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East Providence News

5/10/2017 - Temporary Clerical Help

Temporary Clerical Help


$10.00 – $15.00 depending on duties


The City of East Providence is looking for individuals who are interested in temporary clerical positions that are needed at various times throughout the year. These positions may be intermittent or up to several months in length as needed.  Employees may be assigned work in any City department.

This is on-call work of a routine clerical/secretarial nature filling in for regular City employees who are temporarily absent or to provide additional clerical support to complete special short-term projects.

Work generally involves answering telephones and interacting with the public; photocopying materials; distributing mail; filing a variety of material according to established department procedures; archiving materials and physically moving boxes to appropriate area; and word processing or typing correspondence, reports and forms.   

Work assignments may involve data entry or cashiering; performing recordkeeping; using computers for word processing, data entry and spreadsheet assignments; transcribing from dictation equipment; and processing purchase orders.


Deals tactfully and courteously with the public, coworkers, and other City employees, occasionally in difficult customer service situations.


Minimum Qualifications

High school diploma or equivalent.  Some previous clerical/administrative experience working with Windows software applications preferred; knowledge of alpha/numeric filing systems.


Applications may be obtained from the Human Resources Department, East Providence City Hall, 145 Taunton Avenue, Room 201, East Providence, RI  02914, or from our website; www.eastprovidenceri.net.  No phone calls, please.  Applications for these positions will be accepted on an ongoing basis.