Student Clerk


The Student Clerk position is part of the Administrative Services Support Team (ASST) and may have the opportunity to work throughout many City of Kennewick departments including: Customer Service, Building, Planning, Engineering, Public Works, Human Resources, City Attorney, Finance, etc.

To be eligible, candidate must be currently enrolled in college courses and enjoy working in a fast-paced environment.  This is a part-time position, no nights or weekends required.

Computer experience in Microsoft Excel and Word is highly desirable.

Sandra Quandt
Brandi Ralston
General responsibilities vary with each department:

  • Receive incoming phone calls and customers, provide general information, answer questions, and furnish information related to various department procedures, policies and services.
  • Make copies of original contract documents and plans for contracts going out to bid, in large and small formats. (Includes using large scanners, copy & binding machines.)
  • Filing and copying various types of documents and reports.
  • Scan and distribute various reports for the departments using Outlook (e-mail).
  • Set up files including tabs and labels.
  • Entering information into Excel or Word spreadsheets.
  • Assist with copying and preparing door hangers for engineering projects, scheduled water outages, nonpay utility accounts, etc.
  • Enter invoices and requisitions into accounting system.
  • Sort and process incoming and outgoing mail. (At Frost & City Hall)
  • Stuff envelopes for mass (bulk) mailings & prepare and process outgoing mail for mailing at post office.
  • Receive, sort and receipt utility bill payments; may include bank deposits. (Payment handling, use of 10-key desired)
  • Various sorting and filing for City Attorney office on weekly basis.
  • Monthly safety checks and janitorial inventory.
  • Other duties as assigned.