City Of Poughkeepsie » Job Posting » Position Available: Administrative Secretary

Position Available: Administrative Secretary

STARTING SALARY $35,963.20 WITH BENEFITS

TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES:

  • Relieves the department head of a variety of administrative responsibilities;
  • Uses discretion in dealing with a variety of confidential information;
  • Makes appointments for department head, arranging conferences and meetings;
  • Reviews incoming correspondence, answering routine inquiries independently or from brief or written notes;
  • Attends meetings and conferences, takes minutes, and prepares summaries of meetings;
  • Establishes and maintains filing systems;
  • Operates office equipment such as word processors, copy machines, calculators, etc;
  • Uses electronic data processing equipment in the storage and retrieval of information;
  • Orders and maintains supplies;
  • May assist in the preparation of the department budget;
  • May supervise clerical employees,
  • May assist in interviewing and selecting clerical employees;
  • May assemble and summarize a variety of information including statistical data;
  • May complete special projects and studies at the department head’s request;
  • Does related work as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Graduation from high school or possession of high school equivalency diploma and  completion of 2 years of college or business school or closely related field and 3 years of full time clerical work experience which included the performance of skilled keyboarding duties.  APPLICANT MUST BE APPOINTED FROM THE CIVIL SERVICE LIST. CANDIDATES ARE SUBJECT TO PRE-EMPLOYMENT PHYSICAL/DRUG TESTING.

APPLICATION DEADLINE:  August 12, 2014

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City of Poughkeepsie

Personnel Department
62 Civic Center Plaza
Poughkeepsie, NY  12601

The City of Poughkeepsie is an equal opportunity employer.