|Salary||$16.29 - $19.79/hour; $2,823.00 - $3,431.00/month; $33,876.00 - $41,172.00/year|
|Final Filing Deadline||3/6/2013 5:00:00 PM|
|Type of Recruitment||Open - Competitive|
|Type of Employment||
Full Time (40 hrs/week)
|Date Opened||2/25/2013 11:30:00 AM|
The Yolo County Human Resources Office is currently conducting a recruitment to fill one regular, full-time Secretary II for the Yolo County Probation Department. This position will be responsible for overseeing front desk duties at the West Sacramento office. Spanish-bilingual is highly desired, but not required.
Typing Speed Requirement: Ability to type accurately at a speed of fifty (50) words per minute is required. A typing certificate must be submitted with your application and must include the following: time limit of the test (minimum of three minutes), gross words per minute, number of errors, date of test (within one year) and the signature of the person administering the test. The certificate must be on agency letterhead. On-line typing certificates will not be accepted.
To be considered, interested applicants must submit an online County of Yolo Employment Application and valid typing certificate. Additional documents are welcome and may be submitted to the Yolo County Human Resources Department in any one or more of the following ways:
Under general supervision, to perform the more complex general secretarial duties requiring a general knowledge of technical terminology to complete these duties; to transcribe complex technical data, which may involve the use of electronic text editing equipment, with a minimum of supervision; and to perform other related duties as required.
Incumbents provide secretarial support requiring a thorough knowledge of office procedures and regulations and the ability to work with a minimum of supervision or direction. Secretary II is distinguished from the Secretary I classification in the Secretary II performs more complex secretarial duties and requires general knowledge of the technical terminology used in the department. In departments where incumbents have significant word processing responsibilities, proficiency in the use of word processors, dictating equipment and electronic text editing equipment is required for incumbent Secretary II’s.
Experience: Two years of secretarial, stenographic, or journey level clerical experience; or one year in the class of Secretary I in Yolo County.
Education: One year of business education above the high school level may be substituted for one year of experience.
Typing Speed Requirement: Ability to type accurately at a speed of fifty (50) words per minute. A typing certificate must be submitted with your application and must include the following: time limit of the test (minimum of three minutes), gross words per minute, number of errors, date of test (within one year) and the signature of the person administering the test. The certificate must be on agency letterhead. On-line typing certificates will not be accepted.
Knowledge of: a knowledge of procedures, methods and terminology required for a specific department; correct use of English grammar and punctuation; letter writing; the principles and practices of modern office methods, including filing; modern office methods and equipment which may include data and word processor, computer terminals, and/or transcription equipment. Proficiency in operating electronic memory typewriters or working knowledge of word processing systems may be desirable.
Ability to: take dictation, and/or transcribe from a mechanical source with speed and accuracy; understand and follow oral and written instructions; operate a variety of office machines and equipment including computer terminals, data and word processing, memory typewriters, and general electronic text editing equipment; establish and maintain effective working relationships and to deal effectively and courteously with the general public.
3/8/13* - Screen for Minimum Qualifications
3/14/13 - Written Examination
3/5/13 - Establish Eligible List
Week of 3/18/13 - Department Selection Interviews
Week of 3/18/13 - Tentative Job Offer
3/18/13-3/29/13 - Background Check
4/2/13 - Drug/Alcohol/Fingerprint Screen
4/15/13 - Estimated Start Date
*All dates listed are tentative and subject to change.