APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -
PAY GRADE: 27
For more information on benefit and retirement programs, please see the sections below.
In order to receive consideration, applicants must indicate their availability for any work type, travel, and location requirements listed.
Administrative Assistants perform a broad variety of clerical, secretarial and administrative support duties in an assigned agency, program or other work unit within State government and the Nevada System of Higher Education.
This position is located within the General Services Division, Carson City for the Nevada Point of Contact Firearms Unit. There are two positions available. One position has a work schedule of Sunday-Thursday 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM with Friday & Saturday off and the other is Tuesday-Saturday with Sunday & Monday off. The hours are 9:00 AM TO 6:00 PM. THE ABILITY TO WORK ALL STATE HOLIDAYS EXCLUDING NEW YEAR'S DAY, THE 4TH OF JULY, THANKSGIVING DAY AND CHRISTMAS DAY, AND WORKING OVERTIME AS NEEDED FOR CALL VOLUME IS REQUIRED.
The incumbent is responsible for interpreting Federal and State laws to determine eligibility to possess a firearm according to Federal guidelines; correspond with multiple levels of criminal justice agencies to request arrest reports and disposition information and interact with Nevada Federal Firearms Licensed dealers to conduct background investigations on potential firearms transferees; and serve as the Point of Contact for obtaining Nevada disposition information for all states and the FBI. The position requires certification in NCJIS/NCIC within six months of employment and recertification every two years for continued employment. The NCJIS/NCIC certification will be conducted by the Division. ***THIS DIVISION DOES NOT CONDUCT PHONE INTERVIEWS.*** *** THIS RECRUITMENT MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME BASED ON THE AMOUNT OF APPLICATIONS RECEIVED. QUALIFIED APPLICANTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY AS SOON AS POSSIBLE. ***
In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:
Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications)
Graduation from high school or equivalent education and three years of progressively responsible relevant work experience which included experience in one or more of the following areas: maintenance of complex records and files; public/customer relations including explaining detailed policies, regulations and requirements; preparation and processing of financial and statistical documents such as payroll, travel, claims and budgeting forms; and assisting staff and management with projects and activities; OR one year of experience as an Administrative Assistant II in Nevada State service; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.
The incumbent is required to work varied shifts including evenings, weekends and holidays.
A State of Nevada/FBI background check will be required of the selected applicant.
A pre-employment criminal history check and fingerprinting are required.
Pursuant to NRS 284.4066, this position has been identified as affecting public safety. Persons offered employment in this position must submit to a pre-employment screening for controlled substances.
Requires a valid driver's license or evidence of equivalent mobility at the time of appointment and for continuing employment.
Microsoft Office Suite - Intermediate
CLERICAL SUPPORT EXAM
The exam will consist of a written weighted 100%.
Qualified applicants will be contacted by the hiring agency for interview.
The following are the number of questions in each category of the exam:
20 - Office Operations and Practices
20 - Following Written Instructions & Reading Skills
10 - Arithmetic
20 - English Grammar, Punctuation and Spelling
15 - Computer Usage
15 - Interpersonal & Customer Service Skills