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State of Nevada Announces
An Open Competitive Recruitment for:
ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT 3 - This position is located in ELKO, NV.
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -  $33,679.44 to  $49,047.12  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.
JOB INFORMATION
Work Type: A Permanent, full time vacancy
Department: Public Safety
Division: General Services
Location: Elko
Job Class Code: 02.211
RECRUITMENT INFORMATION
Announcement Number: 31222
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 04/10/2017
Close Date: 04/24/2017
Recruiter:
   CAROL PION
   Phone: (775)684-0151
   Email: cpion@admin.nv.gov
Applications accepted for another Expired
The Position
Administrative Assistants perform a variety of clerical, secretarial and administrative support duties such as maintaining records and files; composing and editing correspondence; data entry; office management; and budget monitoring.
Incumbents possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform advanced-level work and may provide work direction and training to others. THIS RECRUITMENT MAY CLOSE PRIOR TO THE POSTED CLOSING DATE DEPENDING ON THE AMOUNT OF APPLICATIONS RECEIVED. APPLICANTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY AS SOON AS POSSIBLE.
Administrative Assistant III's in the Warrant Unit must possess basic computer and Microsoft Office skills, including Excel and Word. Data entry and 10-key skills will be utilized heavily. Incumbent will need to demonstrate excellent communication skills (reading and writing) and be able to comprehend policies and procedures and execute them. This position requires the ability to pay close attention to detail, work at tasks for lengthy periods of time, and be able to efficiently multi-task. This position requires NCIC/NCJIS certification within six months of appointment to the position. Training will be conducted on-site. In addition, this is a non-standard position in a 24/7 environment in which the incumbent would be required to work any shift, nights, weekends and holidays. In addition, this position is located in Elko, NV. Telephone interviews are not conducted for this position.

To Qualify:
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.
Special Requirements
    A State of Nevada/FBI background check will be required of the selected applicant.
    A pre-employment criminal history check and fingerprinting are required.
    Requires a valid driver's license or evidence of equivalent mobility at the time of appointment and for continuing employment.
Skills Required
    Microsoft Office Suite
    Ten Key by Touch
    Data Entry
The Examination
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
The following additional questions are part of this Recruitment
1) Are you able to work in Elko, Nevada?
INFORMATIONAL LINKS
For more information about state employment, visit the following:
Division of Human Resource Management: http://hr.nv.gov
Public Employees Retirement System: http://www.nvpers.org
Public Employees Benefits Program: http://pebp.state.nv.us
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Direct Inquiries or Correspondence to:
Division of Human Resource Management
Northern Nevada
209 East Musser Street,
Room 101
Carson City, Nevada 89701-4204

TDD for the Hearing Impaired (800) 326-6868
Division of Human Resource Management
Southern Nevada
555 East Washington Avenue,
Suite 1400
Las Vegas, Nevada 89101-1046

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