ADMINISTRATIVE SPECIALIST II | Part Time ADMINISTRATIVE SPECIALIST II

Dates:
Advertisement Opens: Nov. 8, 2019
Advertisement Closes: Nov. 22, 2019
Full Time:
No
Salary:
$10.49 - $10.49 Hourly
Minimum Education and/or Experience:

The formal education equivalent of a high school diploma; plus two years of experience in a specialized or related area applicable to work performed.

OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE HUMAN RESOURCES CHIEF.

Preferred Education and/or Experience:
Experience with basic computer programs such as Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint, as well as experience with public speaking and customer service.
Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills:

Knowledge of record keeping procedures.

Knowledge of the principles and practices of mathematics and statistics.

Knowledge of work-related subject area.

Knowledge of computers and software applications.

Ability to conduct research and compile data into report form.

Ability to establish and maintain filing systems.

Ability to operate standard office equipment. Ability to analyze documents to determine compliance with rules, regulations, and  procedures.

Ability to communicate both orally and in writing.

Preferred Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills:
Knowledge of native wildlife and native plants, skilled in outdoor-related activities such as hunting, fishing, hiking, canoeing, etc... Ability to present educational and recreational programs to audiences ranging from youth to adults. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. General knowledge of the Arkansas Game & Fish Commission, and agency programs and projects. General knowledge and skills relating to tools used for projects in outdoor gardens and flower beds. The ability to lift 50 pounds, and work in inclement weather.
Postion Location:
City: Jonesboro, Arkansas
Office: Forrest L. Wood Crowley’s Ridge Nature Center
Division: Education
Job Summary:

The Administrative Specialist II is responsible for researching and preparing special reports, examining and verifying documents, and performing general office duties.  This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency policy.

Typical Functions:

Researches various data storage and/or computer records to obtain information and compiles data for reports.

Composes and types routine correspondence and form letters, maintains activity logs and/or financial ledgers, and submits reports to supervisor.

Reviews documents including applications, forms, vouchers, records, and reports for accuracy, completeness, and compliance with laws and regulations, makes necessary corrections, and assigns file numbers.  

Provides information, assistance, and clarification to interested parties concerning agency/institution policies and procedures.

Assists in developing or revising agency/institution policies, procedures, and directives based on research findings and compiles financial information used to formulate budget proposals and monitor expenditures. 

Performs other duties as assigned.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:
Presenting various wildlife and outdoor skills programs to youth and adults. Assist with orienting groups who visit the nature center, working at the front information desk greeting visitors and assisting visitors, answering the telephone, and operating the cash register in the gift shop. Assisting full-time staff with projects, special events and maintaining computer files. Assist with improving and maintaining native plant gardens (planting, mulching, weeding, watering), education animal habitats, hiking trails, and watchable wildlife areas. Other duties as assigned.
Certificates, Licenses, or Registrations:
Special Job Dimensions:
Other Specific Information:
This employee must have the ability to work weekends and some holidays. The employee will occasionally work after regular working hours during the week. All applicants are subject to a criminal background check.

As an equal opportunity employer, the Commission will make any reasonable accommodations necessary to ensure equal employment opportunities.