$15.82 - $20.75 Hourly
The City of Irvine seeks a skilled candidate with a background or interest in animal care, demonstrated office experience and strong customer service and leadership skills, to assist with assist with the front office operations at the Animal Care Center. This position is Extended Part-time, 30-32 hours per week. Future Extended Part-time and Part-time positions may be filled from this recruitment.
The ideal candidate will have a high school diploma or equivalent and at least one year of responsible clerical experience. Some experience working in a professional animal care setting, such as an animal shelter, pet store or veterinarian office, is preferred.
For more information, please see the Extended Part-time Office Assistant III flier.
Irvine is recognized as one of America's Best Places to Live, according to Money Magazine. The City of Irvine has the distinction of being one of the safest cities in the United States with a population of more than 100,000, based upon FBI statistics on violent crime.
The Community Services Department provides exceptional service, innovative programs, and diverse cultural experiences in vibrant and sustainable spaces. The department consists of the following award-winning programs and services: Senior Services, Child, Youth, and Family Services, Animal Care, Recreation and Park Services and Operations, Orange County Great Park, Disability Services, Athletics, Aquatics, Fine Arts Center, Facility Reservations and Contract Classes, Park Planning, Open Space Programs, Administrative, Business and Support Services, Community Relations, Volunteer Coordination, Public Information and Special Events, and Transportation Services (TRIPS).
Find more information in the Office Assistant III job description.
Interview: After a thorough review of applications, those candidates deemed most qualified as reflected in their application will be invited to an interview.
Background Check: A thorough background investigation will be conducted prior to appointment.
Medical Examination: A medical examination will be conducted, including a drug/alcohol screening and proof of a negative TB test to ensure the ability to perform assigned duties. Please note: Although Proposition 64 legalized the personal use of marijuana in California, marijuana is a prohibited substance in the workplace. Marijuana detected in pre-employment drug screening may result in disqualification from employment based on applicable laws.
Future Vacancies: This recruitment may be used to fill future positions in similar and/or lower classifications within the organization.
Part-time employees are employed "at will" and their services can be discontinued without cause.Certain City budgets may not include funding for mandated CalPERS employer contributions. A qualified candidate who is a current member of CalPERS may be restricted from temporary/part-time employment.Equal Opportunity Employer
The City of Irvine is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. We encourage you to inform Human Resources at least two business days prior to the first phase of the selection process if you have a disability that may require an accommodation.