Job Posting: Receptionist

Job Posting: Receptionist

City of Iowa City

Receptionist, Senior Center

  • Wage: $17.60 – $22.56 per hour
  • One permanent 1⁄2 time position available
  • Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00AM – 12:00PM

Under direct supervision, assists staff in The Center. Greets the public, responds to questions, offers appropriate assistance and performs other clerical duties. Greets the public and provides routine information and assistance.

Answers the phone; takes and delivers messages. Processes Senior Center memberships, parking permits and parking ticket sales; collects fees and donations; issues receipts. Enrolls participants in classes and assists with program registration. Makes appointments for legal counseling, Senior Health Insurance Information Program and tax preparation services.

Collects, totals, and records daily coffee donations; provides change for cash transactions, reconciles petty cash. Helps track, tally, record, and prepare reports on Center participation. Assists public with the copy machine and does copying for staff. Prepares and assists with routine mailings. Helps track and maintain inventories of operational supplies. Sorts and delivers incoming mail. Conducts self in a manner which promotes and supports diversity and inclusivity in the workplace and community. Performs all other related duties as assigned.

Minimum education, experience and certification

High school degree or equivalent required. Familiarity with computer systems required. Minimum of one month of experience working with the public required. Six months of experience preferred including use of computer and public contact preferred. Must pass criminal background check.

Application deadline is Friday, December 8, 2017. To apply, please visit the City’s Self Services website at to complete the City of Iowa City online employment application.

To comply with the requirements of the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, all persons hired will be required to provide verification of identity and employment eligibility per provisions of the Act. The City of Iowa City is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The City of Iowa City is a supporter of the National Career Readiness Certificate.

City employees must log into their MSS account as an employee with their employee number and password in order to apply