Yuba County

The County is currently accepting Full-Time and Extra Help employment applications for the position of Office Specialist within the Administration and Finance division of Health and Human Services Department. Under general supervision, incumbents perform a variety of administrative, secretarial, and office support duties of considerable complexity, requiring thorough know ledge of the assigned department, division, or program, its procedures and operational details; provides administrative support to various department staff; composes and prepares correspondence using judgment in content and style; performs skilled word processing, data entry and organization, telephone and counter reception, processing of invoices, recordkeeping, statistical and technical report preparation, and filing; provides information to the public and County staff; and performs related duties as assigned. Note: Office Specialist is a County-wide classification. The employment list established from this recruitment may be utilized to fill additional vacancies within the same classification in other departments including law enforcement departments such as Sheriff and Probation if they arise during the life of the Employment List.

Minimum: Graduation from high school and three years of general office support or secretarial experience at a level equivalent to the County’s classification of Office Assistant.

Preferred: In addition to the minimum, one year (30 semester units) of college course work with an emphasis in business practices or a related field, additional experience as previously defined and/or experience in the public sector. Certain positions may prefer increased typing accuracy and speed.

Special Requirements: Must successfully complete an extensive and thorough background investigation, which may include Live Scan fingerprinting prior to hire. Minimum Net of 40 wpm. Typing Certificate must indicate results from a five (5) minute test with at least the minimum net wpm required. Specified positions may require off-hours, weekend, and holiday shift work. Will be required to perform disaster service activities pursuant to Government Code 3100 -3109. The ability to obtain a valid California Class C driver’s license within ten (10) days of employment; may be required to maintain license throughout employment at the discretion of the Appointing Authority.

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