Nevada Department of Health and Human Services - Division of Wellfare and Support Services
September 7, 2023
Reno, NV
Job Type


Announcement Number: 43959 Open to all Qualified Persons. Preference will be given in the order listed. Posted 09/05/2023 Close Date: 09/12/2023 Recruiter:
Phone: (702)631-2343
Email: Applications accepted for another 7 Days 6 Hrs 58 Mins
The Position

Administrative Assistants perform a broad variety of clerical, secretarial and administrative support duties in an assigned agency, program or other work unit within State government and the Nevada System of Higher Education.

Incumbents possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform work independently with little or no additional training.

The current vacancy is located within Investigations and Recovery of the Division of Welfare and Supportive Services in Reno. This position plays a key role in the delivery of professional customer service to the entire staff of DWSS, customers and community partners. This position is responsible for a wide range of general administrative support functions including but not limited to scanning, filing, records maintenance, scheduling appointments, processing mail, and answering/screening/directing telephone calls. The ideal candidate will be a team player who is organized, can prioritize and handle multiple tasks, effectively manages time and produces quality work. The State of Nevada offers a wide array of benefits to employees including paid holidays, annual and sick leave, health coverage, retirement, and many other additional options. Benefits include medical, dental, life and disability insurance program; twelve paid holidays a year; three weeks of annual leave; three weeks of sick leave; State retirement system (PERS); and a tax-sheltered deferred compensation plan is available. State employees do not contribute to Social Security, but a Medicare deduction is required. Long-term employees enjoy additional benefits. The State of Nevada is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action in recruitment of its employees and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion or belief, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, domestic partnership, genetic information (GINA), or compensation and/or wages. *** THIS RECRUITMENT MAY CLOSE WITHOUT FURTHER NOTICE DEPENDING ON THE NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS RECEIVED. APPLICANTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY AS SOON AS POSSIBLE***

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To Qualify:

In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:
Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications) Graduation from high school or equivalent education and one year of clerical experience which included experience in one or more of the following areas: maintaining records, answering telephones, and reviewing forms, documents and other written materials; OR six months of experience as an Administrative Aid in Nevada State service; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience as described above. Special Requirements A pre-employment criminal history check and fingerprinting are required. Persons offered employment in this position will be required to pay for these items. The Examination Application Evaluation Exam The exam will consist of an application evaluation. It is essential that applications include detailed information with time frames regarding education and experience. The most qualified applicants will be contacted by the hiring agency for interview. The hiring agency may require specific skills related testing as part of the interviewing process. INFORMATIONAL LINKS For more information about state employment, visit the following:
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Email Direct Inquiries or Correspondence to: Division of Human Resource Management
Northern Nevada
209 East Musser Street,
Room 101
Carson City, Nevada 89701-4204

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