Office Assistant 2 - Typing Positions (W)

State of West Virginia - West Virginia3.5

Full-time | Part-time$20,000 - $37,000 a year
Education
Nature of Work
Full performance clerical support jobs that require typing. Multiple-step clerical tasks calling for interpretation and application of office procedures, rules and regulations. Tasks may include posting information to logs or ledgers, and checking for completeness, and calculating benefits. May sort and distribute mail. Types a variety of documents from verbal instruction, written or voice recorded dictation. Operates office equipment. May enter (type) data using a computer database and make system inquiries; may maintain numerical records; May answer telephone and tranfer calls or take messages.

This announcement is used to maintain an applicant pool for current and future hiring needs statewide. If you qualify your application and test record will be active for one year. You are not required to re-test as long as your record is active. Your opportunity for agency referral and possible interview may depend on the number of qualified applicants and their relative test results.

How to Apply: Apply Online. Public access computers are available at many libraries, and at Workforce WV offices. This job (OA 2, typing) requires a written examination (W) and typing test. The same examination is used for: Office Assistant 1, 2 , 3 (non-typing and typing), Secretary 1, 2 , Administrative Secretary, and Lottery Business Support Technician 1, 2. YOU MUST APPLY FOR EACH TITLE SEPARATELY. YOU MUST APPLY PRIOR TO TESTING. You only need to take the test once to be scored for the titles for which you have applied.

No test study guides are available. See the information and test centers list below. Testing schedules, locations, and other information can be viewed at our Job Opportunities Web Site

Do not take a copy of the online application to the test center. DO NOT APPLY UNLESS YOU CAN TEST WITHIN 90 DAYS. Online applicants who do not test within 90 days of application will be rejected.

Do not use a paper application unless you cannot apply online. If you must use a paper application due to disability or other valid reason, please call our office for special instructions. Applicants using a paper application must present a completed application form at the test site. Positive identification is required. There is a 90 day re-test waiting period. Caution: Any time you re-test your new score will replace any previous test score.

If you have previously applied for this job and simply want to update your ID (name, address, etc.), work preferences, or county availability, do not re-apply. Instead, send us a letter.

Minimum Qualifications
Training: Graduation from a standard high school or the equivalent.

Experience: Two years of full-time or equivalent part-time paid experience in routine office work.

Substitution: College hours, related business school, or vocational training may be substituted through an established formula for the required experience.

NOTICE: If you are claiming college or other post-high school education or license, you MUST attach or provide by mail a legible copy of your OFFICIAL education transcript, license or training record. YOU WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED FOR EMPLOYMENT UNTIL THIS VERIFICATION HAS BEEN RECEIVED. To avoid missing a job opportunity, it is important that you provide this verification as soon as possible. You only have to provide this verification one time. It is not required with every application. Attach documents to the online application, or via email to: applicantservices@wv.gov, FAX: 304-957-0396, or mail to: Division of Personnel, Building 3, Suite 500, 1900 Kanawha Blvd. E., Charleston, WV 25305.

Other Information
Test Centers.
No appointments are made. Apply online. Then, report at the Test Center of your choice. Your application will be inactivated if you do not test within 90 days. Close the new window to return here.

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