What do you value in your next job? At the Orange County Sanitation District our Core Values form the framework of our organization and reinforce our professional work ethic. If the following values ring true with you, we’d love to invite you to explore our career opportunities further. Honesty, Trust, & Respect
We aspire to the highest degree of integrity, honesty, trust, and respect in our interaction with each other, our suppliers, our customers, and our community. Teamwork & Problem Solving
We strive to reach OCSD goals through cooperative efforts and collaboration with each other and our constituencies. We work to solve problems in a creative, cost-effective and safe manner, and we acknowledge team and individual efforts. Leadership & Commitment
We lead by example, acknowledging the value of our resources and using them wisely and safely to achieve our objectives and goals. We are committed to act in the best interest of our employees, our organization, and our community. Learning/Teaching - Talents, Skills and Abilities
We continuously develop ourselves, enhancing our talents, skills, and abilities, knowing that only through personal growth and development will we continue to progress as an agency and as individuals. Recognition/Rewards
We seek to recognize, acknowledge and reward contributions to OCSD by our many talented employees. OCSD is currently looking to fill the role of a Program Assistant.
Under general supervision, the Program Assistant performs a variety of advanced clerical and routine administrative and programmatic duties of a general or specialized nature requiring the application of specific program knowledge and administrative skills in support of the 75-member Instrumentation and Electrical Maintenance Division. Requires the interpretation and application of approved policies, procedures and regulations. Performs a variety of administrative processes, prepares reports as required, maintains division files, manages the office supply inventory, and works with Operations and Maintenance (O&M) department administrative assistants to provide support coverage for the O&M staff. Perform other related duties as required.
Qualifications & Requirements:
The successful candidate will possess education equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade. Additional college level course work in business administration, public administration, or a related field is desirable. The candidate should have at least two years of increasingly responsible clerical, secretarial, specialized technical, administrative or programmatic support experience. In addition, the successful candidate should have intermediate level command of Microsoft Office programs; communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing; be proficient in English usage, spelling, grammar and punctuation; have the ability to compile, analyze, and interpret data related to maintenance metrics; maintain confidentiality of critical and sensitive information, records, and reports; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with field maintenance staff and others contacted in the course of work and the ability to work independently.
Recruitment & Selection Process:
First application review: August 23, 2012
Hiring Salary Range: $24.32/hr to $26.81/hr.
Physical Demands Must possess mobility to work in a standard office setting and use standard office equipment, including a computer; vision to read printed materials and a computer screen; and hearing and speech to communicate in person, before groups, and over the telephone. This is primarily a sedentary office classification although standing in work areas and walking between work areas may be required. Finger dexterity is needed to access, enter, and retrieve data using a computer keyboard or calculator and to operate standard office equipment. Positions in this classification occasionally bend, stoop, kneel, reach, push, and pull drawers open and closed to retrieve and file information. Employees must possess the ability to lift, carry, push, and pull materials and objects weighing up to 25 pounds. Environmental Demands Employees work in an office environment with moderate noise levels, controlled temperature conditions, and no direct exposure to hazardous physical substances. Employees may interact with upset staff and/or public and private representatives in interpreting and enforcing departmental policies and procedures. Disaster Service Workers: All Orange County Sanitation District employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state law (California Government Code Section 3100-3109). Employment with the Orange County Sanitation District requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. For the full range of duties, responsibilities, and essential job functions, please review the Classification Specification for this position found on our website.
Applicants must clearly demonstrate, through their application materials, that they meet the minimum requirements as outlined in the job announcement and class specification to receive further consideration. However, meeting the minimum requirements does not guarantee an interview. All properly completed applications will be reviewed, and the most appropriately qualified individuals will be invited to continue in the selection process.
Employment is contingent upon successful completion of OCSD’s pre-employment process, which includes a background investigation and a physical examination. For some positions this may include a drug screen. False statements may be cause for disqualification, removal from the eligible list, or discharge from employment. All statements made on applications are subject to investigation and verification.
OCSD only accepts applications submitted via our online application system. Resumes submitted via mail, fax or email will not be accepted.
The provisions of this announcement do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Any provision contained in this announcement may be modified or revoked without notice.
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