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Overview

Under direction, to serve as administrative assistant for an assigned County Department Head, large work unit administrator, or County board or commission; to perform a variety of administrative, staff, and office management duties for an assigned Department, work unit, board, or commission; to perform difficult, complex, and specialized office support, information gathering, information preparation, and public relations assignments; and to do related work as required.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS

This class may be used as an entry level for individuals with secretarial experience but no detailed program or policy knowledge of the program or service area of assignment. As requisite knowledge is gained and work skills are demonstrated, an incumbent can reasonably expect promotion to the next higher class of Administrative Assistant II. Where the position is flexibly staffed.

Administrative Assistant II

Definition

Under direction, to serve as primary administrative assistant for an assigned County Department Head, large work unit administrator, or County board or commission; to perform a variety of administrative, staff, and office management duties for an assigned Department, work unit, board, or commission; to perform difficult, complex, and specialized office support, information gathering, information preparation, and public relations assignments; and to do related work as required.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS 

This is the advanced specialized working level in the Administrative Assistant class series. Positions provide a variety of administrative, staff, and office management support for an assigned County Department, large work unit, or County Board or Commission. Incumbents report directly to the Department Head or major unit administrator with broad program responsibilities. Successful performance of responsibilities requires detailed and specialized knowledge and understanding of the operations and policies of the Department or unit of assignment.

VETERANS SERVICE REPRESENTATIVE I 
DEFINITION

Under general supervision, to assist with administering and providing a program of Veterans’ services and benefits as provided by Federal, State, and local agency monies and regulations; to learn and assist with counseling and advising veterans and dependents on their benefits; to perform office support work; and to do related work as required.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS

This is the entry-level and first working level in the Veterans Service Representative class series. Incumbents provide a variety of assistance with the administration of the Plumas County Veterans Service Program. They learn and assist with claims processing, counseling, and office support work. Veterans Service Representative I is distinguished from Veterans Service Representative II by the performance of a narrower range of responsibilities under closer supervision.

VETERANS SERVICE REPRESENTATIVE II

DEFINITION

Under general supervision, to assist with coordinating, administering and providing a program of Veterans’ services and benefits as provided by Federal, State and local agency monies and regulations; to counsel and advise veterans and dependents on their benefits; to perform specialized office support work, and to do related work as required.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS

This is a specialized class which provides advanced counseling and support services for Veterans Services clients. It differs from the Veterans Service Representative I by performing a broader range of responsibilities, while working on a more independent basis, having supervisory authority, requiring advanced experience/education and requiring formal accreditation from the State of California and the United States Department of Veterans Affairs. EOE

Additional Application:

Administrative Assistant I:: At least two (2) years of responsible experience performing a variety of administrative and office support work at a level equivalent to Secretary with Plumas County, including substantial experience in a public contact position. Administrative Assistant II:At least (1) year of responsible experience performing a variety of administrative and office support work at a level equivalent to Administrative Assistant I with Plumas County. Veterans Service Representative I: Bachelor of Arts Degree in Public Administration or Social Sciences. OR< Associate of Arts Degree in Public Administration or Social Sciences and one (1) year work experience performing duties in a Human Services field similar to veteran’s services. OR Three (3) years progressively more responsible office support work experience including substantial experience in a position requiring extensive public contact and thirty (30) semester college units. OR Four (4) years progressively more responsible office support work experience including substantial experience in a position requiring extensive public contact. Veterans Service Representative II: Bachelor of Arts Degree in Public Administration or Social Sciences and 1 (one) year work experience performing duties similar to a Veterans Service Representative I with Plumas County or other counties with similar classification structure. OR Associate of Arts Degree in Public Administration or Social Sciences and 3 (three) years progressively more responsible work experience performing duties similar to a Veterans Service Representative I with Plumas County or other counties with similar classification structure. OR 5 (five) years of progressively more responsible work experience performing duties similar to a Veterans Service Representative I with Plumas County or other counties with similar classification structure. Special Requirements Veterans Service Representative I: Accreditation by United States Department of Veterans Affairs and California Department of Veterans Affairs must be achieved within one (1) year of appointment. Employee must be a veteran of the United States Army, Navy, Marine Corps, Air Force, or Coast Guard with an honorable discharge or certificate of honorable service. Must possess a valid drivers license at time of application and a valid California Drivers License by the time of appointment. The valid California License must be maintained throughout employment. Veterans Service Representative II: Be a veteran of the United States Army, Navy, Marine Corps, Air Force, Coast Guard, or any other recognized entity which provides veterans status in accordance with U.S.C. Title 38 terminating with an honorable discharge. Accreditation by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs and the State of California. Must possess a valid driver’s license at time of application, and a valid California Drivers License by the time of appointment. The valid California License must be maintained throughout employment.

Minimum Education and Experience

Minimum Months of Experience: 12
Education Required: High School
Driver's License Required: Yes
Hiring Requirements for this Job:
  • Drug Testing / Screening
  • Background Checks
  • Reference Check
  • Minimum Hourly Wage: $14.00
    Maximum Hourly Wage: $20.54
    Accessible by Public Transportation: Yes