Full Job Description
Orange County, Florida is home to a diverse population of over 1,000,000 residents spanning approximately 1,000 square miles. Beautiful year round mild weather, sunshine, world famous attractions, community and cultural events, plenty of outdoor activities, and miles of nearby beaches help make Orange County a great place to live and work.
Does this sound like somewhere you would love to live and work? Are you ready to take the next step in your career?
Orange County is pleased to announce an exciting opportunity. We are seeking a motivated, high energy, self-starter to serve in the role of Administrative Assistant. Provides administrative support and assistance to management and/or professional staff. Assignments may involve conducting research and compiling data or administering technical systems.
Work is performed under the direct supervision of Division Manager and is reviewed through meetings, conferences, reports, and results achieved
Perform basic clerical duties, faxing, photocopying, dispatching, and maintains filing system for division paperwork.
Compose division correspondence and documents.
Coordinate and complete administrative projects which may be of confidential nature.
Conducts research, data collection and analysis of information for use in reports, presentations and meetings.
Schedule meetings, prepare agendas and meeting minutes.
Prepare consolidation of reports, spreadsheets and presentations.
Proofread and edit correspondence and reports.
Radio and phone monitoring.
Participate in emergency activities and response
Perform other related duties as required
Graduation from high school or equivalent and four years of secretarial or administrative experience; or an equivalent combination of relevant education and experience.
Good working experience with Excel and Word, Power Point, Access and Windows.
Ability to effectively communicate both orally and in writing.
Experience in Kronos (payroll), preparation of Travel documentation, and report writing and editing are a plus
Applicants for the Administrative Assistant position must successfully pass a Typing Test at a rate of at least 40 correct words per minute. A valid score must be on file by 5pm on Friday, March 27, 2020, in order to continue in this hiring process. Please note that it is the applicant's responsibility to take the typing test within the required timeframe noted above. Orange County will not contact applicants for testing.
The test must be taken at: Orange County Human Resources, Internal Operations Centre, 450 E. South Street, 1st Floor, Orlando, Florida. Applicants must provide photo identification in order to sit for the test. Applicants must have already applied for the Administrative Assistant position in order to be eligible to take the typing test.
Typing tests are administered on a walk in basis on the following days: Monday and Friday between the hours of 8:30am – 4:00pm
It is the responsibility of the applicant to provide the detailed and relevant work experience and/or certifications which would qualify him/her for the position.
Posting Date: February 23, 2020
Closing Date: March 22, 2020
May close without prior notice
$ 17.50 per hour
Department: Public Works
Division: Roads and Drainage
Location: Public Works Complex
4200 S. John Young Parkway
Orlando, FL 32839
If you are claiming Veterans' Preference, you are responsible for providing the required eligibility documentation by the close date of the posting. Please submit a cover letter and copies of documents, not originals, to Orange County Human Resources Division, PO Box 1393, Orlando, FL 32801-1393 or fax to (407) 836-0098 (only Veterans' Preference documentation will be accepted by fax). Your cover letter should include the position posting number you are applying for, the title of the position and the last 4 digits of your social security number.
If your education was obtained in the United States, the County recognizes degrees or diplomas which are accredited by an agency recognized by the United States Department of Education (USDE) or the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). If you have obtained education from a country other than the United States, your degree or diploma must be evaluated to determine the United States equivalency by a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Service (NACES) or the Association of International Credentials Evaluations (AICE) at your expense.