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THE OPPORTUNITY: The City of Brownsville is in a transformative
period driven by significant public and private investments such as
the expansion of the Brownsville-South Padre Island Airport
Terminal, Space X, the Port of Brownsville, Downtown
Revitalization, and quality of life enhancements.
Our ideal candidate for Fiscal Technician aspires to be a model
of innovation, inclusion and empowerment who enables bold people
and ideas to thrive. The Fiscal Technician will be a participatory
leader: a results-oriented, relationship-building, self-aware team
player who also possesses high integrity, politeness, and fostering
trust by building relationships with tolerance, patience and
support in order to provide the best value in service of the
citizens of Brownsville.
The purpose of the Fiscal Technician is to provide accounting/
fiscal support for assigned area of responsibility. The class is
responsible for entering data, updating and maintaining ledgers,
journals, and files; and performing various fiscal functions and
calculations. The class works according to set procedures under
- Effective Communication
- Time Management
- Ethical Practice
- Customer Service
- Reconciles and researches invoices and statements.
- Assists accounts receivable staff in establishing accounts,
assisting citizens and performing other tasks.
- Disburses vendor payments.
- Receives, receipts, logs, and posts funds from customers,
employees, and the general public.
- Makes deposits and transfers according to direction of
supervisor or established policy.
- Prepares and processes invoices, purchase orders, receipts and
other financial statements as directed.
- Organizes and files receipts and deposits of revenue and
expenditure funds into the accounting system.
- Files bills, vouchers, forms and statements.
- Performs various accounting functions such as preparing
accounts receivable, deposits, and/ or vacation and leave
- Processes billing for third party vendor accounts.
- Coordinates payroll for area of responsibility; processes load
sheets, contracts, time sheets, and vouchers.
- Performs routine office tasks such as data entry, typing
correspondence, filing, faxing, telephoning, and photocopying.
- Requires high school diploma or GED
- Valid Texas Driver's License.
- Requires over six months and up to and including one year.
Performs light work that involves walking or standing most of
the time and involves exerting up to 20 pounds of force on a
regular and recurring basis, or skill, adeptness and speed in the
use of fingers, hands or limbs on repetitive operation electronic
office machines or tools within moderate tolerances or limits of
The City of Brownsville requires all employees to successfully
pass a Drug & Alcohol examination and a Background Check.
The City of Brownsville is an Equal Opportunity Employer. ADA
requires the City to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified
individuals with disabilities. Prospective and current employees
are invited to discuss accommodations.
The City of Brownsville participates in a generous retirement
plan with retirement opportunities available at 5 or 20 years of
continuous service. The City has an exceptional employee and family
medical and dental insurance plan. Employees may also contribute to
deferred compensation plans from AXA Equitable or supplemental
insurance plans from AFLAC and Colonial Life. Full time employees
have the opportunity to accumulate 10 sick days and 10 annual days
per year. Additionally, the City of Brownsville observes 12
The City of Brownsville does not discriminate on the basis of
race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender
identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual
orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age,
membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental
status, military service, or other non-merit factors.
Nothing in this job description restricts organization's right
to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at
any time in order to develop our employees; This description
reflects management's assignment of essential functions, it does
not prohibit or restrict the tasks that may be assigned; this job
description is subject to change at any time.