Office Assistant III
County of Henrico Sheriff's Office - Henrico, VA

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Closing Date: This position closes on Tuesday, May 28, 2013.

Performs a wide variety of responsible office and clerical duties; does related work as required.

Essential Duties

Greets visitors and callers and directs them to proper sources within the Sheriff's Office. Incumbent must have extensive phone, computer and customer service ability while answering many questions in reference to inmates and jail information. Schedules and maintains logs for inmate visitation. Incumbent must have the ability to research, retrieve and verify information from jail computer system. This position deals with confidential information, paperwork and files. Handles special attorney visits and checks clearances for volunteers visiting the jail.

Considerable knowledge of spelling and punctuation, English grammar, arithmetic, telephone usage, use of dictionary; skill in the use of a personal computer and familiarity with commonly used business software; knowledge of modern office practices, procedures, and equipment; ability to understand and communicate the policies, procedures and services of the department, division, or program; ability to keep moderately complex records; ability to make computations with speed and accuracy; ability to research files, proofread, write legibly, follow directions, read and organize information; tact, courtesy, and ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with other employees and the public; flexibility.

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from high school and three (3) years of related clerical experience; OR , any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

Additional Information

Position hours are Monday-Friday 8-4:30 or 8:30-5:00.

A criminal history record check and fingerprinting is conducted on all persons conditionally offered employment, including a conditional offer of initial employment, or a conditional offer to promote, demote, or laterally transfer an employee.