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The City of Covington is currently accepting applications for a Secretary in the Police Department with a starting hourly rate of $16.60 to a maximum hourly rate of $24.38 depending upon qualifications. This position is varied clerical and secretarial work. Minimal education and experience qualifications include possession of a high school diploma or GED equivalent and a valid Driver’s License with an acceptable motor vehicle record for three years. Qualified applicants may apply on our website by downloading an application packet at cityofcovington.org, or may apply in person at Covington City Hall, 2194 Emory Street, Covington, Georgia 30014. This position will remain open until 4:00 PM on Thursday September 30, 2021. The City of Covington is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
This is complex and varied clerical and secretarial work involving a considerable amount of public contact. This position requires communication by phone, radio and other devices, as well as a large amount of typing. An employee in this class is responsible for the application of considerable independent judgment based on knowledge gained through experience in the performance of responsible specialized duties. Although employees are expected to develop their own procedures and carry out work through to completion, work problems involving important departures from standard policies are reviewed with superiors on matter of policy. Work is normally reviewed only for results obtained.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
DESIRED MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Education and Experience:
Desirable Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT USED
Phone switchboard; personal computer; copy machine; postage machine; fax machine; electronic communication equipment; calculator and other office related equipment.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to walk and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts.
The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.
The City of Covington is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.p >