Requisition Title: ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT
Primary Location: UNITED STATES OF AMERICA-TEXAS
AUDITORS OFFICE - 1201 ELM ST, STE 2300 - DALLAS
Organization: AUDITORS OFFICE
Brief Description Provides direct advanced administrative and secretarial support to the department and accounts for the coordination and supervision of office procedures and personnel to ensure the most cost effective and efficient method of administration.
Detailed Description Researches, collects, and analyzes data to complete a variety of projects, reports and inquires. Serves as a liaison between staff, management and other departments to facilitate functions and flow of information. May supervise or provide lead support to other support staff in distributing work assignments, training new employees, and assisting with daily assignments. May assist with budget preparation and monitoring and acquisition of supplies and services. Maintains confidential files, processes mail and answers telephone calls and inquires. Schedules appointments, makes travel arrangements, and organizes and manages calendars and activities. Performs other duties as assigned.
Job Requirements Education and experience equivalent to an Associates degree from an accredited college or university in Business Administration or in a job related field of study. One (1) year of work related experience. Ability to type 35 wpm. Candidates for all clerical, administrative and/or secretarial positions will be required to take and pass at least one skill(s) test(s) which will be determined by the Elected Official or Department Head based on the position and the operational needs of the department. Testing may include one or more of the following: 10-key, Coding, Data entry, Filing, Grammar, Math, MS Excel, MS Word, Proof Reading, Spelling, Sorting, Timed Typing (3 minute). Skilled in the use of standard software applications. Ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing, and establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, departments and the general public. Depending on the location, this position may require the incumbent pass an extensive background investigation. Standard office environment. Requires prolonged sitting, standing, walking and ability to lift and carry up to 25 lbs., unassisted. Juvenile Department: Position requires working with juveniles who may have committed dangerous/aggressive acts; should possess a high tolerance for working in an emotionally demanding/stressful work environment.
Additional Details An extensive pre-employment background investigation will be conducted on all applicants who have been offered a position with Dallas County. The hiring process involves successful completion of each step. The steps include: Criminal History Review, Traffic Violations Record, Review of Personal History Statement and Documents, Physical Examination, and Background Investigation. Dallas County is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, National Service Alumni volunteers, and persons with a criminal background are encouraged to apply. Preferred Strong knowledge in Microsoft Suites, primarily Excel and Word
Minimum Salary : 18.63
Maximum Salary : 23.24
Currency: US Dollar (USD)
Requisition ID: 003285