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Salary: $2,143.00 - $2,606.00
Posted: 01/01/2015

Job Description:

This position requires the incumbent to adhere to the mission and core values of CDPH, maintain consistent and regular attendance; communicate effectively (orally and in writing if both appropriate) in dealing with the public and/or other employees; develop and maintain knowledge and skill related to specific tasks, methodologies, materials, tools and equipment; complete assignments in a timely and efficient manner; and, adhere to departmental policies and procedures regarding attendance, leave, and conduct.

The Office Assistant (T) (OA (T)), Permanent Intermittent, will provide customer service and assistance to the public, and act as the main reception for the district office. The incumbent receives telephone inquiries from the public, answers more basic questions, while providing the most accurate and complete information, takes accurate and concise telephone messages for district office staff, and transfers callers to the appropriate staff as necessary.

The OA types general correspondence, memos and forms for office staff, proofreading and editing for content and grammatical errors, using both a desktop computer and typewriter. As needed, accurately and efficiently files and photocopies documents.

The OA also orders and maintains office supplies and office equipment (which includes copy machines, postage machine, fax machine, date stamp, and back-up tape drive). Ensures that the district office has sufficient supplies to meet business needs, such as paper, ink cartridges, pens, etc. Prepares Service Orders when necessary to repair office equipment.

The OA assists staff in properly completing and submitting personnel and benefit documents as needed, and other duties as required.

For a complete job description, please contact Kathy Blankenship, at (916) 263-5849 or

All interested applicants must submit a standard State Application Form STD 678 (with original signature). Appointment is subject to SROA and State surplus policies. Surplus candidates must submit a copy of surplus status letter. Applications will be screened and only the most qualified candidates will be interviewed.

Additional Information:

Working Title Position Number
Office Assistant (Typing) - Permanent Intermittent 580 - 831 - 1379 - 901
Location County
Sacramento District Office SACRAMENTO
Timebase Tenure
Intermittent Permanent   month(s)
Final Filing Date: Department Link:
Until Filled None Specified
Contact Unit/Address Contact Name/Phone
Sacramento District Office
3901 Lennane Drive, Ste 210
Sacramento, CA 95834
Cherie Greasby
(916) 263-5844

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