Administrative Assistant I

York County
Full Time $31,893 - $34,343 Per year VA York County Community Services, 224 Ballard St, Yorktown, VA 23690, United States


** HIRING BONUS up to $1,500 **
Responsible for performing clerical and administrative work in support of various functions of Children and Family Services Head Start. Maintains budget and other financial records.  Provides clerical and administrative support to administrative and professional staff.  Prepares routine correspondence; compiles information for reports; maintains files of a variety of records, reports, documents and correspondence; and assists in various bookkeeping and clerical support functions. Responsible for screening and independently handling a variety of routine inquiries by telephone and in person.

Minimum Qualifications

High school graduate or equivalent supplemented by course work in secretarial science, and 1 to 2 years of experience in secretarial or clerical work; or any combination of training and experience.

Requires considerable knowledge of business English and modern office procedures and equipment.

Personal computer experience using Microsoft Word and Excel software preferred.

Must have good keyboarding and proofreading skills.

Possession of a valid driver's license issued by the Commonwealth of Virginia with good driving record mandatory.

Requires acceptable criminal and child protective services background checks.

Supplemental Information

This position requires an on-call status in emergency situations such as hurricanes, and may be assigned to work in emergency shelters, or other designated areas as directed by the Emergency Operations Center.

Tuberculosis screening conducted prior to employment.

Physical Demands

Must be physically able to operate a variety of automated office machines including computers, typewriters, calculators, copiers, facsimile machines, etc. Must be able to operate a motor vehicle. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time, but may involve walking or standing for periods of time.  There is some bending and stooping when filing.  Gripping occurs when collating materials and using the hole punching machine.

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