Essential duties and functions, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following. Other related duties may be assigned.
- Greets visitors, handles their inquiries, and directs them to the appropriate person.
- Answers multi-line telephones, or two-way radios and directs calls or takes messages.
- Maintains office supply inventories by placing orders.
- Schedules and coordinates meetings.
- Distributes, disperses, and reconciles petty cash requests.
- Types letters, memos, forms, and other correspondence.
- Picks up, sorts, and delivers mail to the appropriate person.
- Files and retrieves documents, records, and reports.
- Maintains records, enters data, and retrieves data as needed.
- Analyzes and interprets data and prepares reports.
When public health responds to an emergency, you may be assigned activities that are outside your regular job description. This may involve responding at any time, including nights and weekends with possible deployment to locations other than Austin Public Health.
Additional Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
- Skill in perceiving and reacting sensitively to the needs of others.
- Ability to maintain strict confidentiality of required HIPPA and other Texas privacy laws.
- Application of good knowledge of current cultural, social, economic, and public health issues and community demographics.
- Interacts with clients, community partners, and co-workers with fairness and equity and delivers services free of bias or prejudice.
- Ensure the health and safety of the community within ability and resources and treat the diverse customers with thoughtful listening and respect.
Education and/or Equivalent Experience:
- Graduation from an accredited high school or equivalent, plus three (3) years of experience in general clerical/secretarial experience.
- Education and or experience will substitute for the minimum qualifications
For more information, please refer to our job posting on our webpage. You must apply externally through the city webpage to be considered.