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Job Title: Chelan County Public Works - Administrative Assistant/Accountant
Department: Chelan County Public Works
Job Type: NonExempt
Salary: $ 2,997.36 - $ 3,469.81 / Monthly  
Posted: May 31, 2018
Application Deadline: June 14, 2018

Job Location

Chelan County Public Works
316 Washington
Wenatchee, WA 98801



Compiles payroll data to maintain payroll records, recording hours of work, processing time records, compiling payroll statistics, maintaining payroll control records, and calculating payrolls by performing the following duties.


  1. Compiling payroll data such as hours worked, sales or piecework, taxes, insurance, and union dues to be withheld, and employee identification number, from time sheets and other records.

  2. Preparing computer input forms, entering data into computer files, or computing wages and deductions and posts to payroll records.

  3. Reviewing wages computed and corrects errors to ensure accuracy of payroll.

  4. Reviewing personnel records to determine names, rates of pay, and occupations of newly hired workers.

  5. Recording new or changed pay rates in payroll register or computer files.

  6. Directing computation of pay according to company policy.

  7. Interpreting company policies and government regulations affecting payroll procedures.

  8. Review sick and annual leave reports monthly.

  9. Reviewing payroll to ensure accuracy.

  10. Review equipment rental hours, correct errors to ensure accuracy

  11. Perform accounts payable for benefits, parts, mileage, and equipment rental monthly.

  12. Input and check for accuracy the monthly fuel reports.

  13. Notify and update employee certifications.

  14. Answer and receipt development fees that come in.

  15. Answering and directing incoming telephone calls, screening calls, and correspondence.

  16. Assisting the public with any questions that they may have.

  17. Filing and scanning documents.


This job has no supervisory responsibilities.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


One year Accounting certificate from college or technical school; 2 years’ experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.  Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.


Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, percentages. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand and sit. The employee is occasionally required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Additional Information

The starting salary for this position is PW04 - Step 1 at $2,997.36 to Step 4 at $3,469.81 per month, depending on experience.  To apply: Submit a completed Chelan County Application, letter of interest and resume to Human Resources, 400 Douglas Street, #201, Wenatchee, WA  98801 or email to

Closing date for this position will be Thursday, June 14, 2018 at 4:00 p.m.