Employment Opportunities >> Administrative & Clerical Support
Clayton County Board of Commissioners
Posted: May. 16, 2018
End Date: Jul. 16, 2018
MUST MEET MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Associates degree or the equivalent of two (2) years of college course work in office administration, public administration, or related field required. Bachelor’s degree in Public Administration, Business, or related field preferred. Five (5) years of progressively responsible office administration experience, customer service, sales or related field; must have experience operating office equipment such as computer, photocopier, facsimile machine, and telephone; must have excellent customer service skills.
NATURE OF WORK: The purpose of this classification is to provide administrative and technical support to a district Commissioner in responding to and assisting constituents. This position serves at the pleasure of the District Commissioner.
SOME OF THE ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES INCLUDE: Receives and responds to inquires and concerns through telephone, email, and personal contact on behalf of district Commissioner; exercises discretion and tact accordingly (must present professional image at all times); escalates to the district Commissioner’s attention those items requiring immediate attention; meets and greets guests, citizens, and constituents of assigned district Commissioner; follows up with constituents and the Commissioners keeping the district Commissioner informed and up-to-date at all times; drafts and prepares letters and other correspondence for assigned district Commissioner’s signature including information that may be of a confidential or sensitive nature; may be responsible for conducting research in order to obtain information to be include in correspondence; reviews all documentation and processes for the district Commissioners to ensure proper grammar, punctuation, and format are used; represents the district Commissioners at events, meetings, presentations, or other functions which will require local travel and evening/weekends work. Performs other related duties as required.
Tasks require the ability to exert light physical effort in sedentary to light work, but which may involve some lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling of objects and materials of light weight (5-10 pounds). Tasks may involve extended periods of times at a keyboard or work station. Some tasks require the ability to perceive and discriminate sounds and visuals cues or signals. Some tasks require the ability to communicate orally.
SELECTION PROCEDURE: Selection will be made from a register of eligible applicants that may be established by education, work experience, test score, personal interview, credit check, criminal history, driving history (copy of driver’s license may be required), drug screen, and/or physical examination.
TO APPLY: Applications may be submitted on-line at our County Website until the position is filed.