Office Assistant

Work Type

$12.58 - $14.47 Hourly

Closing Date
February 16, 2020
Posted February 6, 2020

Agency Name
Forsyth County Department of Social Services

Work County

Job Location
741 North Highland Avenue
Winston Salem
North Carolina
Job Description

The Forsyth County Department of Social Services is seeking a highly motivated self-starter to join the Office Assistant Unit within the Mailroom.  Responsibilities include receiving and sorting incoming mail, preparing outgoing mail for distribution, responding to agency staff regarding mail, supplies and/or deliveries, and any other tasks needed within the mail room. The ideal candidate will demonstrate professionalism, the ability to multitask, be people-oriented, and work effectively in a fast-paced environment.  Strong verbal and written communication skills are important for interacting with internal and external customers.  Excellent organization and computer skills are a must with attention to detail and accuracy. Graduation from high school or GED and at least one year of office/clerical experience. A higher education level may be considered as a substitution for all or part of the experience. Bilingual skills (English/Spanish) are a plus. Essential duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to the following: -  Providing a variety of office support and technical assistance to accomplish mail flow throughout the agency; -  Receiving, prepping & scanning mail into the electronic data management system; -  Interacting with internal and external customers in regards to supply requests & orders, delivery of mail, and questions regarding items scanned. The person selected for this position must perform the above duties while ensuring that timeliness and documentation requirements are maintained as mandated by State and County regulations.    
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