Secretary (Temporary)

State Of South Dakota Pierre , SD 57501

Posted 2 weeks ago

Job ID: 2086


  • Secretary

Agency: Department of Labor and Regulation

  • Electrical Commission

Location: Pierre

Minimum Salary: $14.34 - $15.00


This position supports the work of the Electrical Commission (Commission) and the executive director of the Commission. The position performs clerical/administrative support tasks, including but not limited to:

  • completing and processing forms;
  • screening documents against set requirements, comparing them with established references, and verifying their accuracy and completeness;
  • screening calls, taking messages, greeting clients, referring people;
  • sorting, weighing, metering or stamping, picking up, and distributing mail;
  • sorting and filing documents;
  • entering information from documents into spreadsheets.

General Requirements:

  • business English including grammar, spelling, and punctuation;
  • modern office equipment, practices, and procedures;
  • customer service and public relations;
  • computer software applications.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • type accurately in positions requiring keyboarding;
  • set up and type copy in a variety of formats such as narratives, manuscripts, business
  • correspondence, statistical tables, etc.;
  • proofread and edit rough copy for grammar, spelling, syntax, and style;
  • communicate in a concise and effective manner;
  • read and comprehend written materials;
  • accurately record, file, and transmit information;
  • accomplish assigned professional tasks;
  • organize and coordinate activities;
  • research and compile data;
  • exercise tact, patience, and discretion in communicating and dealing with persons of varying
  • backgrounds and temperament.

Please note this is a temporary, non-benefited position, exempt from civil service.

Must apply online:

You must apply online, emailed resumes or submissions will not be accepted.

South Dakota Bureau of Human Resources

Telephone: 605.773.3148 Email:

"An Equal Opportunity Employer"

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