Office Assistant III
Office Assistant III
$28,721.00 - $33,115.00 Annually
314 Coleman Young Municipal Center, MI
Certified-Regular Civil Service
Dept of Public Works
Under general supervision, performs moderately complex and semi-specialized clerical support duties; may supervise other clerical employees.
Examples of Duties
MAJOR JOB FUNCTIONS:
Types from rough draft important and/or confidential correspondence and reports.
Assembles data and information and enters into defined tabular format.
Determines the pertinence, adequacy, arrangement and form of reports or correspondence requiring familiarity with departmental rules, policies and procedures.
Proofreads and checks accuracy of work.
Determines classification of material for filing.
Performs filing of correspondence, records and reports.
Maintains records in databases, spreadsheets and logs, requiring knowledge of departmental practices and procedures.
Maintains confidential records and files.
Schedules appointments and maintains calendars.
Issues licenses and permits, determining eligibility through verifying documentation.
Accepts payments and issues receipts.
Screens telephone calls and visitors and assists with nontechnical inquiries
Plans, schedules and reviews work of subordinates.
Supervises group of clerical employees.
Procures and monitors inventory of office materials and supplies.
High School graduation or GED with courses in typing, keyboarding, word processing and office management or business related subjects.
Two years of recent office experience performing moderately complex clerical and office work, preferably in a City department.
Subjects and Weights:
Computerized Examination: 30%
Evaluation of Training, Experience and Personal Qualifications: 30%
Total: Evaluation of Computerized Examination, Oral Appraisal, Training, Experience and Personal Qualifications: 100 %
Military Service: 0 to 15 points
Domicile Credit: 15 points
LICENSE, CERTIFICATION AND OTHER SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
Candidates considered for placement in this classification may be subject to a Criminal Background Investigation based on the requirements of the position.
DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS: None
City Employees Benefits Summary
The City of Detroit offers a competitive and comprehensive employee benefit package. We pride ourselves on the longevity of our employees. Part of the reason for the low turnover rate is the exceptional benefit package listed below. Benefits include, but are not limited to the following:
Eligible for hospital, surgical, and prescription drug benefits after ninety-one (91) days of employment.
Eligible for dental care after sixth (6) months of employment.
Eligible for eye care after six (6)months of employment.
Optional group insurance available to employee and their family. The City pays 60% of premium for first $12,500 of employee life insurance. Employee may purchase, at own expense, life insurance for spouse and each dependent.
Long-Term Disability Insurance (Income Protection Plan)
The City offers disability insurance through payroll deductions for persons who become disabled and who are not yet eligible for a service retirement.
City employees accrue sick leave based on the number of regular hours worked. Full time employees earn ninety-six (96) hours of sick leave per year. You may carry over your unused sick leave. Effective July 7, 2012 maximum accumulation is 300 hours.
VACATION and LEAVE
New Year's Day
Martin Luther King's Birthday
Day after Thanksgiving
New Year's Eve
Other Leave Policies
The City also has the following paid and unpaid leaves; funeral leave, Family and Medical Leave, jury duty, military duty leave, unpaid personal leave,
City Employees Retirement System
As a regular City employee you automatically become a member of the General Retirement System. This entitles you to a retirement allowance after:
• Completion of thirty (30) years of service; - At age sixty (60) if you have at least ten (10) years of service, or - At age sixty-five (65) with eight (8) years of service. (In the event of disability, other eligibility rules apply); • An early, actuarially reduced, retirement is offered after you have attained at least twenty-five (25) years of service; • Employees are vested after ten (10) years of service, regardless of age.
Employees have many opportunities for growth and career advancement throughout all City departments and divisions.
Have a successful career with the City of
Detroit. Always remember that you are a part of a team with a common Vision of delivering excellent service to the citizens of the City of Detroit.
Do you possess at least two years of recent office experience performing moderately complex clerical and office work, preferably in a City department.
Have you completed at least High School graduation or GED with courses in typing, keyboarding, word processing and office management or business related subjects?
Do you currently work for the City of Detroit Board of Zoning Appeals?-Required in order to be considered further
City of Detroit
Coleman A. Young Municipal Center
2 Woodward Ave ste 316
Detroit, Michigan, 48226
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