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where assistance is available.
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For further information about this vacancy contact:Amy HedgesULM Human Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:One year of experience in which clerical work was a major duty.SUBSTITUTIONS:Training in a business or clerical-related curriculum in a business school or technical institute will substitute for the required experience on the basis of six months of training for six months of experience.Completion of a business or clerical-related curriculum in a business school or technical institute will substitute for the required one year of experience.College training will substitute for the required experience on the basis of 15 semester hours for six months of experience.NOTE:Business or technical school training with less than completion will only be credited in six month increments.Similarly, college training will only be credited in 15 semester hour increments.NOTE:Any college hours or degree must be from a school accredited by one of the following regional accrediting bodies:the Middle States Commission on Higher Education; the New England Association of Schools and Colleges; the Higher Learning Commission; the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities; the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools; and the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.
Job Concepts Function of Work:To provide secretarial support for a professional, supervisor or manager, and in some cases, subordinate staff of that individual.ORTo provide highly-skilled keyboarding support in the transcribing and recording of information.Employees perform recurring duties independently, however, are given specific instructions for non-routine assignments as needed.Level of Work:Experienced.Supervision Received:General from a professional, supervisor or manager.Supervision Exercised:None.Location of Work:May be used by all state agencies.Job Distinctions:Differs from Administrative Assistant 1 by the presence of responsibility for duties that begin requiring independent judgment and initiative to perform.Differs from Administrative Assistant 3 by the absence of responsibility for serving as secretarial support to a mid-level manager or performing advanced keyboarding duties.
Examples of Work SECRETARIALScreens telephone calls and visitors according to supervisor's request; may refer calls to appropriate staff.Prepares, proofreads, and edits correspondence, reports, and other materials.Maintains files and reference manuals/materials; ensures confidentiality of information, as necessary.Maintains supervisor's calendar, as instructed, making appointments and arranging meeting rooms and materials.Sorts and distributes incoming mail.May perform administrative functions such as payroll preparation, travel reports, supply requisitions, etc.KEYBOARDINGSets up and types a wide variety of correspondence, reports, tables, records, case histories, hearings, etc.
from rough draft, dictation, dictating machine or instructions.Types material that involve knowledge of special terminology.Attends meetings and transcribes minutes; may serve as hearings reporter by recording verbatim testimony and transcribing into prescribed format.Proofs typing results for typographical errors, spelling, punctuation and format accuracy.Establishes and maintains electronic files for identifying, recording and classifying stored data; extracts, assembles and merges stored information to create new documents.
BenefitsLouisiana State Government represents a wide variety of career options and offers an outstanding opportunity to "make a difference" through public service.
With an array of career opportunities in every major metropolitan center and in many rural areas, state employment provides an outstanding option to begin or continue your career.As a state employee, you will earn competitive pay, choose from a variety of benefits and have access to a great professional development program.Flexible Working Arrangements ? The flexibility of our system allows agencies to implement flexible working arrangements through the use of alternative work schedules, telecommuting and other flexibilities.These arrangements vary between hiring agencies.Professional Development
The Comprehensive Public Training Program (CPTP) is the state-funded training program for state employees.
Through CPTP, agencies are offered management development and supervisory training, and general application classes on topics as diverse as writing skills and computer software usage.Insurance Coverage ? Employees can choose one of several health insurance programs ranging from an HMO to the State's own Group Benefits Insurance program.The State of Louisiana pays a portion of the cost for group health and life insurance.Dental and vision coverage are also available.
More information can be found at Compensation ? As a supplemental retirement savings plan for employees, the State offers a Deferred Compensation Plan for tax deferred savings.Holidays and Leave ? State employees receive the following paid holidays each year: New Year's Day, Martin Luther King, Jr.
Day, Mardi Gras, Good Friday, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Veteran's Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.Additional holidays may be proclaimed by the Governor.
State employees earn sick and annual leave which can be accumulated and saved for future use.Your accrual rate increases as your years of service increase.Retirement ? State of Louisiana employees are eligible to participate in various retirement systems (based on the type of appointment and agency for which an employee works). These retirement systems provide retirement allowances and other benefits for state officers and employees and their beneficiaries.
State retirement systems may include (but are not limited to): Louisiana State Employees Retirement System Teacher's Retirement System of Louisiana Louisiana School Employees' Retirement System among others.
LASERS has provided thisvideo to give you more detailed information about their system.
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