Utility Billing (Clerk III) Deadline extended to April 26th! – CLOSED



The City of Three Rivers is seeking qualified applicants for a full-time Utility Billing (Clerk III) position.  Under direction of the Finance Director, incumbent will perform a variety of advanced clerical and bookkeeping responsibilities including but not limited to preparing customer utility bills; scheduling and coordinating work orders with Public Services staff; adjusting accounts as necessary; responding to citizen concerns and complaints; reconciling various subsidiary ledgers to general ledger, both monthly and annually; preparing audit schedules; maintaining various billing records and documents for general receivables; monitoring and collection of delinquent accounts; processing various journal to distribute internal costs; preparing purchases orders; coordinating information/data with the City Assessor including Board of Review; assists in the preparation of the annual budget; balancing daily cash deposits from daily business; and providing back up for the Accounts Payable and Payroll duties as necessary.

Within six (6) months, incumbents are expected to work independently with minimal supervision, within existing accounting policies and procedures; able to prioritize and successfully complete multiple work assignments; initiate, plan, organize and carry through projects; work quickly and accurately with numeric calculations; ability to interpret and explain local codes and ordinances; and provide excellent customer service to the general public in a professional courteous manner even in stressful situations.

Minimum requirements:  High School graduate or GED; at least 2 college semesters/terms in accounting; minimum of 1-year related work experience; or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the essential knowledge, skills and abilities; strong customer relations, organizational and computer skills; must be proficient at Microsoft Word and Excel; and a valid driver’s license.   Associate Degree in Accounting with at least 2-years related work experience preferred.  Union position, starting pay rate: $13.55/hour; after completion of 1 year of service rate will be $17.19/hour.

Official application are available for download or at Three Rivers City Hall, 333 W. Michigan Avenue, Three Rivers, MI 49093.  Applicants must submit all of the following: Cover letter, Official Employment Application form, Release of Information form, and resume to: Brandi DeRuiter, City Manager Assistant, City of Three Rivers, at the above listed address. Ph: (269) 273-1095, Fax: (269) 273-3132, Email: bderuiter@threeriversmi.org.  Official application accepted until April 26, 2013.