Staff Assistant

Mike Callaway Administrative/Clerical, Government

  • Full Time
  • Lakeland, FL
  • Applications have closed
  • Salary: $13.43/hour

Website Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission

Description of duties: This is an OPS position.  Provides secretarial and staff support for the regional wildlife biologist and other section staff including the district wildlife biologists.  Activities in support of these positions shall include:  1) preparing, composing and tracking all correspondence (letters, memoranda, permits, applications); 2) researching and assembling data for reports and administrative decisions; 3) assisting staff with questions regarding established policies and procedures to ensure compliance and consistency; 4) processing invoices, requisitions, purchasing card charges and other administrative paperwork; 5) organizing, maintaining and updating hard copy and electronic files of all project related activities and personnel records; 6) routine clerical support including receiving and properly routing incoming mail, handling outgoing correspondence, maintaining stocks of office supplies, and photocopying; 7) maintains calendars and making meeting or travel arrangements; 8) assists with procurement of commodities and services;  and, 9) serving as liaison with field offices and personnel on administrative and clerical procedures; 10) responds to requests for publications, rules, status of projects and other information; 11) records and distributes messages/information; provides assistance to other sections/offices/divisions; completes other duties as assigned or needed.

Serves as a Purchasing Card (p-card) Specialist in the Regional Service Center.  Duties include: 1) reviewing purchases for compliance with Florida Statutes, and FWC rules and policies; 2) entering purchasing information into the State’s accounting system (FLAIR); 3) maintaining employees’ purchasing information; 4) ensuring invoices are submitted with the proper documentation; and 5) printing reconciliation reports, organizing monthly p-card purchases for reconciliation and reconciling employees’ expenditures.

Broadband code: 43-6011-02
Class code: 0120
Region: SW – 0001
Title: Staff Assistant (OPS)
County: Polk
City: Lakeland
Facility: Southwest Regional Office
Working hours: 40 hours/week
Pay: $13.43/hour
List of any subordinates supervised: None
Residency requirement: live within 25 miles of Southwest Regional Office
Level of Education: minimum High School diploma; advanced business-related degree preferred
Benefits: Group health insurance

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.

VETERANS’ PREFERENCE.  Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, candidates eligible for Veterans’ Preference will receive preference in employment for Career Service vacancies and are encouraged to apply.  Candidates claiming Veterans’ Preference must attach supporting documentation with each submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code.  Veterans’ Preference documentation requirements are available by clicking here.  All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement.