Senior Administrative Clerk


contact information

Arthur Palomar

job description

The Department of Animal Services is seeking to fill one Senior Administrative Clerk position in Shelter Operations via lateral transfer.


The Department of Animal Services is a very dynamic department in need of a highly effective communicator who is adaptable and exhibits good leadership skills to work in the animal shelter. As the Senior Administrative Clerk, you will gain comprehensive experience in coordinating and supervising a staff of Administrative Clerks, part-time clerical staff and some volunteers. You will also be able to hone your skills in exercising independent judgment in complex situations. 

In addition to the normal duties of a Senior Administrative Clerk, such as filing, writing correspondences, managing the front counter, and answering phones, you will also have the opportunity to assist citizens in the management of animals. This includes selling licenses, processing adoption of animals, and processing the redemption of animals.

The Senior Clerk will initially be assigned to the West Valley Animal Care Center, and must be willing to work at various locations throughout the City; weekends and occasional holidays.


1.     Must currently have a regular appointment as Senior Administrative Clerk or have status in the class.  


A valid California driver’s license is required.

In accordance with Los Angeles City Ordinance 187134, candidates must meet the minimum requirement of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or receive an exemption and report their vaccination status prior to being hired by the hiring City department. The ordinance is available at

How to apply


If you are interested in applying for this position, please submit a City Employment Application detailing your education, training and experience to 

The period to submit your application opens on Wednesday, September 8, 2021 and ends when sufficient applications are received.