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Reporting to the Supervisor, provides a variety of clerical support functions for department staff.

  • Serves as the department receptionist.
  • Works the department switchboard and answers main telephone lines.
  • Routes calls to appropriate staff in the department and agency and provides answers to questions ranging from routine to somewhat more difficult.
  • Greets visitors to the department.
  • Receives, sorts, date stamps and distributes incoming mail.
  • Orders and maintains supplies.
  • Assembles and distributes the weekly department itinerary.
  • Types letters, memoranda, and other correspondence to assist staff in the department.
  • Provides clerical assistance with processing documents, filing, and maintaining files.
  • Performs various data entry projects to support department needs.
  • Assists with special projects and mass mailings by assembling, labeling, and collating.
  • Serves as back-up timekeeper for the department.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • One year of secretarial or programmatic experience in an office setting involving multi-line phone systems, filing, and computer work.
  • Knowledge of office practices and procedures.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Excellent telephone and communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently or as part of a team.


$31,000 - $33,000
$31,000 - $58,000
Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

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