OFFICE SECRETARY I
|Department||MDH Local Health - Washington County|
|Date Opened||3/9/2017 10:52:00 AM|
|Filing Deadline||3/23/2017 11:59:00 PM|
|Salary||$27,048.00 - $34,536.00 with potential growth to $42,102.00/year|
|HR Analyst||Leticia Daniels|
LOCATION OF POSITION
DHMH, Washington County Health Department, Hagerstown, MD
Main Purpose of Job
The main purpose of this position is to provide general secretarial support services to WCHD Environmental Health Division. This position will also perform secretarial and administrative functions that may require word processing, database, spreadsheet or desktop publishing computer software applications in order to prepare reports, charts, graphs, letters, receipts, or other documents and may enter, update, verify, and retrieve data using computer database or spreadsheet software applications. This position greets the public, directs them to the appropriate person within the WCHD, receives telephone calls and relays messages for the entire office.
Education: Graduation from an accredited high school or possession of a high school equivalency certificate.
Experience: One year performing secretarial or clerical work involving typing duties.
1. Additional secretarial or clerical experience may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for the required education.
2. Thirty credit hours with a major in secretarial science or office technology from an accredited college may be substituted at the rate of thirty credits for one year of experience.
3. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a non-commissioned officer in Administration classifications or Administrative, Clerical, or Office Services specialty codes in the Administrative Support field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required experience.
DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
The preferred candidate will have extensive familiarity with Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access) and Google products (Gmail, calendar, Google docs, etc.); experience evaluating permits, data management, and detailed reports; and experience in environmental or public health as well as the public in general.
Demonstrated ability to accurately type on a typewriter or keyboard on a personal computer, computer terminal or word processor at a minimum of forty words per minute may be required, depending on the specific requirements of the position.
Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications will be evaluated. The evaluation may be a rating of your application based on your education, training and experience as they relate to the requirements of the position. Therefore, it is essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application. Please report all related education, experience, dates and hours of work. For education obtained outside the U.S., a copy of the equivalent American education as determined by a foreign credential evaluation service must accompany the application. All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date. We will not consider information submitted after this date. Applicants certified to list will receive eligibility for a period of one (1) year. Eligibility may be extended beyond one (1) year period.
Online applications are highly recommended, however the paper application may be submitted to DHMH, Recruitment and Selection Division, 201 W. Preston St., Room 114-B, Baltimore, MD 21201. The paper application must be received by 5 pm, close of business, on the closing date for the recruitment, no postmarks will be accepted.
Incorrect application forms will not be accepted.
If you need to submit additional information, the preferred method is to upload. If unable to upload, please fax requested information only to 410-333-5689.
Should additional information regarding this recruitment be required, please contact the DHMH Recruitment and Selection Division at 410-767-1251 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Appropriate accommodations for individuals with disabilities are available upon request by calling: (410) 767-1251 or MD TTY Relay Service 1-800-735-2258.
BARGAINING UNIT STATUS
The incumbent in this position is a member of a covered bargaining unit and will be required to pay a bi-weekly service fee to the exclusive representative of the bargaining unit.
As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity.
The resulting certified eligible list for this recruitment may be used for similar positions in this or other State agencies.
We thank our Veterans for their service to our country, and encourage them to apply.
Bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply.