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Clerk to Council

Organization: Allendale County
Date Posted: 9/3/2019
Country: United States
Primary Category: Administration
Type of Position: Full-Time
Education Requirement: Associate's
Experience Requirement: 3-5 years

Description & Details

SALARY RANGE - DEPENDING ON EXPERIENCE

FUNCTION

Under general supervision assists County Administrator in various duties associated with County government.  Reports to the County Administrator.


RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Receives and prepared official replies for the County Administrator’s signature.
  • Performs various secretarial and office management duties; organizes, develops, and implements procedures for recording and filing.
  • Attends meetings with the County Administrator.
  • Screens visitors before directing them to the County Administrator.
  • Assists Department Heads relating to County operations.
  • Assists in preparation of agendas for council meetings.
  • Performs administrative duties and prepared pertinent information.
  • Types minutes, reports and grants.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

 

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Thorough knowledge of modern office procedures, practices and methods.
  • Knowledge of Business English, spelling and commercial arithmetic.
  • Thorough knowledge of County Rules, Regulations and Ordinances.
  • Ability to present ideas clearly, orally and in writing.
  • Ability to compose and prepare accurate reports, records and correspondence.
  • Ability to prepare and maintain complex files.
  • Skilled in the use and care of standard office machines and equipment.
  • Ability to exercise independent judgement when required.
  • Knowledge of word processing and data entry programs.

 

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE

  • An Associate’s Degree in Secretarial Science with one year’s experience or high school diploma with three years’ experience in responsible administrative assignments.
  • Excellent typing and transcription skills.
  • Experience in State or Local Government Operations (preferred but not required)
  • Must possess a valid state driver’s license (South Carolina is preferred)/Reliable transportation.  
  • Be able to undergo and pass a SLED Background Check.

 

FRINGE BENEFITS INCLUDE:

SC State Retirement        
Annual and Sick Leave
Health Insurance
Dental and Vision Benefits
Payroll deducted Supplemental Insurance   

How to Apply / Contact

All interested candidates must submit a JOB APPLICATION FORM to Allendale County Human Resource Office, located at Allendale County Administration Office, 526 Memorial Avenue, Allendale, SC 29810 or call 803-584-3438, prior to closing date.  

 

Applications are available in the Human Resources office office or interested persons can contact the office at (803)584-3438 and request an application to be e-mailed or mailed to them. 

 

POST JOB OFFER REQUIREMENTS:  DRUG TEST/SLED BACKGROUND CHECK

 

Allendale County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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