Human Resources

CALM Office Assistant

Under the direct supervision of the Program Supervisor (CALM), perform specialized and responsible clerical, retail, and office duty functions; relieve supervisor of clerical detail and to perform routine support functions; do other related work as required.


$13.90 per hour

Minimum Experience

One year of responsible clerical, retail marketing or public relations experience.

Minimum Education Requirement

Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade, including or supplemented by coursework in typing, office management, or other related skill areas.

Minimum Requirements

Assume responsibility for routine administrative detail; establish and maintain comprehensive accurate files and records, and prepare concise and complete reports as required; demonstrate basic competency in computers consistent with the assignment; handle cash and balance cash register; understand and carry out oral and written directions; establish and maintain cooperative working relationships; walk on rough terrain; lift 50 pounds on a regular basis; see, hear, reach, bend, kneel, and run.

Examples of Duties

Serve as office management assistant; perform retail sales in gift shop, and maintain gift shop inventory; handle cash and credit sales transactions, and balance cash register; review and screen incoming and outgoing correspondence and communications routed to manager and other CALM staff; serve as an administrative aide by receiving and responding to inquiries from either CALM visitors or from telephone contacts; may prepare input data for a computerized record management, storage, and retrieval system, and utilize the output reports in the office operational functions for CALM; maintain a variety of records and files, which may include budget, expenditure, income, payroll, and a variety of other related records and files; assist with budget planning and expenditure control; may assist in a variety of functions and tasks related to CALM, including preparing materials, selling products, ordering supplies and gift shop merchandise, coordinating tours and volunteers, and dealing with the public.


CALM office (661) 872-2256

Application for Employment – Substitute Temporary – Classified

All candidates must file a Substitute/Temporary Classified Application and Supporting documentation with the Human Resources Department at the Kern County Superintendent of Schools Office, 1300 17th Street, Bakersfield, CA, 93301. Applications are available below, or at our offices.
Substitute /Temporary Classified Employment Application (may be downloaded at