Administrative Technician

Columbus Consolidated Government
Full Time $16 Per hour GA 3111 Citizens Way, Columbus, GA 31906, United States
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Overview

Major Duties and Responsibilities

This position performs administrative and technical duties in support of office operations.

  • Schedules appointments for the Tax Commissioner; serves as liaison between Tax Commissioner and other officials, departments, and agencies.
  • Prepares correspondence, drafts, formats, and types letters, reports, and spreadsheets.
  • Prepares and processes purchase documents, general accounting expenditures, and service contracts.
  • Processes payments collects sales tax on title-required vehicles, issues Disabled Person parking placards, and maintains accounts.
  • Assists the general public with questions and concerns; directs the public to appropriate personnel.
  • Maintains department files; maintains office supply account; orders supplies.
  • Opens, processes, and distributes mail.
  • Assists with the preparation of the annual budget.
  • Processes, types, and prints tag and title applications.
  • Assists with the levy process.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of relevant state and local laws, regulations, and ordinances, and departmental policy including sales tax codes and exemptions, use tax, and similar regulations.
  • Knowledge of Georgia Registration and Titling Information Services procedures.
  • Knowledge of the principles of records management.
  • Knowledge of standard business arithmetic.
  • Skill in problem-solving and decision making.
  • Skill in the provision of customer services.
  • Skill in operating standard office equipment, computers, and related computer software programs.
  • Skill in oral and written communication.
  • Ability to work independently and with minimum supervision.

Minimum Educational and Training Requirements

Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with the completion of specialized training in the occupational field, in addition to basic skills typically associated with a high school education.  Sufficient experience to understand the basic principles relevant to the major duties of the position, usually associated with the completion of an apprenticeship/internship or having had a similar position for one to two years.

Physical Requirements

The work is typically performed while sitting at a desk or table or while intermittently sitting, standing, bending, crouching, or stooping. The employee frequently lifts light and occasionally heavy objects, uses tools or equipment requiring a high degree of dexterity, and must be able to distinguish between shades of color. Additionally, the following physical abilities are required:

  • Balancing – maintain equilibrium to prevent falling while walking, standing, or crouching.
  • Crouching – bending body forward by bending leg, spine.
  • Handling – picking, holding, or working with whole hand.
  • Hearing 1 – perceiving sounds at normal speaking levels, receive information.
  • Hearing 2 – receive detailed information, make discrimination in sound.
  • Lifting – raising objects from lower to higher position, moving objects side to side, using upper extremities, back.
  • Manual Dexterity – picking, pinching, typing, working with fingers rather than hand.
  • Mental Acuity – ability to make rational decisions through sound logic, deductive reasoning.
  • Reaching – extending hands or arms in any direction.
  • Repetitive Motion – substantial movements of wrists, hands, fingers.
  • Speaking – expressing ideas with spoken word, convey detailed, important instructions accurately, concisely.
  • Standing – for sustained periods of time.
  • Stooping – bending body downward, forward at waist, with full motion of lower extremities and back.
  • Talking 1- expressing ideas by spoken word.
  • Visual Acuity 1 - prepare, analyze data, transcribing, computer terminal, extensive reading.
  • Visual Acuity 2 - color, depth perception, field of vision.
  • Visual Acuity 3 - determine accuracy, neatness, observe facilities/structures.
  • Walking - on foot to accomplish tasks, long distances, or site to site.

The work is typically performed in an office.

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