Are you committed to providing high quality customer service and looking for your next challenge? Develop what you already know and grow your skills to launch you into the next level of your career. The Department of Labor & Industries Insurance Service Division has an opportunity available for a dynamic Administrative Assistant 3. Our ideal candidate will serve as the principal assistant to the Operations Managers who is responsible for a Designated Service Area consisting of a number of Claim Units. We are searching for an individual who will enthusiastically assist the Claim Units in their efforts to support the agency mission of providing medical care and financial support to injured workers.
Some of what you'll do:
Assist in the coordination of implementing the claims management procedures, processes and policies.
Independently research, prepare, analyze and assemble data for special projects. Coordinate claim professional staff's work between agencies, the public and governmental entities. Establish and follow administrative policies, procedures and methods for the manager and offer assistance to unit supervisors to ensure that work assignments are met accurately and timely.
Answer inquiries, questions and correspondence on departmental matters. Independently initiate and compose clear, concise reports, memorandums and letters for the manager's signature and prepare and sign correspondence as the manager's assistant in his/her absence.
Delegate responsibility for creating and relaying assignments to staff and tracking workloads to ensure deadlines are met.
Read and distribute incoming mail; serve as a central point of electronic security coordination, meeting agendas and minutes, travel expenditures, and training requests.?
Who should apply?
Applicants committed to providing exceptional customer service, and ready for an Administrative Assistant role with a minimum of three years of experience in office/clerical, secretarial, bookkeeping, accounting, or general administrative work or equivalent education and experience who can type 40 wpm accounting for errors.
What we're looking for:
Strong writer, proofreader with exceptional editing skills.
Proven success implementing and maintaining tracking systems and managing multiple projects, organized and flexible.
Exceptional coordination, facilitation and follow through skills.
Ability to prioritize and perform multiple tasks simultaneously, handle interruptions appropriately and complete assignments on time.
Intermediate/expert level computer skills including Microsoft Office applications; Outlook, Excel, Word and PowerPoint.
At all times respects and values others. Willingness to work cohesively with internal and external members of the organization, as well as the public.
Professional and courteous in all interactions.
Act within guidelines, accomplish job assignments and accept personal responsibility.
Draw sound, sensible conclusions, and makes informed decisions to resolve issues.
Consideration will be given to complete applications.In addition to your application, the process requires that you include:
Typing assessment with speed and accuracy verification. Online typing assessments will be accepted. The assessment must include 40 accumulative words per minute (WPM), and be a minimum of 4 minutes in length. Click
HERE for a resource to a free test.
This job announcement may be used to fill multiple vacancies. Application review starts immediately and the hiring authority reserves the right to offer the job at any time. It's to your advantage to apply quickly.
Employees driving on state business must have a valid driver's license. Employees driving a privately owned vehicle on state business must have liability insurance on the privately owned vehicle.
Prior to any new hire into L&I;, a background check, including criminal record history, will be conducted. Information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment but will be considered in determining the applicant's suitability and competence to perform in the position.
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We're looking for evidence that you have what we're looking for. Your application materials will be used for deciding who'll be selected for interview.
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L&I; strives to attract and retain a high-performing and diverse workforce in which our differences are respected and valued to better meet the needs of the diverse customers we serve. L&I; fosters an inclusive environment that promotes safety, collaboration, flexibility and fairness so that all employees can participate and contribute to their full potential.
This position is represented by the Washington Federation of State Employees (WFSE).
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The State of Washington is an Equal Opportunity Employer
If you have specific questions regarding this position, please contact Trish Lamb at or email at . Please do not contact to inquire about the status of your application.
Salary: $2,834.00 - $3,684.00 Monthly
Location:* Thurston County Tumwater, WA
Job Type:* Full Time - Permanent
Department:* Dept. of Labor & Industries
Job Number:* 2018-08954
Closing: 9/28/2018 11:59 PM Pacific
Agency:* State of Washington
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