New job Administrative Assistant A in Vermont

Administrative Assistant A

Company : State of Vermont
Salary : $17.11 an hour
Location : Vermont

Full Description

Class Definition
Administrative work as an assistant to a manager, unit or program chief, or with direct responsibility for a specific assigned program or function. While actual duties may vary, positions in this class are characterized by work in a technical or specialized field, decision making with little concurrent supervisory review, and accountability for results. The role differs from higher level administrative assistants by a more limited program or functional area, and less impact upon total department activities. Assignments may generally be characterized as a first level administrative role with clearly indicated functional and authority dimensions. Assigned duties may include employee supervision. Work is performed under the direction of an administrative superior.
Who May Apply
This position, Administrative Assistant A (Job Requisition #17341) , is open to all State employees and external applicants.

If you would like more information about this position, please contact rita.quesnel@vermont.gov .

Resumes will not be accepted via e-mail. You must apply online to be considered.

Please note that multiple positions in the same work location may be filled from this job posting.

AHS BACKGROUND CHECKS: Candidates must pass any level of background investigation applicable to the position. In accordance with AHS Policy 4.02, Hiring Standards, Vermont and/or national criminal record checks, as well as DMV and adult and child abuse registry checks, as appropriate to the position under recruitment, will be conducted on candidates, with the exception of those who are current classified state employees seeking transfer, promotion or demotion into an AHS classified position or are persons exercising re-employment (RIF) rights.
DOC PREA Requirements
Conviction History Requirements: Candidates who have any felony conviction record or who, within the past five (5) years, have been placed under supervision or sanctioned for a misdemeanor conviction must receive a waiver from the Commissioner of Corrections in order to be considered for employment. You may access the application and corresponding documents by clicking here. Once you have completed the application, please send it directly to the hiring manager identified as the contact person in this job posting.

PREA (Prison Rape Elimination Act) Requirements: In accordance with federal regulation, any person applying for employment in the Department of Corrections must provide relevant information. Previous institutional employers will be contacted and required to provide information regarding substantiated incidences of sexual abuse or resignation during a pending investigation of an allegation of sexual abuse. By submitting this online job application, you certify all information furnished is true and complete. The information you provide in accordance with this regulation may be used, and previous employers may be contacted for the purpose of investigating and verifying your work history.
Environmental Factors
Duties are typically performed in an office setting with normal working conditions, some of which may be within an institutional environment. Depending upon duties assigned, some travel may be necessary, for which private transportation may be needed.
Minimum Qualifications
Associate's degree in business technology, secretarial science or office management

OR

High school graduation or equivalent and three (3) years of office clerical experience

Completion of a one-year vocational/technical training program in business and office occupations or related area may be substituted for one year of the work experience

College coursework may be substituted for the work experience on a semester for six months basis.
Total Compensation As a State employee you are offered a great career opportunity, but it's more than a paycheck. The State's total compensation package features an outstanding set of employee benefits that are worth about 30% of your total compensation, including:

80% State paid medical premium

Dental Plan at no cost for employees and their families

Flexible Spending healthcare and childcare reimbursement accounts

Two ways to save for your retirement: A State defined benefit pension plan and a deferred compensation 457(b) plan

Work/Life balance: 11 paid holidays each year and a generous leave plan; many jobs also allow for a flexible schedule

Low cost group life insurance

Tuition Reimbursement

Incentive-based Wellness Program

Qualified Employer for Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Program

Want the specifics? Explore the Benefits of State Employment on our website. Equal Opportunity Employer The State of Vermont celebrates diversity, and is committed to providing an environment of mutual respect and meaningful inclusion that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The State does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, membership in an employee organization, family medical history or genetic information, or family or parental status. The State’s employment decisions are merit-based. Retaliatory adverse employment actions by the State are forbidden.

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