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Office Specialist - Sheriff

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Job Details
Job Order Number
11303625
Company Name
Sedgwick County*
Physical Address
141 W. Elm
Wichita, KS 67203
Job Description

Company: Sedgwick County

Pay: $12.662 hourly

Work Schedule: Varied

Performs varied clerical and office work involving the exercise of some independence in the conduct of standard duties. Provides clerical support for one or more administrative, professional or technical employees. Performs duties as a technical clerk or typist; or independent work involving significant procedure and sequence.

Essential Job Functions:

Types, files, and composes letters, memoranda, legal documents, reports, forms, patient charts, requisitions, and invoices working from rough drafts, dictating machines, verbal instructions or established procedures.

Prepares, maintains, processes and distributes various reports, records, taxes, legal documents, mortgage foreclosures, and other documents pertinent to the Sheriff’s Office smooth operation; ensures same is in compliance with departmental policies and procedures and is accurate and complete.

Compiles, copies, and completes data for administrative and public reports, bulletins, questionnaires and other documents; makes varied arithmetical computations on material assembled.

Prepares varied worksheets and spreadsheets; performs complex calculations of interest rates and taxes.

Receives payments from the general public regarding the department s services; posts payments and verifies receipts.

Records and maintains various statistical data regarding the department s services, activities, and operations.

Audits invoices, delivery verifications, packing slips, check payment vouchers and purchase orders before making payments to vendors when needed.

Minimum Qualifications: High school diploma or equivalent including or supplemented by courses in secretarial and general bookkeeping subjects. Two years’ experience in varied clerical and secretarial work or any equivalent combination of training and experience, which provides the required knowledge, skills, abilities and competencies. Typing: 45 WPM Minimum & Reading Comprehension: 80% Minimum.

This position works with the Sheriff’s Department and therefore the selected candidate must pass FBI/KBI/Local background check, polygraph and pre-employment urine drug screen. They cannot have a record of criminal conviction, diversion, or expungement of any felony or crime of dishonesty, or the equivalent under the uniform code of military justice.

It is the policy of Sedgwick County not to discriminate in its programs or services provided to the general public, including employment and all other activities, on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, sex, age, disability, veteran status or any other similarly protected status. Sedgwick County is committed to making the application, interview, and pre-employment testing process accessible to persons with disabilities. If you wish to volunteer information regarding any special assistance you may need, please notify Human Resources by phone at (316) 660-7050, TDD (Kansas Relay at 711 or 800-766-3777). Do not use this phone number for employment questions. This number is provided only for those requiring ADA assistance. You will be contacted should the department feel that you are a qualified candidate.


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