THIS IS A BILINGUAL ONLY RECRUITMENT: ENGLISH/SPANISH
THIS POSTING IS FOR THE BEHAVIORAL HEALTH DEPARTMENT, BUT MAY BE
USED FOR OTHER RECRUITMENTS COUNTY-WIDE.
This position is scheduled to receive a $1000 bonus on July 30,
Under general supervision, to perform a variety of office,
administrative, and general support work for an assigned County
department or work unit; to greet office visitors and answer the
telephone, providing information and referring visitors/callers to
others; to operate and use computers and office equipment; and to
do related work as required.
This is the second working level in the Office Assistant class
series. Incumbents have responsibility for performing a variety of
office, administrative, and general support work which requires
previous background and experience. This class is distinguished
from Office Assistant I in that incumbents perform a greater scope
of assignments requiring more in-depth knowledge of
County/department/unit functions, procedures, and policies. It is
distinguished from Office Assistant III in that Office Assistant
III incumbents perform more specialized and complex work and may
have day-to-day responsibility for an assigned work area. Also,
incumbents in the Office Assistant III class may provide lead
direction and work coordination for other staff.
A variety of County supervisory or management positions,
depending upon the department or program area where assigned.
This is not a supervisory class. Examples of Duties / Knowledge
Performs a variety of office, administrative, and general
Gathers, assembles, organizes, and tabulates data and
information serves as an office receptionist greeting office
visitors and answering the telephone, providing information and
making referrals to other staff
Receives, sorts, and distributes mail
Maintains and updates records and information retrieval systems
Records and logs invoices, claims, and other documents
Types/word processes and proofreads a variety of documents and
May work on special reports, projects, and publications
May assist with maintaining family support and/or public
May update and maintain computerized records and generate
reports May use spreadsheets and other special computer
Operates office equipment.
Minimum qualifications & Requirements
Any combination of training and experience which would likely
provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A
typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would
One year of previous administrative, office, and general support
work experience comparable to that of an Office Assistant I with
San Benito County.
Policies and procedures of the Department and unit where
Good public relations techniques.
Maintenance of files and information retrieval systems.
Computers and software used in office and administrative support
Modern office methods and procedures.
Correct English usage, spelling, grammar, and punctuation.
Perform a variety of administrative, office, and general support
work with minimal guidance and supervision.
Read, interpret, and apply policies, procedures, and
Follow oral and written directions.
Type or use word processing software at an acceptable speed to
meet production requirements.
Gather and organize data and information.
Maintain and update records and reports.
Operate a computer and use department software in the
performance of assigned work.
Operate and use office equipment.
Deal tactfully and courteously with the public and other staff
when explaining the functions and policies of the work area where
Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships.
In accordance with California Government Code section 3100, et.,
seq., all County of San Benito employees are considered disaster
service workers who may be required to report for duty, or remain
on duty to address disaster service activities in the event of an
emergency or disaster and are required to undertake an applicable