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Overview

Tehama County Health Services Agency

Red Bluff, CA

Full-Time with Benefits

Salary

Office Assistant II

(D-E step)

$15.51 – $16.32 Hourly ( / $1,240.80 – $1,305.60  Biweekly 

Bilingual Incentive Pay is +7.5% Above the OA II  Base Salary

Bilingual Candidates must fluently speak and read Spanish.  Must pass a Merit Systems Services written and/or oral bilingual proficiency test (or other appropriate) to qualify.

ABOUT THE POSITION:

The Office Assistant position with the Tehama County Health Services Agency is vital to the success of our many centers including Behavioral Health, Public Health, Medical Clinic and the Substance Use Recovery as well as the Fiscal Support Services.  Employees in this position work in an ever changing learning environment.  This position is an excellent way to begin the journey for a career with the Tehama County Health Services Agency.

The Agency is looking for individuals who are up to the challenge of working in a dynamic health services environment, with multiple opportunities to advance in the field.

Examples of Duties

Performs a wide variety of clerical work including maintaining accurate and detailed records, verifying accuracy of information, researching discrepancies, and recording information based on established regulations and procedures.  | Verifies and reviews forms and reports for completeness and conformance with established regulations and procedures. Screens calls, visitors, and mail. Responds to complaints and requests for information. | Assists in scheduling and set-up of appointments; provides referrals to the general public; directs callers to appropriate staff as necessary. Composes, types, formats, and proofreads a wide variety of reports, letters. Receives, opens, time stamps, sorts, and distributes incoming and interdepartmental mail; prepares, meters, and distributes outgoing mail. May perform cashiering duties; balances cash register/drawer with checks, cash, and receipts. Retrieves, transfers, and delivers mail, files, records, and funds/deposits to and from County locations as requested by department.

Bilingual Candidates: Translate, interpret and otherwise communicate with members of the Spanish speaking community.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE: 

Any combination of training and experience which would provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities is qualifying.   A typical way to obtain the required qualifications would be: 

  • Equivalent to completion of the twelfth (12th) grade
  • One (1) year of office support experience involving customer service and contact with the public or higher level course work in office or business practices.

Other combinations of education and experience may be considered.

LICENSE & SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Requires a valid California driver’s license
  • Requires current, less than one (1) year old, valid typing certificate

Bilingual Candidates: 

  • Must be able to fluently speak and read Spanish.  Must pass a Merit Systems Services written and/or oral bilingual proficiency test (or other appropriate) to qualify  

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

Must possess mobility to work in a standard office setting and use standard office equipment, including a computer and copier; strength stamina, and mobility to perform light to medium physical work including transporting mail, supplies, filing, operating a motor vehicle and visiting various County and meeting sites; vision to read printed materials and a computer screen; and hearing and speech to communicate in person, before groups and over the telephone.  Finger dexterity is needed to access, enter, and retrieve data manually as well as using a computer keyboard, typewriter keyboard, or calculator, to set up and file various data and records, and to operate standard office equipment.   Positions in this classification occasionally bend, carry, stoop, squat, twist, reach, push, and pull drawers open and closed to retrieve and file information.  Employees must possess the ability to constantly move about on foot and to lift, carry, reach, push, and pull materials and objects, up to 30 pounds, as necessary to perform job functions.  On occasion, when performing courier duties, exposure to inclement weather may occur.

WORKING CONDITIONS
Employees work in an office environment with moderate noise levels, controlled temperature conditions, and potential exposure to hazardous physical substances.  Tasks may require exposure to illness/disease, work related stress and hostile clients.   Employees may interact with upset staff and/or public and private representatives in interpreting and enforcing departmental policies and procedures.

Recruitment Information

How To Apply: Visit www.govenrmentjobs.com and search for the job title to apply online.

The department is currently recruiting for two (2) vacancies. 

In addition, Tehama County is establishing an eligibility list to fill future vacancies for an Office Assistant II Bilingual, as well as, subsequent vacancies, which occur during the life of the eligibility list. 

Please upload ALL required documents when applying such as, copies of all required degrees and/or certifications as outlined in the job description. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

For questions about this recruitment, contact:
Osmara Herrera
 530-528-3204 | Osmara.Herrera@tchsa.net

All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of background, fingerprinting, drug test (including marijuana) and physical examination provided by the County.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER / AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT COMPLIANT / VETERANS’ PREFERENCE POLICY / DRUG-FREE WORKPLACE

Minimum Education and Experience

Education Required: None

About Tehama County Health Services Agency

Tehama County Health Services Agency is committed to a healthy community. We provide integrated services to Tehama County residents through education, prevention, assessment, intervention, treatment, and follow up. Our staff are valued for their contributions to client care, whether they work in direct services or are in key support roles. We collaborate, communicate, and support each other so we can focus on what's most important, the overall health of our clients.

Every position is a key position at Health Services. We value input, good communication, and collaboration within our organization as well as with our agency partners. If you would enjoy working with people who are committed to the health of our residents, then our agency would like to hear from you.