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LOCAL OFFICE ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

at Arkansas Government Job in Fayetteville, Arkansas, United States

Job Description

LOCAL OFFICE ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

Date: Sep 29, 2021

Req ID: 10222

Location:

Fayetteville, AR, US, 72701

Category: AR DEPT OF HUMAN SERVICES

Anticipated Starting Salary: $26,033.90

Position Number: 22098377

County: Washington

Posting End Date: 12/31/9999

Anticipated Starting Salary: $26,033.90

DCO

This position is for vacancies in the following counties: Benton, Carroll, Boone, Marion, Baxter, Washington, Madison, Newton, Searcy, Crawford, Franklin, Sebastian, Logan, Scott and Polk.

The Department of Human Services is a place for people passionate about serving others and changing lives for the better. We care for Arkansans of all ages and ensure places like child care centers and nursing homes are safe. We are the safety net for the most vulnerable Arkansans. Whether you answer the phones, take applications, protect children, or help care for residents or patients at one of our facilities, you make a difference by working at DHS. Plus, working for the State has great perks, including a pension, maternity leave, paid state holidays, and much more. At DHS, we take care of our employees so you can help care for others.

Position Information

Class Code: C062C

Grade: GS03

FLSA Status: NON-EXEMPT

Salary Range: $26,034.00 – $37,749.00

Summary

The Local Office Administrative Assistant is responsible for performing a wide variety of tasks that are standard or regular support duties within an assigned department or program. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.

Functions

Screens incoming calls, directs calls, and takes and transmits messages. Greets visitors and provides assistance. Receives, sorts, and distributes various mail and correspondence to appropriate personnel. Prepares external and internal outgoing mail and follows established procedures and postal requirements. Photocopies various documents and ensures appropriate safeguard of such documents related to confidentiality. Performs tasks using standard operating equipment and computer programs to prepare and format forms, correspondence, reports, and other documents. Provides routine data entry, keying in information into designated fields using various databases. Assists in ensuring the proper flow of paperwork exists within an assigned department. Answers written or oral inquiries of a routine nature. May schedule appointments and conference rooms, verify data, provide follow up, and communicate appointment schedule to appropriate parties. Performs other duties as assigned.

Dimensions

None

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of computers and software applications. Knowledge of filing and recordkeeping procedures and statistics. Knowledge of customer service principles. Ability to perform data entry, typing, and word processing. Ability to comprehend and assimilate technical and business related documents. Ability to follow policies and procedures and other applicable regulations.

Minimum Qualifications

The formal education equivalent of a high school diploma. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management. OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.

Licenses

None

The State of Arkansas is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, age, disability, citizenship, national origin, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other status or characteristic protected by law.

Nearest Major Market: Fayetteville

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Job Posting: JC189202897

Posted On: Aug 04, 2021

Updated On: Oct 27, 2021