- Performs varied clerical and office work involving the exercise of some independence in the conduct of standard duties. Provides clerical support for one or more administrative, professional or technical employees. Performs duties as a technical clerk or typist; or independent work involving significant procedure and sequence.
Essential Job Functions:
Types, files, and composes letters, memoranda, legal documents, reports, forms, patient charts, requisitions, and invoices working from rough drafts, dictating machines, verbal instructions or established procedures.
Prepares, maintains, processes and distributes various reports, records, taxes, legal documents, mortgage foreclosures, and other documents pertinent to the Sheriff's Office smooth operation; ensures same is in compliance with departmental policies and procedures and is accurate and complete.
Compiles, copies, and completes data for administrative and public reports, bulletins, questionnaires and other documents; makes varied arithmetical computations on material assembled.
Prepares varied worksheets and spreadsheets; performs complex calculations of interest rates and taxes.
Receives payments from the general public regarding the department s services; posts payments and verifies receipts.
Records and maintains various statistical data regarding the department s services, activities, and operations.
Audits invoices, delivery verifications, packing slips, check payment vouchers and purchase orders before making payments to vendors when needed.
- High school diploma or equivalent including or supplemented by courses in secretarial and general bookkeeping subjects.
- Two years’ experience in varied clerical and secretarial work or any equivalent combination of training and experience, which provides the required knowledge, skills, abilities and competencies.
- Typing: 45 WPM Minimum
- Reading Comprehension: 80% Minimum
- Work performed inside a climate controlled office.
- Work with potentially hostile customers (or members of the public)
- Work in a fast paced environment that may include meeting deadlines, changing priorities, etc.
- Ability to communicate with and respond to persons who may become emotionally upset.
- Ability to lift various objects, ranging from paper files weighing several pounds, to a package weighing up to 40 pounds.
- Ability to sit or stand for long periods of time.
- Employees are required to perform the same repetitive movement as much as 30-45 minutes out of each hour and some on a more intermittent basis. Staff performs their duties at their assigned work areas roughly 7 to a full 8 hours at a time. Examples of repetitive movement would be typing, using a computer and answering telephones.
- Valid Kansas Driver’s License Required. Must meet Driver Qualification standards as set forth in Sedgwick County’s Fleet Vehicle Operation and Usage policy.
THIS POSITION REQUIRES THAT YOU TAKE A TYPING TEST (AND SCORE AT 45 WPM OR HIGHER) AND A READING COMPREHENSION TEST (AND SCORE AT 80% OR HIGHER) IN ORDER TO HAVE YOUR APPLICATION CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION.
Prior to taking the required tests your must register online at www.kansasworks.com (click on Job Seekers to Create a Profile).
After your profile is created you must take your test at the Wichita Workforce Center located at 2021 N. Amidon, Suite 1100, Wichita, KS 67203. There is no appointment necessary.
The hours are: Monday-Thursday: 7:00AM-6:00PM (Must arrive by 5:30PM to Test)
This position works with the Sheriff’s Department and therefore the selected candidate must pass FBI/KBI/Local background check, polygraph and pre-employment urine drug screen. They cannot have a record of criminal conviction, diversion, or expungement of any felony or crime of dishonesty, or the equivalent under the uniform code of military justice.