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LOCAL OFFICE ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

Date:  Jul 16, 2022
Req ID:  20097
Location: 

Little Rock, AR, US, 72205

Category:  DEPT OF AGRICULTURE
Anticipated Starting Salary:  $31,892

Position Number: 22087938 
County: Pulaski 
Posting End Date: Open Until Filled 

Anticipated Starting Salary: $31,892

Fiscal 

 

Hiring Authority:

#1 Natural Resources Drive

Little Rock, AR  72205

Phone: 501/219-6347

Email: elza.albert@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: C062C

Grade: GS03

FLSA Status: NON-EXEMPT

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

Summary

The Local Office Administrative Assistant is responsible for performing a wide variety of tasks that are standard or regular support duties within an assigned department or program. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.

Functions

Screens incoming calls, directs calls, and takes and transmits messages. Greets visitors and provides assistance. Receives, sorts, and distributes various mail and correspondence to appropriate personnel. Prepares external and internal outgoing mail and follows established procedures and postal requirements. Photocopies various documents and ensures appropriate safeguard of such documents related to confidentiality. Performs tasks using standard operating equipment and computer programs to prepare and format forms, correspondence, reports, and other documents. Provides routine data entry, keying in information into designated fields using various databases. Assists in ensuring the proper flow of paperwork exists within an assigned department. Answers written or oral inquiries of a routine nature. May schedule appointments and conference rooms, verify data, provide follow up, and communicate appointment schedule to appropriate parties. Performs other duties as assigned.

Dimensions

None

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of computers and software applications. Knowledge of filing and recordkeeping procedures and statistics. Knowledge of customer service principles. Ability to perform data entry, typing, and word processing. Ability to comprehend and assimilate technical and business related documents. Ability to follow policies and procedures and other applicable regulations.

Minimum Qualifications

The formal education equivalent of a high school diploma. 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

Job Duties:

  • Primary duties would include mailroom
  • Providing relief for the front desk receptionist

 

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