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Administrative Specialist I

Company: City of Baton Rouge/Parish of East Baton Rouge
Location: Baton Rouge
Posted on: May 24, 2023

Job Description:


*Job Title:*


*Type of Vacancy:*

Open Competitive

*Job Opening No.:*


*Job Code:*


*Work Location:*


*Starting Salary:*

$12.1498 Hourly / $25,271 Annually

*Pay Grade:*


*Application Dates:*

05/12/2023 - 06/01/2023

*Application Times:*

Friday 12 Noon - Thursday


Applicants using education to qualify for any job MUST attach a copy of their degree or transcript to their application at the time of applying. Applicants applying for any position that requires an official certification MUST attach a copy of that certification at the time of applying. Applicants MAY use experience as a substitution only if the minimum requirements indicates such. Failure to provide documentation of education, licenses, certifications, and courses may result in your application being REJECTED or a lower application score.


Under the direction of a higher classification, performs advanced level clerical duties and beginning level administrative support work. Work involves responsibility for recommending changes in office policies and procedures. Work also may involve the supervision over a small clerical unit or a specialized function within the department. Incumbents in this classification exercise some independent judgment, as well as confidentiality. Work is reviewed through conferences and results obtained. Performs other work as requested.



High school diploma, GED, HiSET, or equivalent certificate of competency, supplemented by courses in business education, and three years of experience in a variety of responsible clerical duties.


Any equivalent combination of education and experience.


(Unless otherwise specified below, must possess at the time of appointment and must be maintained current throughout employment in this classification.)



Position(s) may require passing a typing (45 words per minute), word processing, spreadsheet and/or other computer skill test(s).




Advanced Clerical Series written exam required (may take up to 2 - hours from test start time). Subject areas and other exam preparation information are available at: Written examinations are available on most Tuesdays, 8:30 - 9:00 am, check-in, Thursdays, \*12:00 - 12:30 pm, and Fridays, 8:30 - 9:00 am check-in. Please call Human Resources Recruiting and Examination at 389-3132 to confirm testing dates and times. Test check-in is on a first come-first served basis. There are occasions where the test room is filled to capacity and applicants are asked to return on another day for testing. Picture identification, proof of social security number and a completed online employment application are required for test room admittance. \*Where written exam volume is expected to be high, check-in of applicants may begin as early as 11:30 am in order to complete the check-in process prior to the required 12:30 cut-off time.


In your employment application, please include detailed information such as software and equipment used, documents produced, fiscal or legal duties performed, types of customer service provided, decisions made, guidelines followed, supervisory duties, etc. Failure to provide a detailed description of job duties may result in your application being rejected or a lower application score.

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Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $25,271.00 - $42,971.00 per year


* Dental insurance

* Employee assistance program

* Flexible spending account

* Health insurance

* Life insurance

* Paid time off

* Tuition reimbursement

* Vision insurance


* 8 hour shift

Work Location: In person

Keywords: City of Baton Rouge/Parish of East Baton Rouge, Baton Rouge , Administrative Specialist I, Administration, Clerical , Baton Rouge, Louisiana

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