New job OFFICE ASSISTANT in North Carolina | 2021
Company : Durham County
Salary : $30,915 - $55,647 a year
Location : North Carolina
Durham County Government employs approximately 1,900 employees that work towards providing needed services throughout the community. With a wide array of services, Durham County Government is at the heart of a rapidly growing and diverse area offering residents, employees and visitors exciting opportunities to live, work, grow and play. For more information about Durham County Government, visit www.dconc.gov.
Work is performed under the supervision of the Division Commander where assigned. Prepares and checks forms, records, reports, applications and other materials for accuracy, completeness and conformity with established procedures. Makes routine follow-ups to secure required additional information. Enters data from forms, charts, manuscripts, questionnaires, orders, certificates, affidavits, subpoenas and other material from rough drafts, marginal notes or verbal instructions. Maintains files where discretion is involved in assigning items to their proper place. Maintains inventories and mailing lists. Assists the public with inquires related to agency services. Operates standard office equipment; enters and retrieves information through a computer. Answers the telephone, relays and dispatches messages as required. Performs other related tasks as necessary.
HOURS OF DUTIES: 11:00 A.M. - 7:00 P.M.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
General knowledge of standard office procedures, practice, equipment and clerical techniques.
- General knowledge of business, English, arithmetic and spelling.
- General knowledge of agency programs and policies.
- Ability to type accurately at 30 wpm, use computers, file alphabetically and mathematical calculations.
- Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees and the general public.
- Ability to understand and follow and written instructions.
- Ability to maintain confidentiality of information. Ability to sit for long periods of time.
Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation form high school, supplemented by a course in typing or computer data entry as well as some clerical and data entry experience. Performs responsible clerical work and data entry as related work may require.
May have to acquire and maintain certification from the State Bureau of Investigations, Division of Criminal Information (DCI).
Durham County Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer