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TEMP - General Admin I

at CITY OF GARLAND TEXAS

Posted: 10/5/2019
Job Status: Contract/Temporary
Job Reference #: 6089
Keywords: office

Job Description

  • LocationUS
    Posted Date2 weeks ago(10/3/2019 8:40 AM)
    Job ID
    2019-6089
    # of Openings Remaining
    1
    Department
    Customer Service
    Min
    USD $11.91/Hr.
    Mid
    USD $14.00/Hr.
    Type
    Temporary Part-Time
    Job Code Category
    Office/Clerical
  • Position Summary

    ** Applying to Temporary Pool openings does not guarantee full-time employment with the City of Garland. **

    Responsible for providing administrative support to assigned department management and staff and carrying out administrative responsibilities as established through departmental needs.

    • Temporary positions will be available on an as-needed basis
    • Department, hours and shifts will vary per assignment (part-time, full-time, etc.)
    • All temporary employees must pass a background check and drug screen
    • Temporary workers are not eligible for any City benefits

    Essential Job Functions

    1. Provide administrative and business support as well as data entry.
    2. Respond to citizen and City personnel inquiries through answering telephone calls, e-mails or face-to-face communication and direct calls to appropriate personnel.
    3. Prepare and maintain office records, reports and correspondence.
    4. Archive documents and records by scanning into electronic format.
    5. Collect and organize data for projects.
    6. Record, transcribe and distribute various documentation.

    ** The essential duties and responsibilities will vary per assignment.

    Minimum Education & Work Experience

    •High School Diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (G.E.D.)
    •2 years related experience
    •Type at least 40 words per minute
    •Proficient in Microsoft Office
    Or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.

    Preferred Knowledge - Abilities & Skills

    Education/ Experience:

    • Up to 1 year advanced study or training beyond the high school level
    • 2 years administrative experience

    Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

    • Ability to prioritize and simultaneously handle a variety of administrative tasks
    • Excellent customer service and telephone etiquette skills
    • Good organizational skills
    • Excellent oral and written communications skills
    • Ability to work independently and/or in a team environment
    • Intermediate skills in MS Word and Excel
    • Basic knowledge in MS PowerPoint and Outlook
    • Assignments may require additional skills and experience
    • Ability to adapt to various working environments

    Licenses & Certifications

     Valid Class C Texas driver's license

    Physical Tasks & Working Conditions

    The incumbent works in a typical office environment; relatively free from unpleasant environmental conditions or hazards. The work environment may vary per assignment. Some assignments may require physical tasks that include lifting up to 20 lbs, squatting, bending, stooping, reaching overhead and carrying supplies, as needed to accomplish the tasks.

    Competencies

    Adaptability/Flexibility
    Communication
    Creativity/Innovation
    Customer Service
    Interpersonal Skills
    Productivity
    Teamwork