WSDOT: Fiscal Technician 2 - Union Gap, WA

Employer: Washington State Department of Transportation

Job Description:
Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) is the steward of an integrated, multimodal transportation system that helps to ensure people and goods move safely and efficiently throughout the state. In addition to building, maintaining, and operating the state highway system, WSDOT operates the largest ferry system in the nation, manages the world's longest floating bridge, and recently completed the world's widest tunneling project.

The Opportunity
WSDOT is looking for an energetic and motivated individual to fill our full-time Fiscal Technician 2 position in our South-Central Region. This position provides clerical support services for region-wide crew and assists other office operations by maintaining day-to-day functions involving payroll accounts payable and employee customer service. Organize and verify area purchases and invoices for payment vouchering and PCMS payment processes, including verifying accurate coding and signatures, and contacting vendors to resolve errors and invoicing issues. Review employee time/leave reporting in the DOTtime payroll system, assisting employees with resolving errors and issues in DOTtime. Printing and reviewing payroll reports for accuracy and resolving any errors to meet payroll deadlines. Maintains an extensive filing system, review and enter inventory records, order office supplies, and assist the supervisor with additional workflow when needed.

If you have experience in customer service, knowledge of purchasing and payment reconciliation, and possess strong attention to detail apply now!

What to Expect
Among the varied range of responsibilities held within this role, you will:

Review, audit, and verify area invoices for accuracy and compliance with department policies and procedures.
Review and inventory records.
Verify coding, items purchased, sales tax, and receiving signatures.
Prepare invoices for processing via TRAINS Payment Vouchering System and Purchasing Card Management System (PCMS), credit card payment processing.
Review employee's timecard entries, and assist employees and supervisors with clearing exception errors, coding errors, and leave requests.
Work with supervisors and line-item approvers.
Run payroll reports and review for accuracy, resolve errors before cutoff deadlines.
Provide excellent customer service to internal and external customers.

To be considered for this opportunity, the following are required:
High school graduation or GED equivalency.
One (1) year of general clerical/fiscal experience.
Valid Driver’s License.
Knowledge, skills, and ability to perform clerical, secretarial, fiscal, and accounting functions.
Knowledge, skills, and ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing with supervisors, other employees, the public, and other agencies.
Knowledge and ability to operate equipment such as computers, copy machines, telephones, and general office equipment.
Attention to detail and ability to work in an environment with tight deadlines.
Ability to maintain confidentiality.
It is preferred that qualified candidates also have:
Knowledge, skills, and ability to perform investigative research and prepare detailed reports.
Knowledge, skills, and ability to make informed decisions and resolve complex problems.
Knowledge of WSDOT’s Payment Vouchering/PCMS Payment processing system and procedures
Knowledge of WSDOT’s Payroll Management System with the ability to make accurate and timely corrections, according to department rules and policies.
Knowledge of WSDOT’s HATS program/procedures for tracking, processing, and completing Reimbursable Work Orders.

Important Notes
This recruitment may also be used to fill additional positions throughout the Region per business needs.
Work schedule: Monday through Friday between 6:00AM-4:30PM.
This position offers flexible/hybrid remote work options.
In addition to base salary, employees may be entitled to other forms of compensation depending on the type, duties, or location of the position. For union-represented positions, more information on other forms of compensation can be found in the applicable Collective Bargaining Agreements. Information on other compensation types for non-represented positions can be found in Chapter 357-28 of the Washington Administrative Code.

WSDOT does not use the E-Verify system. For more information, please visit

Work-Life Balance – We are committed to ensure that our staff experience the reward of public service, while also sustaining a routine that suits each individuals’ lifestyle.
Paid Leave – In addition to 12 paid holidays, full-time employees earn up to 25 paid vacation days per year!
Tuition Assistance – Permanent employees have several options for assistance with education expenses, including tuition reimbursement programs, government discounts at participating colleges throughout the state, and eligibility for federal student loan forgiveness.

Plan For Your Future – WSDOT offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes a variety of healthcare options. Employees also have their choice of state retirement programs, and much more. Go to State Benefits for more information.

Check out this video to learn more: Why WSDOT?

How to Apply
Applications for this recruitment will be accepted electronically. Your relevant experience may be evaluated to determine your salary. Therefore, it is very important that the “Work Experience” portion of the application be completed in as much detail as possible.
To be considered for this opportunity, please include the following with your online application:
An attached Resume outlining (in reverse chronological order) your experience to date.
An attached Cover Letter that further explains your qualifications and indicates why you believe you are a viable candidate for this role.
Contact details for a minimum of three (3) individuals who can attest to your work performance, technical skills, and job-related competencies. This information can be entered in the “References” section of the online application; does not require an additional attachment.

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WSDOT is an equal opportunity employer. We value the importance of creating an environment in which all employees can feel respected, included, and empowered to bring unique ideas to the agency. Our diversity and inclusion efforts include embracing different cultures, backgrounds and viewpoints while fostering growth and advancement in the workplace. All persons, regardless of race, ethnicity, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, and/or gender identity, are encouraged to apply. Persons with disabilities needing assistance in the application process, or those needing this job announcement in an alternative format may contact the listed Recruiter via email.

Contact us
For inquiries about this posting, you may contact the assigned Recruiter, S. Fields at [email protected]. Please be sure to reference 23DOT-SCR-51375 in the subject line.

Contact Person:
Location: • Union Gap, WA
Application Method: Apply online
Base Pay: $35,280.00 - $49,596.00 Annually

Posted on September 28, 2023

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