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PT PBX Operator/Receptionist (Temporary) ( 2 Positions)

Cerritos College
California, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted date
Aug 30, 2021

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Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Human Resources Administration
Employment Level
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Employment Type
Part Time
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PT PBX Operator/Receptionist (Temporary) ( 2 Positions)

Salary: $14.00 Hourly
Job Type:
Job Number: PT-Operator-21
Closing: 12/31/2021 11:59 PM Pacific
Location: Norwalk, CA
Department: PT-Operator-21
Division: Purchasing

Closing Date:
This position will close on December 31, 2021 at 11:59 PM (or when 150 applications are received, whichever occurs sooner).

Job Duties
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Operates a complex multi­line computerized telephone system to receive incoming and facilitate outgoing calls. Takes and routes calls to appropriate departments or staff. Provides routine information to callers.
Receives, sorts, and distributes incoming mail. Organizes mail to optimize delivery.
Processes outgoing mail and deliveries by receiving, weighing, calculating costs, and affixing postage to outgoing mail. Contacts express mail services as appropriate.
May assist other departments by receiving, verifying, and distributing mail and shipments to the appropriate locations.
Maintains records, files, and logs of postage, long distance calls, and other mail­room and telecommunications activity, as needed.
Performs clerical duties that can be handled in an environment with constant interruptions.
Performs other related duties as assigned.

Physical Demands:
Requires the ability to function predominately indoors performing work of a moderately
active nature. Requires sufficient ambulatory ability to stand, lift, and place medium weight items (under 40 pounds) onto shelves on a sustained basis. Requires sufficient hand­-eye coordination to use a computer keyboard at an acceptable rate. Requires sufficient visual acuity to recognize people, numbers, and words. Requires auditory ability to carry on conversations in person

Conditions of Employment
This is a part-­time temporary position. Hours of employment will vary up to 15 hours per
week, as needed. Schedule to be determined by the department This position will require flexible availability and may require work during evening hours.

Employment is to be effective as soon as possible following completion of the selection process.

Individual who is offered employment shall be required to obtain fingerprints for a criminal history clearance through the State Department of Justice and remit the required fee for processing the fingerprints, (no fee if obtained at Cerritos College Campus Police Station), produce an original social security card, and submit negative TB test results (must be within the past four years or within the last 60 days if not previously employed in a school district or community college district California) before employment.

Board Policy 2905 requires all employees to submit either proof of full vaccination against COVID-19, as defined by the CDC, or regular negative COVID-19 testing results, as detailed in the policy.

Proof of eligibility to work in the United States and signing of loyalty oath per Government Codes 3100-­3109.

Minimum Qualifications
Education and Experience:
High school diploma or equivalent and one year of clerical and customer service

Preferred Qualifications:
Experience in a combination of mail distribution and/or operation of a centralized multi­
line telephone system.

Supplemental Information
College/Department Profile:

Cerritos College is ranked 14th among the top 100 schools with the highest Hispanic enrollment in the United States by the United States Department of Education. Cerritos College serves as a comprehensive community college for southeastern Los Angeles County. Communities within the college's district include Artesia, Bellflower, Cerritos, Downey, Hawaiian Gardens, La Mirada, Norwalk, and portions of Bell Gardens, Lakewood, Long Beach, Santa Fe Springs, and South Gate. Cerritos College offers degrees and certificates in more than 180 areas of study in nine divisions. Enrollment currently averages 22,500 students. Visit Cerritos College online at

The Communication Center is one of the business units under the supervision of the Purchasing Department and encompasses the campus switchboard/operators, and the mailroom which serves as a hub for the college's communication needs. Hours of operation are typically 8:00 am - 7:00 pm Monday through Thursday and from 8:00 am -4:30 pm on Friday. Current hours during the COVID-19 pandemic are currently 8:00 am - 4:30 pm Monday through Friday, but may change to the aforementioned standard hours of operation at any time. Additional information about the Communication Center may be located at:

Required Documents
1. Cover letter
2. Resume/Curriculum Vitae

Application Procedures
.All required application materials must be submitted, as noted above. Applicants who need special services or facilities due to disability in order to apply or interview for this position must notify Human Resources at the time of application or at least 72 hours prior to the closing date or date of a scheduled interview.

To apply, visit

The District ensures that all qualified applicants for employment and employees have full and equal access to employment opportunity, and are not subjected to discrimination in any program or activity of the District on the basis of national origin, religion, age, sex or gender, race, color, medical condition, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, physical or mental disability, or because he or she is perceived to have one or more of the foregoing characteristics, or based on association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. .

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