Agency: Office of the Attorney General
Working Title: ADMINISTRATIVE SECRETARY - 41000304
Salary: $22,454 - $28,000
Posting Closing Date: 03/15/2018
INTRODUCTORY STATEMENT: The Office of the Attorney General, Department of Legal Affairs (OAG) is a pre-eminent, constitutional office, which serves as the chief lawyer to all state agencies and provides legal protections for Floridians against fraud and through the enforcement of the states laws. The OAG, is a cabinet agency in the executive branch of Florida state government.
IMPORTANT NOTICE: To be considered for the position all applicants must:
Submit a complete and accurate application profile necessary for qualifying, such as dates of service, reason for leaving, etc. In addition, all applicants must ensure all employment and/or detailed information about work experience is listed on your application (including military service, self-employment, job-related volunteer work, internships, part-time employment, etc.) and that gaps in employment are explained. Applicants who do not provide all information necessary to qualify, will not be considered for this position.
Verify that applicant responses to qualifying questions are verifiable by skills and/or experience stated on the employment application and/or resume. Applicants who do not respond to the qualifying questions will not be considered for this position.
The elements of the selection process may include a skill assessment exercise.
Current and future vacancies may be filled from this advertisement for a period of up to six months. Following the six-month period, a new application must be submitted to an open advertisement to be considered for that vacancy.
OAG employees are paid biweekly. All state employees are required to participate in the direct deposit program pursuant to s. 110.113 Florida Statutes.
Three years of secretarial or clerical work experience; or possession of a Certified Professional Secretary Certificate.
College education from an accredited institution can substitute at the rate of 30 semester or 45 quarter hours for each year of the required work experience.
Vocational/technical training in an area of secretarial science or office/business studies can substitute at the rate of 720 classroom hours for each year of the required work experience.
A high school diploma or its equivalent can substitute for one year of the required work experience.
Word-process from handwritten notes, taped dictation or electronic transmission (as required) written briefs, responses and pleadings using appropriate formats, including Tables of Contents and Tables of Authorities, preparing necessary number of copies and within assigned deadlines.
Process incoming daily mail for several attorneys, file pleadings in active files after review by attorney; or if pleading requires a response, return pleading with case file and place in appropriate attorney's office.
Prepare travel vouchers, make travel arrangements and respond to telephone inquiries as appropriate.
Maintain an organized filing system, including pleading files for each attorney, which is easily accessible by staff members.
Handles telephone calls and correspondence for attorneys when they are not in the office, determining what problems need immediate attention and either handles or refers to another attorney.
Participates in and completes special projects as assigned by supervisor which may require extended work hours and/or travel outside of work site.
VETERAN RECRUITMENT STATEMENT: The OAG values the service provided by veterans and their families and supports the hiring of returning service members and military spouses. Applicants eligible for veterans' preference will receive preference in employment and are encouraged to apply, pursuant to chapter 295, Florida statutes. However, applicants claiming veterans' preference must attach supporting documentation with each application submission that includes character of service (for example, dd form214 member copy #4) along with any other documentation as required by rule 55a-7, Florida administrative code. All documentation is due by the closing date of the vacancy announcement. For information on the supporting documentation required, click here . If you have trouble attaching the documentation, contact our HR office at 850-414-3900.
PERSONS WITH DISABILITY/ADA STATEMENT: The OAG supports the employment of individuals with disabilities and encourages them to seek employment within our agency. If you need an accommodation because of a disability, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, in order to participate in the application process, please notify the people first service center at 877-562-7287. If you need accommodation during the selection process, please notify the hiring authority in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.
CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECKS/ DRUG FREE WORKPLACE: All OAG positions are "sensitive or special trust" and require favorable results on a background investigation including fingerprinting, pursuant to s. 110.1127(2)(a), F.S. The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free Workplace, all employees are subject to reasonable suspicion or other drug testing in accordance with section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.
We hire only U.S. citizens and those lawfully authorized to work in the U.S.
E-VERIFY STATEMENT: The Office of the Attorney General participates in the U.S. governments employment eligibility verification program (e-verify). E-verify is a program that electronically confirms an employees eligibility to work in the united states after completion of the employment eligibility verification form (i-9).
REMINDERS: Male applicants born on or after October 1, 1962, will not be eligible for hire or promotion unless they are registered with the Selective Services System (SSS) before their 26th birthday, or have a Letter of Registration Exemption from SSS. For more information, please visit the SSS website at: https: //www.sss.gov.
If you are a retiree of the Florida Retirement System (FRS), please check with the FRS on how your current benefits will be affected if you are re-employed with the State of Florida. Your current retirement benefits may be canceled, suspended or deemed ineligible depending upon the date of your retirement.
The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirm
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