Alamance County is in search of an Office Assistant to coordinate, organize and assist in operations of the reception area for the Child Support Unit. Employee will perform a variety of functions that include records and reports management, filing, one on one customer services, correspondence and other general administrative tasks. Work requires an excellent working knowledge and experience in general administrative functions and use of general office equipment.
KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
General knowledge of office or work unit procedures, methods and practices.
General knowledge of and ability to use correct spelling, punctuation and specialized vocabulary; ability to proofread.
General knowledge of office accounting and record keeping procedures, mathematics and their application in the work environment.
Ability to learn and apply a variety of guidelines applicable to the work process.
Ability to use a variety of office equipment.
Ability to work with people with courtesy and tact in performing public contact duties.
Ability to record and compile information based on general guidelines.
Ability to balance and reconcile figures.
Ability to screen communications based on predetermined guidelines.
Ability to gather and give information and instructions regarding the work process and procedures.
Ability to learn to use specialized office equipment.
May require ability to coordinate work of other support staff, student workers or volunteers.
MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE
Graduation from high school and demonstrated possession of knowledge, skills and abilities gained through at least one year of office assistant/secretarial experience; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
All DSS positions are subject to reallocation contingent upon funding, agency needs and client population and are subject to perform work during emergency or disaster situations as required and may be required to staff shelter overnight.
Contact: Applicants may apply on line at the Alamance County Website.