at Arkansas Government Job in Jonesboro, Arkansas, United States
LOCAL OFFICE ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT
Date: Aug 9, 2022
Req ID: 21598
Jonesboro, AR, US, 72401
Category: AR DEPT OF HUMAN SERVICES
Anticipated Starting Salary: $26,033.90
Position Number: 22102398
Posting End Date: 08/16/2022
Anticipated Starting Salary: $26,033.90
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.
Hiring Official: Janice Griffin
Minimum Qualifications (from OPM Job Specification)
The formal education equivalent of a high school diploma; plus three years of experience in a clerical or administrative field. 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 CERTIFCATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALFICIATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.
The Local Office Administrative Assistant works under general supervision and 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. This position requires computer keyboarding skills, phone system, clear enunciation, and excellent verbal and written communication skills. Position assignments are dependant on the needs of the office and are determined by management staff.
Initial and on-going training is required and may also require in-State travel (day and or night stays).
Requires the ability to multi-task, problem solve and prioritize.
Must be able to escort clients to and from the lobby multiple times a day. Must be able to sit, type, and talk on the phone for long periods of time. Requires some standing at the multi-functional device for scanning and copying.
Sufficient interpersonal skills to ensure a positive relationship with clients and coworkers.
Class Code: C062C
FLSA Status: NON-EXEMPT
Salary Range: $26,034.00 – $37,749.00
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.
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.
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.
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.
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: Jonesboro