Performs a wide variety of responsible clerical, administrative and technical support duties in a manner that demonstrates a commitment to providing excellent customer service. Some of the work may be complex; some work may require knowledge specific to the department/division. May serve as a lead worker.
Examples of Work
•Assists with a wide variety of administrative duties and functions. This may include the preparation of the annual budget, departmental goals and objectives, and other reports. Makes decisions on administrative matters and departmental office procedures.
•Utilizes a personal computer to store, compile, analyze, and retrieve a variety of documentation and statistical data related to a wide range of departmental/division functions.
•Responds to questions from City employees and citizens.
•Coordinates meetings between manager, city staff, and general public. May take and transcribe dictation for correspondence, meetings, and conferences.
•Assists with special projects as needed.
•May maintain departmental/division fiscal records, office supplies, contracts for office equipment, inventory, and on-line procurement process records. May coordinate the procurement process.
•May compute bi-weekly payroll.
•May serve as a lead worker; may train other staff.
•Demonstrates regular and punctual attendance.
•Perform other duties as required.
Requires three (3) years of work experience in a responsible clerical position. Requires the ability to efficiently use a personal computer and other office equipment to complete tasks; will be required to complete a skills-based assessment.
Requires the ability to efficiently use a personal computer and other office equipment to complete tasks; will be required to complete a skills-based assessment. Requires thorough knowledge of: office terminology, procedures, and equipment; business arithmetic and English; personal computers and software programs. Requires the ability to: read and interpret information; maintain complex records; solve administrative and other problems based on knowledge of established policies, procedures and technical knowledge of departmental operations; maintain effective working relationships with diverse populations. May require a functional knowledge of tools, materials, equipment and suppliers that are specific to an individual department or division.
May be required to possess a valid motor vehicle operator’s license and must have and maintain a satisfactory driving record based on the City of Hampton’s criteria. Must successfully pass a background check related to this position.
The following plans are available the first of the month following one full calendar month of employment:
Health insurance offered through Optima Health (1-800-229-1199). For more information on the provider network and pharmacies, see the http://optimahealth.com/cityofhampton
The vision plan is offered through EyeMed Vision Care. For more information, see the EyeMed Vision Care website.
Three dental plans are offered through Delta Dental (Delta Care, Delta Dental PPO, and Delta Dental PPO Plus) 1-800-237-6060. For more information, see the Delta Dental website.
Employees begin accruing annual and sick leave immediately.
The eleven paid holidays each year include:
New Year's Day
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
A tax deferred retirement plan 457 is offered through the ICMA Retirement Corporation. An after-tax retirement plan, Roth IRA, is offered through the ICMA Retirement Corporation (1-800-669-7400). For more information, see the VRS website.
Group life insurance is offered through the VRS and the carrier is the Minnesota Life Insurance Company.
Tax deferred retirement plan 457 is offered through the ICMA Retirement Corporation (1-800-669-7400). For more information, see the ICMA-RC website.
Training and Career Development: The Employee Education Assistance Program (EEAP) encourages employee development through (1) educational programs leading to a degree, (2) skilled craft or trade training leading to a certificate or license and (3) coursework to renew and update skills. Eligibility criteria apply. In addition, the City offers training opportunities in technological, leadership, supervisory, and other areas of government/business knowledge and skill development.
Medical/Dental and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts are offered on a pre-tax basis in order to reduce the amount of tax the employee pays.
The Employee Assistance Program (EAP) is confidential and personal counseling service for the employee and their immediate family (757-363-6777, 1-800-899-8174 or Sentara EAP website.
Direct deposit into most banks is a convenient finance feature.
Savings bonds are available to the City's workforce.
Employees are covered for Workers' Compensation where appropriate.