Salary: $33,238.44 - $40,414.44 Annually
Closing: 12/11/2019 11:59 PM Pacific
The current vacant positions will assist with the Child Welfare Services and Self-Sufficiency Programs in Placerville and/or South Lake Tahoe.
Under limited supervision, the Office Assistant III performs highly responsible, specialized, and technical office support activities; explains rules, policies, and operations related to department records, programs, and services; may serve as a lead-worker and provide training and work assignments to a group of office support staff; may conduct initial application screening interview and initiate cases through automated systems; and performs related work as required.
The Office Assistant III is the advanced journey level in the Office Assistant series. Incumbents either act as lead-worker to a group of office support staff, perform applicant screening in addition to other primary responsibilities, or exercise a detailed subject matter knowledge of a specific and complex program area or specialized record keeping system.
The Office Assistant III differs from the Screener in Social Services in that the Screener classification is assigned the screening function as a primary responsibility, while the Office Assistant III may have primary responsibility for other advanced clerical functions, and screening duties represent a less significant portion of the overall responsibilities of the position.
- Two (2) years of full-time experience performing clerical duties in an office environment, including one (1) year at the journey level.
- While the above requirements outline the minimum qualifications, applicants may be further evaluated for qualifications beyond those listed. Those applicants that are determined to be most highly qualified will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process.
- A valid driver's license may be required at the time of appointment and employees may also be required to drive their own car, provide proof of car insurance, and a DMV clearance. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to a disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis.
- Position may require pre-employment drug testing, physical and fingerprinting for a background investigation.
- There is a pay differential of $92.30 bi-weekly for full time South Lake Tahoe employees.
- The ability to speak and read Spanish in addition to English would be an asset in this position but is not required. Applicants for English/Spanish bilingual designated positions must take and pass the Merit System Services Spanish proficiency examination prior to appointment and, if successful, become eligible for a pay differential of $1.00 per hour.
- The differential is defined by the Memorandum of Understanding between the County of El Dorado and the Bargaining Unit representing this job classification. A copy of the Memorandum of Understanding is available on the County of El Dorado website.
- The eligible list resulting from this recruitment may be used to fill regular full-time, extra-help, limited-term, or part-time vacancies as the need arises.
- Government agencies accessing US government information, which include federal tax information must ensure that background investigation requirements for all agency employees and contractors that have access to federal tax information are consistent to the IRS background investigation requirements for access to federal tax information. A background check may be required if the position requires access to these types of records. Background requirements consist of three components which include, fingerprinting, citizenship verification and local law enforcement checks. Applicable agencies must conduct investigation during time of hire and ensure a reinvestigation is conducted 10 years from the date of the previous background investigation for each employee that has access to federal tax information.
VETERANS PREFERENCE: If you would like to request Veteran's preference points as part of the application packet, please attach a copy of your DD-214 form to your application.
EXAMINATION INFORMATION: If supplemental questions are included as a part of this job bulletin, applicants may be rated based upon their responses to the supplemental questions. If rated, only those that are determined to be highly qualified will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process.
SPECIAL TESTING ARRANGEMENTS: Special testing arrangements may be made to accommodate applicants for disability, military, or for religious reasons. If you require such arrangements, please contact CPS HR Consulting at firstname.lastname@example.org or 916-471-3507 a minimum of five business days prior to the scheduled examination date. Documentation may be required.
ABOUT EL DORADO COUNTY: El Dorado County is one of the most beautiful counties in California, spanning from Folsom Lake, across the Sierras, all the way to Lake Tahoe at the California-Nevada state line. Across its 1800 square miles, elevations range from just a few feet to over 10,000 feet above sea level. Outdoor activities are abundant year-round and are a draw for visitors to the area. Enjoy exceptional golf, kayaking in white water rapids, skiing, hiking, fishing, camping, cycling and most any other outdoor activity you can imagine. The County also offers world class wineries, many in the popular "Apple Hill" area, and rich agricultural areas, which allow for exceptional farm-to-table dining experiences. The County was formed in 1850 with the booming California Gold Rush.