|SEIU White Collar Non-Exempt|
|Performs complex secretarial, administrative, and clerical work of a diverse nature. Performs various specialized secretarial and clerical duties which require in depth knowledge of the organization, programs, policies and procedures of the department and a general knowledge of other City programs. Duties performed consist of more diverse and specialized tasks which require application of more involved processes and/or procedures than does the Staff Assistant position. Work performed generally involves specialized/technical subject matter and may require familiarity with the terminology used in the assigned area, in addition to excellent typing and or dictaphone/shorthand skills. Provides principal secretarial support for a large and/or complex Bureau, usually having several sections; and/or has primary responsibilities of a Recording Secretary and frequently attends meetings of several major/official boards, commissions, etc. Assignments are usually performed with general instructions, guidance and minimal supervision.|
|Transcribes contracts, proposals, policies and procedures, statements, agreements, minutes, memoranda, reports, and other material generally of technical/specialized subject matter. May take dictation using shorthand or dictaphone machine.
Organizes and assembles material needed for meetings, conferences, public hearings, etc. and coordinates scheduling arrangements; prepares and distributes agendas and other pertinent information; attends meetings, takes and transcribes minutes; distributes minutes and maintains the official records.
Acts as liaison between the various sections within the Bureau and coordinates the preparation of routine assignments and special projects to ensure deadlines are met.
Composes and types correspondence for management's signature, either from general instructions or information obtained from researching files.
Compiles and prepares detailed financial, statistical, and/or other specialized reports from general instructions; tabulates totals and verifies figures.
Maintains calendar and schedules tentative appointments; advises management and staff of important meetings; makes travel arrangements for supervisor and staff.
Monitors office supply inventory; prepares and signs requisitions for supplies, printing and other services.
Reviews and edits correspondence, memoranda, reports and other material for clarity, procedural and typographic accuracy; may reword or reconstruct sentences.
Screens telephone calls to determine if matter should be handled by supervisor or referred to other staff member or other office; may perform office reception duties.
Establishes and maintains a comprehensive filing system; maintains leases, contracts, and agreements for Bureau.
Assists in the preparation of annual budget, payroll reporting; monitors expenditure records.
Plans and coordinates work of clerical staff as required.
Operates personal computer, various office equipment and software/programs ie. Microsoft Office Suite, Lotus Notes, scanner, etc.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
|Knowledge of English composition, general math, office practices and procedures.
Knowledge of personal computers and the use of various software packages.
Ability to take and transcribe dictation at a prescribed rate of speed 80 wpm is desired.
Ability to operate a personal computer for extended periods of time.
Ability to accurately type 55 cwpm.
Ability to proofread documents and identify errors.
Ability to work independently on complex and confidential secretarial assignments.
Ability to establish and maintain an effective working relationship with employees, managers, and the public.
Ability to compose brief correspondence.
Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.
Ability to operates personal computer, various office equipment and software/programs ie. Microsoft Office Suite, Lotus Notes, scanner, etc.
|High school graduate plus two (2) to three (3) years secretarial experience, preferably with office management responsibilities; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. Personal computer, various office equipment and software/program experience is preferred. Must type 55 cwpm. May be required to pass 80 wpm dictation test and/or become a Public Notary.
REVISED: 8/25/92 - SV
10/1/96 - Title change from Admin. Sec.
8/11/00 - LYB
7/12/02 - VCJ - added notes
9/25/2012- MGR-Changed typing speed to 55 cwpm, per study.