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Accounting Clerk - Finance Department

Come join our team as an Accounting Clerk in the Finance Department.  This position performs a variety of duties including receipting, typing, word processing, and creating and maintaining spread sheets.  There are two Accounting Clerks and the current open position will perform the Accounts Payable duties.  Please click the following link to view the job description, Accounting Clerk Job Description.

Hours:  The position is full-time (40 hours per week), Monday – Friday, 8:00 am to 4:30 pm.

Compensation:  The starting salary is $25.27 – $26.76 per hour depending on experience.  The salary range is $25.27 – $29.21 per hour.

Benefits:  Employees receive 8 hours per month of vacation accrual (increases in 3rd year), 96 hours of sick leave accrual per year, and 10 paid holidays.  After six months of employment, employees receive one floating holiday and after one year, two personal leave days are provided.  Employees also receive an additional 1% longevity pay after five years (longevity increases every five years thereafter with a 5% cap).  This position is eligible for retirement benefits with the State of Washington’s PERS system.  The City pays 95% of medical and vision premiums and 100% of dental insurance premiums.  The employees’ portion is $73.25 per month for full-family health insurance coverage.  There is also an excellent retiree medical plan available for qualified employees.  Additionally, the City and employees contribute to a Health Reimbursement Account (HRA-VEBA) that can be used for out-of-pocket health expenses.  There is a $30,000 life insurance policy paid for by the City.

To apply:  Candidates are invited to submit a City Application (links on main HR page), Resume and Letter of Interest to:  City of Poulsbo, Attn:  Human Resources, 200 NE Moe St, Poulsbo, WA  98370 or via e-mail to

The selection process for this position will include a written test.  Applicants who are invited to participate in the test and subsequent interview process will be notified by email.  Finalist(s) will be required to complete a Criminal History Background Check

Dates:  July 20, 2020        Position closes
              July 24, 2020       Testing
              July 31, 2020       Interview date (tentative)
             Aug 7, 2020          Interview date (tentative)

Contact information:  Deanna Kingery, HR Manager, or 360-394-9705.


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