Account Technician Job at Hillsborough, San Mateo County, California

Account Technician

Town of Hillsborough , California

Job Information 



Mid Level


$36.18 - $43.99 Hourly

Application Deadline 

Until filled

No Application Deadline

Recruitment Type 

Open Competitive


The Town if Hillsborough is currently looking for a part-time (8 hrs/day, two to three days per week) Technician to support our Finance & Water Services Department. The incumbent will report to the Assistant Finance Director.

This is a part-time position for the Town of Hillsborough and will be designated to help support the water services department. This position functions with a high degree of independence within the department and performs operational duties in the areas of water billing, transaction processing, account reconciliation, and front counter and phone customer service. There could also be special project assignments for other finance related activities, as needed.

This is a part-time position, with a minimum of 16 hours per week that will last for up to a year.  As this position is needed for anticipated temporary increase in workload, it is likely the position will end after the assignment is completed. However toward the end of the assignment, the Town will evaluate needs of the department to determine if the position will be extended. 

Knowledge of and Proficiency in:

Front counter and phone customer service;

Financial transaction processing speed and accuracy;

Basic general accounting and billing practices;

Business arithmetic;

Correct business English usage and standard format for written communication;

Efficient filing system and use of standard office equipment, financial accounting and billing software, and Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel) in a Windows-based environment;

Water billing process, a plus;

Basic Reconciliation functions;

Business License processing.

Ability to:

Perform the essential duties of the job;

Prepare transactions and documents accurately and rapidly;

Understand and carry out written and oral instructions; communicate clearly and concisely both orally and in writing;

Establish and maintain effective communication and working relationships with employees and members of the public.

Adapt and be flexible;

Exercise personal initiative;

Effectively manage a heavy workload under pressure with tight deadlines.


This position is not eligible for benefits.

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1600 Floribunda Ave

Hillsborough, CA 94010