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(Jobs in Kenya) Staff Specialist at City of Gainesville

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This is intermediate level, moderate to complex administrative and staff work supporting middle to upper middle level managers who oversee diverse activities in their divisions. Some judgment and discretion are required to perform duties that are mostly cyclical and recurring in nature and are covered by existing procedures or precedents from which the incumbent normally selects the correct procedure and applies it. Matters of policy interpretation or of significance are normally referred to the supervisor for decision making.Positions allocated to this classification typically report to a middle or upper middle level manager of a diverse functional area such as a division and work under general supervision. Work in this class is distinguished from other classifications by its application of recurring but varied, moderately complex and innovative administrative duties in support of multiple functions.

Summary

This is intermediate level, moderate to complex administrative and staff work supporting middle to upper middle level managers who oversee diverse activities in their divisions. Some judgment and discretion are required to perform duties that are mostly cyclical and recurring in nature and are covered by existing procedures or precedents from which the incumbent normally selects the correct procedure and applies it. Matters of policy interpretation or of significance are normally referred to the supervisor for decision making.

Positions allocated to this classification typically report to a middle or upper middle level manager of a diverse functional area such as a division and work under general supervision. Work in this class is distinguished from other classifications by its application of recurring but varied, moderately complex and innovative administrative duties in support of multiple functions.

EXAMPLES OF WORK**

  • This section of the job description is not intended to be a comprehensive list of duties and responsibilities of the position. The omission of a specific job function does not absolve an employee from being required to perform additional tasks incidental to or inherent in the job. Performance of lower level duties may be required.

Essential Job Functions

Depending on area of assignment:

  • Assists supervisor with administration of labor agreements.
  • Gathers information, reviews, and compiles complex files on sensitive/confidential issues.
  • Facilitates completion of projects and events assigned to subordinate areas.
  • Assists in the planning, design, development and promotion of special events, goals, objectives, plans, and programs of supervisor’s assigned area.
  • Drafts moderately-complex to complex documentation on sensitive/confidential issues.
  • Serves as staff liaison to City Commission, Charter Officers, department heads, special committees, boards, standing commission committees or other entities. Initiates agenda items, prepares supporting materials and documentation, collects, prepares, and maintains official minutes.
  • Prepares, processes, reviews, and monitors grant documentation.
  • Oversees division travel, accounting, payables, contract billing, timekeeping functions and project budgets.
  • Assists supervisor in researching and responding to inquiries and complaints. Independently resolves routine to moderately-complex complaints.
  • Assigns work to other subordinates of the assigned supervisor; coordinates work flow, and facilitates work completion. Provides coaching/mentoring to subordinate staff.
  • Assists in development, preparation, and monitoring of annual and project budgets and reports.
  • Performs limited analyses and prepares and summarizes moderately complex statistical data.
  • Takes real time or machine dictation.
  • Writes, edits, produces, and distributes informational, publicity, and promotional materials.
  • Monitors administrative and operational directives from upper management to ensure compliance for area.
  • Attends work on a continuous and regular basis.

Non-essential Job Functions

  • Performs other related duties as assigned.
  • May perform tasks normally assigned to Staff Assistants as workflow and demands require.

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job function satisfactorily. Below are the required education, experience, knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the essential functions.

Education And Experience

An Associate degree from an accredited college with major coursework in secretarial science, administrative assistance or related field or equivalent vocational/technical training and two (2) years of responsible administrative and staff support experience; or graduation from an accredited high school or possession of an acceptable equivalency diploma and three (3) years of responsible administrative and staff support experience.

A Certified Administrative Professional (CAP) certificate or Certified Professional Secretary (CPS) certificate is preferred and may substitute for the Associate degree or equivalent vocational/technical training.

Must type at a minimum speed of 35 correct words per minute or at a higher speed, as set by the department.

CERTIFICATIONS OR LICENSES

LICENSES : If courier duties required, a valid Florida Driver license is required.

CERTIFICATIONS :  Certified Administrative Professional (CAP) certificate or Certified Professional Secretary (CPS) certificate preferred.

Knowledge, Skills And Abilities

  • Thorough knowledge of office terminology, practices, and procedures, equipment and business English, spelling, and arithmetic.
  • Demonstrable proficiency in personal computers and relevant software.
  • Thorough knowledge of organizational structure and organizational policies, procedures and practices.
  • Ability to function independently through the application of knowledge and skills, good judgment, organization, planning, and problem solving.
  • Ability to analyze moderately-complex information and prepare moderately-complex reports.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and respond appropriately to sensitive/confidential issues.
  • Ability to understand and follow complex oral and written instructions.
  • Ability to resolve customer complaints and answer inquiries.
  • Ability to work effectively with co-workers and internal and external customers.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to organize and coordinate multiple work and office staff assignments in a multi-functional work environment.

Physical And Environmental Requirements

To perform this job successfully, an individual must possess certain physical abilities and be able to withstand work related environmental conditions

Physical Requirements : While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit for prolonged periods of time.

WORK ENVIRONMENT : May require occasionally working outside regular business hours, including nights, weekends and holidays.

Note:

  • May Require Assessment(s).
  • May fill multiple positions.
  • May establish an eligibility list.

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