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Administrative Technician (Juvenile Court)

Newton County

Listing Summary

Purpose of Classification:

The purpose of this classification is to provide routine clerical support for an assigned work unit, division or department.  Incumbents in this classification perform work of a routine nature which requires limited knowledge of departmental operations.

Essential Functions:

The following duties are normal for this position. The omission of specific statements of the duties does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification. Other duties may be required and assigned.

Serves as the receptionist or first point to contact for the public: answers telephone calls and greets visitors; ascertains nature of business, directs callers/visitors to appropriate personnel, and records/relays messages; and initiates and returns calls as necessary.               

Processes a variety of documentation associated with department/division operations within designated timeframes and per established procedures; receives, reviews, records, types, and/or distributes documentation; enters data into computer systems; logs, tracks, or maintains records regarding department activities; compiles data for further processing or for use in preparation of department reports; and files, maintains, and stores hardcopy records.

Performs customer service functions: provides information/assistance regarding department/division services, activities, procedures, fees, or other issues; distributes forms/documentation as requested; responds to routine questions or complaints; researches problems/complaints; and initiates problem resolution.        

Performs data entry functions by keying data into computer system; enters, retrieves, reviews or modifies data in computer database; scans documents into computer; verifies accuracy of entered data and makes corrections; indexes documents; and develops databases and computerized reports.           

Receives moneys in payment of various fees/services; records transactions and issues receipts; balances cash drawer; and forwards revenues as appropriate.   

Processes incoming/outgoing mail: sorts, organizes, opens, and/or distributes incoming mail; signs for incoming mail/packages and delivers to appropriate personnel; processes outgoing mail through postage machine; and processes bulk mailing projects.    

Performs related clerical support: types and sends email messages and screens incoming email messages; and copies and distributes forms, reports, correspondence, and other documentation.

Operates a personal computer to enter, retrieve, review or modify data, utilizing word processing, spreadsheet, Internet, e-mail, or other software; and operates general office or other equipment as necessary to complete essential functions.

Communicates with supervisor, other County employees, the public, and other individuals as needed to coordinate work activities, review status of work, exchange information, or resolve problems.

Additional Functions:                                                                                                

Performs other related duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications:

High school diploma or GED is required; supplemented by some experience in clerical or customer service work; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job.

Specific License or Certification Required: None.

Specific Knowledge, Skills, or Abilities: Must be able to demonstrate proficiency in performance of the essential functions and learn, comprehend, and apply all County or departmental policies, practices, and procedures necessary to function effectively in the position.

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