The Planning and Technical Support Division (Division) is a fast paced division which works on a wide variety of programs and provides support to other ARB divisions and technical support to districts. The Division’s support staff is 'team oriented' and works together to ensure that jobs get completed accurately and in a timely manner. The successful candidate will provide overall support to the Modeling and Meteorology Branch by independently typing and editing a wide variety of complex and technical staff work, screening incoming calls, maintaining several mailing list databases, making travel arrangements, receiving visitors, tracking Division and Executive Office assignments, maintaining Division chronological files, and providing training and coordinating back-up support as needed within the Division. The successful candidate will also provide general clerical duties to the Division Office and back-up support to the other five branches in the Division.
Applicants must have strong communication and interpersonal skills; be detail-oriented; flexible; a self-starter; have the ability to work independently; meet deadlines; follow directions; cope with a shifting workload; using good judgment and discretion, tactfully and effectively deal with all levels of staff; possess a good attendance record; and maintain effective telephone skills. Experience working with personal computers, MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Windows is essential.
WHO MAY APPLY:
If interested, please submit a completed standard State application (STD 678) and any other relevant documents (e.g. unofficial transcript, copy of any degrees, resume, etc.) to the attention of Carolyn Schneider. Applicants will be screened and only the most qualified candidates will be interviewed. Please indicate position number 673-740-1139-701 on your application.
If you are not a current or former State employee, you must first take an examination to obtain list eligibility. This does not apply to Student Assistant vacancies.
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