Full Job Description
Requisition No: 215101
Agency: Children and Families
Working Title: Administrative Assistant I
Position Number: 00000001
Posting Closing Date: 08/14/2020
Florida Department of Children & Families – Office of Economic Self-Sufficiency
Description: This is a paraprofessional position assigned to the Office of Economic Self-Sufficiency. The incumbent provides a high level of administrative support to management personnel and is responsible for a wide range of duties to help maintain the smooth flow of day-to-day operations. The incumbent in this role is required to maintain a high level of confidentiality.
Annual Salary: $30,000 - $33,000 annually. Salary does not include an additional bi-weekly competitive area differential of $48.80. Internal salary appointments are determined according to DCF Salary policy.
Manage incoming and outgoing telephonic, electronic communication and written correspondence;
Manage a busy calendar;
Operate office equipment with proficiency and use a variety of accounting, word-processing, graphic presentation and data base software applications;
Manage ordering of supplies;
Compose and distribute a variety of correspondence;
Prioritize and manage multiple projects simultaneously;
Perform special assignments, prepare reports and related duties.
Minimum Requirements: 2 years administrative or clerical experience and/or Associate's degree.
Essential Skills: Proficiency in the use of MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint), excellent typing, communication, writing, and time management skills are needed to perform the duties of this position.
State of Florida Employment applications must reflect most current position and all previous employment history in order to receive full consideration
Some Agency positions may require successful completion of pre-interview assessment or work sample prior to interview
Ability to speak/read/write Spanish/Creole/French or other foreign language may be considered in the selection process as determined by Agency need at time of interview
It is the policy of the Florida Department of Children and Families that any applicant being considered for employment must successfully complete a State and National criminal history check as a condition of employment before beginning employment, and, if applicable, also be screened in accordance with the requirements of Chapter 435, F.S., and Chapter 408, F.S. No applicant may begin employment until the background screening results are received, reviewed for any disqualifying offenses, and approved by the Agency. Background screening shall include, but not be limited to, fingerprinting for State and Federal criminal records checks through the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and may include local criminal history checks through local law enforcement agencies.
The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.
Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.
The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.
VETERANS’ PREFERENCE. Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, candidates eligible for Veterans’ Preference will receive preference in employment for Career Service vacancies and are encouraged to apply. Candidates claiming Veterans’ Preference must attach supporting documentation with each submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code. Veterans’ Preference documentation requirements are available by clicking here. All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement.
Nearest Major Market: Fort Lauderdale
Nearest Secondary Market: Miami