Administrative Assistant Iv

Fairfax, Virginia
$45,204.64 - $75,341.14 Annually
Mar 18, 2023
Mar 25, 2023
Full Time
Job Announcement

Performs lead administrative duties for the Director of Aging Services. Ensures coordination of administrative processes for the division including: -development and implementation of division-wide administrative policies, procedures, work processes, and activities -effective coordination and communication with other DFS divisions, county and state agencies, public officials, DFS advisory boards, DFS clients, and the public -management of division support services to include workflow, document processing, systems integration, workload and priority determination -working as a team with other DFS administrative support staff to ensure division, program and agency priorities are addressed efficiently and effectively. Works with limited direction to address identified objectives. Excellent oral and written communication skills, organizational skills, and proficiency with personal computers and a variety of software applications are required. In addition, the work requires an extensive knowledge of programs and services offered in the division as well as a general knowledge of other programs and services provided by DFS, other human service agencies, and other county agencies and the key personnel for each area. The position must be sensitive to confidential issues, and exercise initiative, creativity and sound judgment to resolve difficult or unusual situations. Requires occasional evening and/or weekend work in order to provide support to one of the department's advisory boards.

The assigned functional areas of this position are high level administrative duties, Fiscal administration, Communication, and/or Information systems and software.

Employment Standards

Any combination of education, experience and training equivalent to high school graduation and three years of experience providing administrative support in the assigned functional area(s).

Valid driver's license.

The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check, a driving record check, and a check of the Child Protective Services Registry to the satisfaction of the employer.

All newly hired employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (two weeks after the last required dose) as a condition of employment or obtain approval of a medical or religious exemption prior to their start date. Proof of an exemption or vaccination status will be required during the pre-employment onboarding process. New employees who obtain an exemption from the vaccine mandate for medical or sincerely held religious beliefs may be subject to a weekly testing requirement. Vaccinated employees and employees with a medical or religious exemption will complete the attestation online on their first day of employment or shortly thereafter.

  • Vocational / Technical Degree : Executive Assistant
  • 2 year / Associate Degree : Administrative Professional
  • Non Degree Program : Administrative Professional

Sufficiently mobile to move between building floors and to set up facilities for meetings.
Ability to use automated technology.
Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
Ability to handle multiple priorities.
All duties performed with or without reasonable accommodations.

Panel interview and may include exercise.

The population of Fairfax County is very diverse where 39.8% of residents speak a language other than English at home (Spanish, Asian/Pacific Islander, Indo-European, and others) and we are committed to providing county services to individuals regardless of English proficiency. Qualified candidates who are bilingual in English and another language are encouraged to apply for this job opportunity.

Fairfax County Government prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetics, political affiliation, or military status in the recruitment, selection, and hiring of its workforce.

Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 703-324-4900 for assistance. TTY 703-222-7314. EEO/AA/TTY.

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