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ADMINISTRATIVE SPECIALIST II

Date:  Sep 25, 2021
Req ID:  10874
Location: 

Little Rock, AR, US, 72205

Category:  ARKANSAS AGRICULTURE DEPT
Anticipated Starting Salary:  26,034

Position Number: 22087925 
County: Pulaski 
Posting End Date: Open until filled 

Anticipated Starting Salary: 26,034

Plant Industries 

 

Hiring Authority:

#1 Natural Resources Drive

Little Rock, AR  72205

Phone: 501/219-6330

Email: susie.nichols@agriculture.arkansas.gov

 

As the largest industry in Arkansas, the Arkansas Department of Agriculture is dedicated to the development and implementation of policies and programs for Arkansas agriculture and forestry to keep its farmers and ranchers competitive in national and international markets while ensuring safe food, fiber, and forest products for the citizens of the state and nation. The Department is organized into five Divisions: Forestry Division, Livestock and Poultry Division, Natural Resources Division, Plant Industries Division, and Shared Services Division.

Position Information

Class Code: C073C

Grade: GS03

FLSA Status: NON-EXEMPT

Salary Range: $26,034.00 - $37,749.00

Summary

The Administrative Specialist II is responsible for researching and preparing special reports, examining and verifying documents, and performing general office duties. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.

Functions

Researches various data storage and/or computer records to obtain information and compiles data for reports. Composes and types routine correspondence and form letters, maintains activity logs and/or financial ledgers, and submits reports to supervisor. Reviews documents including applications, forms, vouchers, records, and reports for accuracy, completeness, and compliance with laws and regulations, makes necessary corrections, and assigns file numbers. Provides information, assistance, and clarification to interested parties concerning agency/institution policies and procedures. Assists in developing or revising agency/institution policies, procedures, and directives based on research findings and compiles financial information used to formulate budget proposals and monitor expenditures. Performs other duties as assigned.

Dimensions

None

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of record keeping procedures. Knowledge of the principles and practices of mathematics and statistics. Knowledge of work-related subject area. Knowledge of computers and software applications. Ability to conduct research and compile data into report form. Ability to establish and maintain filing systems. Ability to operate standard office equipment. Ability to analyze documents to determine compliance with rules, regulations, and procedures. Ability to communicate both orally and in writing.

Minimum Qualifications

The formal education equivalent of a high school diploma; plus three years of experience in a specialized or related area applicable to work performed.  Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management. OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.

Licenses

None

The State of Arkansas is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, age, disability, citizenship, national origin, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other status or characteristic protected by law.


Nearest Major Market: Little Rock