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EDUCATION, DEPARTMENT OF

Title:  OFFICE TECHNICIAN (TYPING)
Salary: $15.50 - $18.83
Posted: 02/21/2013

Job Description:

The Nutrition Services Division is looking for a mature, organized professional to join the Education and Nutrition Policy Unit to support the certification processing and approval of local agencies in the implementation of the new school meal patterns for the National School Lunch Program and School Breakfast Program. The Office Technician (Typing) duties will include:

• Reviewing and editing correspondence, reports, approval forms, invoice packages, and other documents for accuracy, grammar, punctuation, sentence structure, and form to ensure adherence with the California Department of Education’s standards

• Assisting professional staff in various projects such as: workshops, advisory groups, conferences, and meetings

• Organizing and prioritizing tasks, track multiple assignments, and creating or maintaining electronic and paper files

• Effectively communicating with a wide variety of staff

• Screening telephone calls, answering questions, directing calls to appropriate staff, and taking concise messages

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS: Excellent proofreading and organizational skills, proficiency with Microsoft Windows Office Suite (including Outlook, Word, Excel, Power Point, and Access), ability to maintain poise in a high-pressure setting, and ability to work with strong personalities.

WHO MAY APPLY: All applicants must clearly indicate the basis of their eligibility in the “Explanations” section on the Standard Application Form (Std 678). Employment provisions as outlined by the Department of Personnel Administration's State Restriction of Appointments (SROA) policy will prevail. In addition, current or future executive orders relative to filling vacant positions may also affect this process. Applications will be screened and only the most qualified will be interviewed. The individual selected for this position may be required to present a valid typing certificate prior to appointment.

PLEASE NOTE: Possession of minimum qualifications will be verified prior to interview and/or appointment. If it is determined an applicant does not meet the minimum qualifications, the applicant will be removed from the eligibility list.

CANDIDATES MUST INCLUDE PC TBA/ENPU LTI OT ON THE TITLE SECTION OF YOUR STATE APPLICATION, OTHERWISE YOUR APPLICATION MAY NOT BE CONSIDERED FOR AN INTERVIEW.

HOW TO APPLY: Submit a State Application (Form 678) to:

Education and Nutrition Policy Unit
Nutrition Services Division
California Department of Education
1430 N Street, Suite 4503
Sacramento, CA 95814
Attn: Mary Smith
916-445-9127

APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY: March 13, 2013



Additional Information:

Working Title Position Number
PC TBA 174 - 190 - 1139 -
Location County
Sacramento SACRAMENTO
Timebase Tenure
Intermittent   1500 Limited Term   month(s)
Final Filing Date: Department Link:
03/13/2013 None Specified
Contact Unit/Address Contact Name/Phone
Nutrition Services Division
1430 N Street, Suite 4503
Sacramento, CA 95814
Mary Smith
916-445-9127

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