Office Specialist (Yuba County)

Date Posted: 1/1/2019

Employer: Yuba County

Salary Range: $2,743 - $3,018 Monthly + Benefits

Phone: 530-749-7860


Closing Date: 1/14/2019

The County of Yuba is currently recruiting for the position of Office Specialist in the Administration/Finance Division of the Health & Human Services Department. Under general supervision, incumbent to this position will provide difficult, technical, complex or specialized and responsible office support requiring extensive experience in the particular type of work involved, thorough knowledge of clerical methods and procedures of the office and/or program assigned, and the regular use of independent judgment, discretion and initiative; and perform related work as assigned. This is the advanced journey level in the clerical series.

Ideal Candidate: The ideal candidate will have excellent organization skills and be skilled in performing technical and specialized administrative support. They will also have the ability to multi-task and shift between assignments as priorities change. Knowledge of computer applications for management of databases or spreadsheet files, including Microsoft Excel is preferable. A successful incumbent will have exceptional interpersonal skills, including the ability to communicate effectively and efficiently both verbally and in writing. In addition, they will be proficient in composing business correspondence using Microsoft Word and Outlook.


Required Qualifications & Requirements:


Minimum: Graduation from high school and three (3) years of general office support or secretarial experience at a level equivalent to the County’s classification of Office Assistant I/II.


Preferred: In addition to the minimum, one year (30-semester units) of college coursework with an emphasis in business practices or a related field, additional experience as previously defined and/or experience in the public sector. Certain positions may prefer increased typing accuracy and speed.


Special Requirements: After the final filing date, all minimally qualified applicants will be invited to participate in a required selection process. Please check your e-mail regularly for communications throughout the recruitment process.


About Yuba County:


Yuba County is situated in the Northern Sacramento Valley, approximately 40 miles north of the State Capitol in Sacramento and two hours away from San Francisco and Lake Tahoe. The boundaries stretch from the farms and orchards of the valley to the timberlands of the Sierras. Yuba County offers its residents the many advantages of a rural lifestyle away from the pressures of the urban areas. The County’s rivers, lakes, and outdoor recreation areas provide excellent hunting, fishing, boating and skiing opportunities. Our County vision is to create a “golden” future for Yuba County by inspiring a community of participation, embracing our unique history, and discovering the wealth of our untapped potential.