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Part-Time Office Assistant

Posted 03/23/2023
County Woodbury
Location Sioux City ,Iowa
Salary $17.00 per hour (Plus partial benefits)


The Woodbury County Conservation Board has one part-time office assistant position available for 24 hours per week.  This position will be located at the Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center in Sioux City, Iowa, and will be under the direct supervision of the County Conservation Office Manager.


Application Deadline:  Friday, April 21, 2023 - 12:00 p.m.


Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

The following duties are typical for this position.  These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. 

Other duties may be required and assigned.  

  • Perform general receptionist duties. Answer phone inquiries within scope of responsibility and refer inquiries to proper resource when necessary.

  • Provide good customer service and public relations with general public, vendors and employees.

  • Perform word processing, data entry, and financial recordkeeping. Prepare various reports and correspondence for department employees.

  • Scan and file department documents.  Maintain departmental flow of information.

  • Review invoices and statements for accuracy and prepare claims for payment on an accurate and timely basis.

  • Assist with preparation of bi-weekly payroll and all required payroll records for submittal on a timely basis, as needed.

  • Maintain various databases for departmental records.

  • Assist with maintenance of department online reservation system through  Communicate reservation information to park staff via email and Outlook calendars.

  • Assist with preparation of monthly information packets for Board members.

  • Order and maintain office supplies, as needed.

  •  Attendance is required.

Minimum Education and Experience Required to Performing Essential Functions:

  • Graduation from high school or equivalent GED with experience in office secretarial, bookkeeping and/or receptionist work.

  • Ability to accurately keyboard 40 words per minute (net score)

  • Ability to communicate effectively, in clearly spoken English, orally and/or written and to deal tactfully with the public

  • Ability to organize and prioritize tasks; ability to safely and efficiently operate a variety of office equipment

  • Knowledge of computer skills to effectively and proficiently operate Microsoft Office (including Access, Word, Excel, Outlook, Publisher, & Power Point), QuickBooks, and county bookkeeping system

  • Accurate proofreading skills

  • Substantial knowledge of accounting, recordkeeping, and budgeting procedures

  • Knowledge of County Conservation systems

  • Basic First Aid, AED, and CPR Certification (training provided)

  • Personal maturity to safeguard confidential information

  • Candidate for hire must successfully pass a background check, a pre-employment physical examination, vision, back screen and drug screen prior to employment.  

High School Diploma or GED required. Knowledge of office practices; computer skills (Word & Excel); accurate proofreading skills; knowledge of accounting, recordkeeping, and budgeting procedures; good communication and customer service skills.

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A completed County application form and resume are required.

Must be received by 12:00 p.m., Friday, April 21, 2023.

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