Health Dept Office Specialist II

Department:Health Department
Division:Based on assignment
Open Date:May 30, 2020
Close Date:November 19, 2020
Salary Range:$15.22 - $19.27/hr (salary commensurate with qualifications)
Number of Openings:14
Employment Type:(COVID grant) Full Time Merit Exempt and Part-time positions available

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

Positions are merit-exempt limited-funding/limited time, subject to federal CARES appropriations through December 2020.  Continued employment is not guaranteed after the current funding time period. These positions require extended hours and may require working weekends/holidays.

Full Time positions are Benefits Eligible!

Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance

Basic Life, Voluntary Life & AD&D Insurance

401(k) with 4% matching contribution

Vacation and sick leave

Job Description

General Purpose
Performs working level clerical work in support of Healthcare workers and Case managers in the fight against COVID-19.
Example of Duties

Types letters, statements, narrative and statistical reports, minutes, agendas, and other documents as required. May draft routine correspondence. Arranges meetings and coordinates various activities with businesses, governmental entities, or citizens.

Processes reports, forms, payments, certificates, applications, or other materials; examines for accuracy and completeness; makes additions or resolves discrepancies consulting with supervisor or other employees as required. Fills in data on standard office forms; maintains records, files, indexes, registers and books according to established methods and procedures; compiles and tabulates data for records and reports; maintains inventories and orders supplies. Accepts fees for payments; balances cash on hand against receipts; prepares and balances deposits; issues receipts, notices, certificates, and licenses and keeps simple records of transactions; makes simple mathematical computations.

Receives telephone and personal calls, handling any question or matter of a non-technical or routine nature and directing others to the appropriate staff member; assists visitors in filling out forms and applications as required. Receives and distributes mail to appropriate staff members; provides information to the public, answers inquiries, and complaints from the public. Operates computer hardware and all applicable software applications; operates standard office equipment; takes dictation and transcribes shorthand notes or machine recording as required. Operates a motor vehicle in a safe manner and in compliance with all Utah laws and regulations. Performs related duties as assigned.

Education and Experience

High school graduation plus two (2) years of full time related clerical employment, or an acceptable combination of education and experience.

 

Preference for related work experience in public health.

Special Qualifications
May be required to be bondable. May be required to possess a valid Utah Driver License. Employees driving a personal vehicle while on county business must maintain the minimum vehicle liability insurance as specified in the Utah Code.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Working knowledge of:  departmental practices, policies and procedures, standard office computer operations and software applications including word processing, data entry, and spreadsheets.

 

Skill in:  keyboarding as required by the position; using all applicable computer hardware and software applications; using a multi-line telephone.

 

This position may require the driving of a motor vehicle; skill in operating a motor vehicle in a safe manner; ability to insure motor vehicle is operating in a safe manner; knowledge of Utah motor vehicle rules and regulations.

 

Ability to:  proofread and correct documents and forms; operate applicable computer software and hardware; operate multi-line telephone and modern office equipment; correctly use grammar, spelling, and punctuation; perform routine and detailed clerical duties; communicate effectively (orally and in writing); understand and follow written and oral instructions; perform basic mathematical computations; establish and maintain effective working relationships with supervisors, employees, other departments, and the general public.

Important Information

Davis County is a drug-free workplace. All successful applicants for positions in the County must successfully pass a drug screen prior to employment.

Positions are merit-exempt limited-funding/limited time, subject to federal CARES appropriations through December 2020.  Continued employment is not guaranteed after the current funding time period.

These positions require extended hours and may require working weekends/holidays.

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