Office Assistant II - Streets & Stormwater

Under direct supervision performs clerical/secretarial duties applying general knowledge and skills related to work performed in accordance with established policies and procedures and other related assigned duties.

Position Category: Office Support and Technical
Requires Background Check: False
Position Code: 2172-0383KV
Department: Streets & Stormwater
Division: Stormwater Management
Pay Grade: OT-15
Starting Salary: $13.51/Hr.

Essential Job Functions:

Types letters and memos

Performs basic bookkeeping duties

Enters data

Proofreads and/or verifies accounts, names, addresses, etc.

Accesses information via computer

Answers telephone, routes calls and takes messages

Receives and directs walk-in traffic

Handles, orders and distributes requests for supplies and maintains inventory

Distributes mail

Maintains a filing system

Handles reproduction needs

Operates various office equipment

Must report to work on a regular and timely basis

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential tasks.

Minimum Requirements:

Graduation from high school or possession of a General Educational Development Certificate (GED) and one (1) year of general office experience; or an equivalent combination of training and experience per Personnel Policies and Procedures, Section 128.

Good knowledge of and skill in applying rules of grammar, spelling and punctuation; good knowledge of general office procedures;  good knowledge of and skill in keyboard use and typing;  and knowledge of word processing, database or spreadsheet software packages.  Ability to compose and edit memos; ability to perform arithmetic computations; ability to follow verbal and written instructions; and the ability to courteously and tactfully communicate with fellow workers, supervisors, other members of the organization and the public in giving and receiving information.  Skill in operating a personal computer, typewriter and/or word processor and other office machines and skill in organizing, compiling and recording information.

Physical Requirements:  

Physical requirements include arm and hand steadiness and finger dexterity enough to use a keyboard and other office equipment; subject to sitting, standing, lifting, bending, reaching, walking, and repetitive movements; and vision, speech and hearing sufficient to perform the essential tasks.

Licenses and Certificates:  

Some positions may require a valid Oklahoma Class "D" Operator's License.

Skills Tests Required:

Assessments will be administered.

Working Environment:

Working environment is primarily in an office setting, requires the use of a telephone and other office machines for extended periods of time and may require working overtime.