Dallas County, TX - Dallas County, TX3.8

Full-time$14 an hour
Performs direct routine support tasks utilizing data entry terminals andor word processing software, verifies and corrects entries, maintains records, and performs general support duties as assigned. Works within a well-defined framework of policies and procedures, under immediate supervision.

Detailed Description

Inputs, accesses and processes data, and reviews data for accuracycompleteness verifies and corrects errors.Performs general office duties to include alphabetizing, indexing, proofing, verifying and maintaining department correspondence, documents, materials and files.Interacts effectively with the public or other departments by answering routine inquiries and processing requests for information.Processes and distributes departmental correspondence, documents and materials to appropriate persons, agencies and organizations. Performs other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

Graduation from an accredited high school/GED program. Ability to type 25 wpm or 50 kspm. Candidates for all clerical, administrative and/or secretarial positions will be required to take and pass at least one skill(s) test(s) which will be determined by the Elected Official or Department Head based on the position and the operational needs of the department. Testing may include one or more of the following: 10-key, Coding, Data entry, Filing, Grammar, Math, MS Excel, MS Word, Proof Reading, Spelling, Sorting, Timed Typing (3 minute). Ability to understand and follow written and verbal instructions, organize and process work and establish and maintain effective working relationships and provide excellent customer service to other County employees and the general public. May require prolonged sitting, standing, walking and ability to lift files, boxes, and other materials up to 25 pounds, unassisted.

Additional Details

An extensive pre-employment background investigation will be conducted on all applicants who have been offered a position with Dallas County. The hiring process involves successful completion of each step. The steps include: Criminal History Review, Traffic Violations Record, Review of Personal History Statement and Documents, Physical Examination, and Background Investigation. Dallas County is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, National Service Alumni volunteers, and persons with a criminal background are encouraged to apply.

Minimum Salary: 13.86
Maximum Salary: 17.00
Currency: US Dollar (USD)

Requisition ID: 003510