evaluation - The most qualified applicants will be invited to an online skills exam.
2. Online Skills Exam- T entatively scheduled for November 10, 2022. Top scoring applicants who pass the examination will be invited to a Virtual Interview.
3. Virtual Interview - Tentatively scheduled for the week of November 28, 2022. Passing applicants will be placed on an eligibility list that may be used to fill future full-time Senior Fiscal Clerk vacancies as they occur throughout the City.

The City offers an excellent benefit package and membership in the California Public Employees' Retirement Systems (CalPERS) Retirement formula is based on appointment date and membership status with CalPERS and the employee is required to contribute 11.5% of pay toward the retirement benefit.


The Senior Fiscal Clerk class may be distinguished from the Fiscal Clerk class by the difficulty and complexity of work performed. Incumbents typically possess specialized knowledge, abilities and skills, and often exercise independent judgment in the performance of their duties.

Essential Duties
Please see online job description for a more detailed description of specific job duties.

Please see online job description for a more detailed description of typical qualifications.

Experience & Education and License/Certificate

A combination of experience and education that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities may be qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:

Experience: Three years of increasingly responsible experience in the maintenance of financial and related statistical records.

Education: Equivalent to completion of the twelfth grade, supplemented by courses in accounting or business practices.

License/Certificate : Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate, valid California driver's license.

Please Note: Candidates deemed most qualified, as reflected in their application materials, will be invited to continue in the recruitment process. The prospective candidate must successfully complete a thorough background review, including being fingerprinted by the Newport Beach Police Department. The resulting report of your conviction history, (if any), will be evaluated along with the other information received in connection with your application. Except as otherwise required by law, a criminal conviction will not necessarily disqualify you from the position. The nature, date, surrounding circumstances, and the relevance of the offense to the position applied for may, however, be considered.

Disaster Service Worker: In accordance with Government Code Section 3100, City of Newport Beach Employees, in the event of a disaster, are considered disaster service workers and may be asked to respond accordingly.

Job Address

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