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1920-020 – CLERK II/CASHIER – Code Compliance

  • Type:Full Time
  • Salary/Pay Rate:$ 809.55 biweekly / full benefits
  • Posted Date:11/27/2019
  • Deadline to Apply:12/11/2019 5:00 PM

FLSA: Non-Exempt / Classification 6

JOB SUMMARY: Under the general supervision of the Chief Building Official, responsible for performing clerical work requiring a specialized knowledge of departmental/division operations, engages in public contact both in person and by telephone; handles detailed and complex records; aids co-workers in detailed situations; will handle payment transactions. 


  • Receives written and oral customer requests, complaints and inquiries.
  • Processes building permit applications, distribute plans review letters, and permits. 
  • Reviews and inputs building permit applications, plans, and supporting documents for completeness, sufficiency of information, conformance with legal standards, and compliance with city requirements.
  • Answers questions and provide information to the public and applicants regarding building department requirements, regulations, and procedures.
  • Inputs building/property information into City’s computer system.
  • Provides coordination and routes customers to appropriate government agencies for other types of services requested.
  • Types and proofreads a wide variety of reports, letters, memorandums, and correspondence.
  • Assists with money deposits and with the collection of permit and inspection fees and fines.
  • Is generally familiar with and has knowledge of City permits and fees.
  • Performs general administrative duties in support of the Planning/Code Compliance Division. 
  • Performs other related duties as required.
  • Schedules and manages the daily calendars of the Chief Building Official and Inspectors

 SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED: Receives general supervision from the Chief Building Official.  Position has no formal assigned supervisory responsibility or authority.


  • The principle duties of this position are performed in an office environment. 
  • May be required to lift up to 30 pounds of computer paper, files or related supplies for overhead storage. 
  • May be required to climb a small ladder to retrieve files or supplies in overhead storage. 
  • Standing, walking and sitting for prolonged periods of time. 
  • May be assigned to work overtime when needed.


ALCOHOL AND DRUG TESTING POLICY: This position may be subject to the City of Del Rio’s Alcohol and Drug Testing Policy which includes:  Pre-employment testing, Post-Accident Testing, Random Testing, Reasonable Suspicion Testing, Return to Duty Testing, and Follow-Up Testing.


Education and Experience:

  • High School diploma or GED certificate, required. 
  • Two years of education/training in related subject matter, preferred. 
  • Minimum three (3) years’ experience of related clerical work, required. 
  • Three (3) years’ experience in handling payments/money, required.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Skilled in the use of personal computer and general office equipment.
  • Skilled in Microsoft programs; knowledge of computer operations.
  • Ability to interpret oral and written instructions and refers deviations, problems or unfamiliar situations to supervisor for proper decisions and guidance.
  • Ability to write reports, memos, schedules and general correspondence.
  • Skilled in oral and written communication.
  • Knowledge of record-keeping.
  • Ability to be courteous when receiving in-bound telephone calls and forwarding calls as necessary,
  • Ability; demonstrates courteous and effective working relations with the public.
  • Ability to manage workloads and meet deadlines in order to maintain efficiency in the department.
  • Knowledgeable in safety regulations, work practices and procedures.
  • Ability to work independently in the absence of specific instructions.
  • Ability to establish and maintain proper working relationships with supervisors, co-workers, and other departments.
  • Ability to speak and understand Spanish preferred, but not required.

Other Conditions of Employment:

  • Must have valid Texas Drivers’ License, Class C


  • The City of Del Rio investigates and obtains information from all references, both personal and professional, employers, public agencies, licensing authorities, and educational institutions in order to obtain information about applicants and to otherwise verify the accuracy of information provided in the application.
  • The City does not unlawfully discriminate in employment practices and no question on the application is used for the purpose of limiting or excusing any applicant from consideration for employment on a basis prohibited and protected by applicable Local, State or Federal law.
  • Applicants must agree to submit to any medical examination and/or drug and alcohol testing to determine the ability to perform the duties of the position which applied for and employment is contingent upon the results thereof.
  • If an offer of employment is made, the applicant is required to provide proof of identity and legal authority to work in the United States as per Federal immigration laws requiring form I-9.



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