County Of Sonoma

Santa Rosa , CA
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Office Assistant II English & Bilingual

County Of Sonoma
Santa Rosa, CA Full-time
Posted on May 25, 2019

Office Assistant II English & Bilingual (English/Spanish)

Salary:$3,047 - $3,704/Monthly

The County offers opportunities for growth, development, and the ability to be a part of a rewarding work environment. You can also look forward to excellent benefits,* including:
  • An annual Staff Development/Wellness Benefit allowance up to $500 and ongoing education/training opportunities
  • Competitive vacation and sick leave accruals, 12 paid holidays, and an additional 8 floating holiday hours per year
  • Eligibility for a 5% salary increase after 1040 hours (approximately 6 months when working full-time) for good work performance; eligibility for a 5% salary increase every year thereafter for good work performance, until reaching the top of the salary range
  • County paid premium contribution to several health plan options
  • May be eligible for up to 8 weeks (320 hours) of Paid Parental Leave after 12 months of County employment
  • County contribution to a Health Reimbursement Arrangement to help fund post-retirement employee health insurance/benefits
  • A defined benefit retirement plan fully integrated with Social Security
Bilingual assignments

Bilingual premium pay is an additional $1.15 cents per hour on top of the hourly pay rate. Bilingual positions require English and Spanish skills at either the basic (conversational) or fluent (reading, writing, and conversational) level. In order to be considered for bilingual assignments, applicants must indicate their skill level in their response to the required supplemental questionnaire. A bilingual examination will be conducted prior to employment to confirm level of skill. The bilingual premium pay begins upon the assignment of bilingual work.

About the position
 
As an Office Assistant II (OA II), you will work on a variety of office support activities, including filing, reception, form processing, record maintenance, mail handling, personal computer operation and typing, as well as obtaining and conveying information related to department records, programs, and services. OA II's ensure that records and documents are indexed, routed, and processed in a timely manner, within department guidelines, as well as state and federal regulations. Ideal candidates will possess:
  • A commitment to providing exemplary customer service
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, in order to effectively work with staff and the public by phone, in person, and in writing
  • The ability to exercise sound judgment
  • Attention to detail and a capacity to focus on work, tasks, and projects in a frequently interrupted, fast-paced environment
  • Strong MS Office skills, including Outlook, Word, and Excel