Contract Accounting Technician (PW) (Bellingham)

City of Bellingham

compensation: $25.96 Hourly
employment type: full-time
job title: Contract Accounting Technician (PW)
Nature of Work
Do you have bookkeeping experience in a construction or industrial setting? Experience with reading and complying with contracts and regulations? Enjoy working with a variety of databases and programs? Public Works is seeking a Contract Accounting Technician to join our Financial Services Team!

Performs a variety of accounting duties for multiple budgetary programs within the Public Works Engineering and Operations divisions. May be required to research applicable laws governing the administration and payment of contractual obligations. Assists in providing statistical and financial support to Public Works staff, Budget and Accounting personnel and State agencies.

This position will start at Step 1 ($25.96/hour). Employees receive step increases annually in accordance with the Guild of Pacific Northwest Employees, Local 1937 Collective Bargaining Agreement and City policy. The full 2023 hourly range for this position is $25.96 - $31.90. For internal candidates, placement within the range is based on City Pay Placement Procedures.

City of Bellingham employees receive medical, dental, and vision insurance as well as life insurance and long-term disability. Additional benefits include flexible spending accounts, a medical insurance opt-out program, and access to our employee assistance program. All eligible City employees are enrolled in a Washington State Department of Retirement Systems pension plan. Additionally, employees may elect to participate in the City’s 457 deferred compensation retirement savings plan.

Employees will receive 12 paid holidays in addition to one paid floating holiday each year. Employees accrue 8 hours total of contract and state sick leave per month in accordance with the collective bargaining agreement and Washington State Law. At the time of hire, employees will accrue 7.33 hours of vacation per month. Vacation accruals increase based on years of service. Leave accruals are based on 1.0 FTE, accruals are pro-rated if part-time and require employee to be in paid status at least 120 hours/month.

For additional information regarding benefits and compensation Information please visit the following:

Labor Agreements, Pay Schedules and E-Team Employee Handbook - City of Bellingham (cob.org)
Employment Benefits - City of Bellingham (cob.org)

Closing Date/Time: Tues. 5/28/24 8:30 AM Pacific Time

To apply online go to: http://www.cob.org/employment
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post id: 7745624167


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