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Extra-Help - Office Assistant 2, Bilingual (Y010)

at Lane County, Oregon

Posted: 7/16/2020
Job Reference #: 2815994
Keywords: clerical, office

Job Description

Overall Job Objective


Extra-Help Office Assistant 2, Bilingual - $18.11
Information about position:
This position will provide clerical support to COVID-19 testing and emergency response efforts. Successful candidates will perform a wide variety of office assistance and clerical work including: filing, proofreading, data entry, correspondence, customer service and other duties as assigned.    

Information about division:
The Lane County Public Health (LCPH) Communicable Disease serves to prevent and control the spread of communicable diseases through investigation, providing immunizations, education and treatment.

Schedule: Shifts fall within normal business hours - Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 5:00pm. Hours worked per week will vary.

*This position is budgeted for a maximum of 520 hours during the fiscal year.

*This is a non-represented position*

*Please note that this posting will remain open until filled, but to ensure consideration applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.

Lane County Health & Human Services is committed to providing Trauma Informed Care.  As an organization, we recognize that many of the people we serve have experienced trauma, either currently, recently or in their past.  Our agency is dedicated to incorporating an understanding of trauma, both with our clients and with each other.  Our employees receive ongoing training to develop or deepen their understanding of trauma and its impacts.

Strategic Plan
In alignment with Lane County's Strategic Plan, incumbent(s) will be expected to demonstrate the following core behaviors: Passion to Serve, Driven to Connect, and Focused on Solutions.

The 2018-2021 Strategic Plan focuses on the areas that Lane County will pursue as a way to deliver on our vision for the residents of Lane County. To meet these challenges, we know that the basis of our efforts lies in leveraging our people and partnerships to achieve our Strategic Priorities. We also recognize that the quality and commitment of our staff is essential to a shared future where Lane County is the best place in which to live, work, and play.

Examples of Duties - Duties may include, but are not limited to the following

Performs a wide variety of office assistance, support and general clerical work including typing, filing,
proofreading, checking, recording information, answering the telephone and assisting the public in

Minimum Qualifications

Knowledge of:
English usage, spelling, grammar and punctuation.

Arithmetic, filing and record-keeping procedures.

Receptionist and telephone techniques.

Modern office procedures, methods and computer equipment.

Ability to:
Perform routine office support, assistance and clerical work.

Learn to operate a variety of office equipment and a computer terminal.

Learn office methods, rules and policies.

Understand and carry out oral and written directions.

Make arithmetical calculations.

Type at a speed of not less than 45 words per minute from clear copy.

Work cooperatively with others and meet the public with courtesy and tact.

Experience and Training; Additional Information

Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade.

Two years of general clerical and office assistance experience.

An equivalent combination of experience and training that will demonstrate the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying.

This position is subject to a full criminal offender information record check. If fingerprinting is required, the fee is paid for by the successful candidate and the expense is non-reimbursable.

Offers of employment are contingent upon consenting to, and successfully passing, a drug screening test; negative results are reimbursable. 

Tobacco Free Campus Policy
The Board of County Commissioners wants to help Lane County be the healthiest county in the state. Effective October 1, 2018, any tobacco use, including vaping devices, will not be allowed inside or on the grounds of properties owned or occupied by Lane County including: All outdoor areas, parking lots, County vehicles, and personal vehicles while on County property.

Equal Employment Opportunity
Lane County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value diversity, equity, and inclusion as essential elements that create and foster a welcoming workplace.  All qualified persons will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, political affiliation, disability or any other factor unrelated to the essential functions of the job.

If you wish to identify yourself as a qualified person with a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Amendment Act and would like to request an accommodation, you may request an accommodation during the online application process, or request an accommodation by contacting the Department of Human Resources prior to the recruitment close date at 541-682-3124.