• Cashier II - SR-12 (Kailua-Kona Only) - Division: Vehicle Registration and Licensing

    County of Hawaii, Office of the Mayor
    Job Description
    Duties Summary
    Receives over-the-counter payments for a variety of bills, assessments, and other charges; determines the amounts to charge by applying various rules and laws; tallies cash and prepares daily cash receipts; assesses penalties and interest for delinquent accounts; and performs other related duties as required.

    There are five (5) immediate permanent full-time vacancies with the Department of Finance - Vehicle Registration and Licensing Division in Kailua-Kona.

    Cashier II positions in Kailua-Kona may be eligible to receive a $1000 Recruitment Incentive. Conditions apply.

    This recruitment is to fill vacancies in the Kailua-Kona district only.  Your application will not be accepted if you do not indicate Kailua-Kona as a district in which you are available to work.  

    The eligible list may be used to fill other permanent and temporary vacancies in Kailua-Kona as they arise during the life of the list.  Temporary appointment may lead to conversion to permanent appointment.  

    Examples of Duties
    Receives and records over-the-counter cash payments of current or delinquent accounts from the public and issues receipts.
    Informs public of penalties and interests when delinquent payments are made.
    Maintains various files of duplicate bills to ascertain application of payment when not accompanied with bills.
    Verifies bills against remittances before issuing receipts.
    Determines the amounts to charge the public by using various laws and rules.
    Makes change, sorts, and counts cash.
    Receives and receipts mail payments.
    Balances cash receipts against receipt stubs and prepares a cash report to show distribution of cash received to the various accounts.
    Maintains daily and monthly records of all collections.
    Prepares bank deposit slips.
    Prepares bills for special accounts.
    May assist with other clerical work.

    Minimum Qualification Requirements
    Training and Experience: 
    A combination of education and experience substantially equivalent to:
    • graduation from high school, and
    • four (4) years of clerical work experience, of which
    • one (1) of which shall have included responsibility for the collection and accounting for cash.
    Substitution of education for required experience:  An Associates Degree in Business Technology, OATS, or Secretarial Science may be substituted for two (2) years of clerical work experience.  (Scan and attach your official college transcript to be credited for the substitution of experience).

    Examination:  The examination consists of a written test that will be administered in Hilo on the Island of Hawai'i only.

    Please read the minimum qualification requirements carefully.  Be certain to list all pertinent training and experience.  It is essential that the applicant describe fully the duties and responsibilities of each position held, specify the date of each position held (from and to, month and year), and indicate the number of hours worked per week.  

    Attach all required documentation (e.g. official transcript, professional license(s)/certification(s), DD-214, etc.) at the time of submitting your application. 

    Note:  In-person interviews and/or further testing in Hawai'i County may be required at the discretion of the hiring department/agency.  If in-person interviews and/or further testing are required, applicants who are referred to the hiring department/agency must be available to participate in person and at their own expense at that phase of the selection process.

    Knowledge of:  office practices and procedures; methods of accounting for and banking cash; various negotiable instruments used in everyday business transactions; the operation of office machines such as cash registers, adding and calculating machines.

    Ability to:  make arithmetic computations rapidly and accurately; handle cash rapidly and accurately; keep financial records; meet and deal effectively and tactfully with the public; operate office machines such as cash register, adding and calculating machines; learn applicable laws, rules, and procedures.

    Physical Requirements:  Persons seeking appointment to positions in this class must meet the health and physical condition standards deemed necessary and proper to perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodations.

    Physical Effort Grouping:  Light

    Supplemental Information
    Please scan and attach these supporting documents to your on-line application, if required:
    • an official college transcript,
    • a valid driver's license,
    • a temporary assignment verification, 
    • professional licenses, and/or
    • certificates.
    Veterans applying for veteran's preference points shall also scan and attach their DD-214 form and as needed, their VA claim letter to the on-line application.


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    $38,004.00 Annually
    Kailua-Kona, HI
    Job Type
    Permanent & Temporary Positions
    Job Number
    Vehicle Registration and Licensing

    County of Hawai`i
    Department of Human Resources
    101 Pauahi Street, Suite 2
    Hilo, Hawaii, 96720
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