Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Office Assistant-Attorney General's Office(State of Washington)

State of Washington Attorney General's Office invites applications for the position of:
Receptionist, Office Assistant 3, General Services Unit, Attorney General's Office
SALARY: $2,161.00 - $2,789.00 Monthly
OPENING DATE: 02/17/15
CLOSING DATE: Continuous

The Attorney General's Office (AGO) serves more than 230 state agencies, boards, commissions, colleges and universities, as well as the Legislature and the Governor. The mission of the Office is to deliver the highest quality professional legal services to officials, agencies, and citizens of the state of Washington. The Office is comprised of over 500 attorneys and 700 professional staff.
The General Services Division of the Attorney General’s Office is recruiting for a non-permanent Office Assistant 3 position, located in downtown Seattle. This position is expected to run through November 30, 2015.
The General Services Division in Seattle provides support to a variety of divisions in the Seattle Office. Services include providing reception services for phones and visitors, processing, delivering and screening mail, scheduling and maintaining conference rooms and state vehicles, performing clerical duties and assisting with audio/visual equipment requests.

The successful candidate will contribute and support the AGO's mission by providing multifaceted support and quality customer service in a timely, responsive, and courteous manner for the Seattle Office. It is expected that they will independently perform complex clerical functions to support multiple divisions by utilizing basic office equipment to complete projects; drafting correspondence; stamping, logging and distributing mail; performing searches and data entry into the AGO tracking system; meeting and greeting visitors; and fielding telephone calls using a multi-line telephone

High School graduation or equivalent plus two years clerical experience.
Applicants for Office Assistant positions with the Attorney General’s Office are required to take a skills assessment prior to being appointed to a position with the agency.

This position will remain open until a sufficient number of qualified candidates have applied. First review of applications is expected to occur on 2/23/2015 and will be ongoing. It is in the applicants’ best interest to submit their application materials as early as possible. The hiring manager reserves the right to make a hiring decision at any time. This job posting may be closed at any time without notice.
Application Instructions:
In addition to completing the online application, applicants must attach the following documents to their profile field in order to be considered for this position:
A letter of interest, describing specific qualifications for the position;
A current resume, detailing experience, education, and current salary;

Carefully review your application before submitting.
You may NOT reapply to this posting for 30 days.
The initial screening will be solely based on the contents and completeness of the “work experience” section of your application in
www.careers.wa.gov, completeness of the application material submitted, and the supplemental questionnaire.
A resume will not substitute for completing the “work experience” section of the application.
All information may be verified and documentation may be required.
The Office of the Attorney General is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, race, creed, color, national origin, honorably discharged veteran or military status, or the presence of any sensory, mental or physical disability or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal by a person with a disability. Persons requiring reasonable accommodation in the application process or requiring this announcement in an alternative format may contact Tracy Robinson at (360) 586-7693 or Washington Relay Service at (800) 676-3777 or www.washingtonrelay.com.

For questions about this recruitment or assistance with the application process please contact Judith Vandergeest (360) 586-7691 or judithv@atg.wa.gov.