These positions are open to the general public and to all current city employees covered under the terms of the City’s collective bargaining agreement with the AMERICAN FEDERATION OF STATE, COUNTY
MUNICIPAL EMPLOYEES UNION (AFSCME).
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Office of Emergency Management and Communications
Number of Positions: 1
: The Administrative Assistant-III for the Office of Emergency Management and Communications performs a variety of general administrative, clerical and secretarial duties
focusing primarily on payroll related functions,
including the following:
Edits Time and Attendance Edits into Kronos/ CATA System. Researches, compiles and analyzes data to prepare programmatic and administrative reports; relays and interprets management directives to staff; participates in the conduct of studies and special projects and prepares reports on findings; studies office operational processes and recommends procedural changes to improve efficiencies; creates and maintains databases and spreadsheets using various software packages; edits and proofreads documents and reports; drafts correspondence for supervisor’s signature; orders and maintains materials and supplies and resolves problems with vendors; responds to inquiries or complaints from the general public and explains departmental policies; researches costs and analyzes expenditures to assist in the preparation of the annual budget; maintains basic accounting and petty cash records for office related expenditures. Assigns and reviews the work of staff engaged in performing a variety of clerical and customer service functions; coordinates office support services; establishes and implements work standards and clerical and administrative procedures and ensures standard are met; provides instruction and training to staff on work operations and evaluates their performance; prepares employee works schedules; assists staff in resolving complex or sensitive operational work problems; prepares various work reports regarding office expenditures, work operations and staff activities; interprets personnel policies and procedures to staff. Performs other payroll related duties as required. Performs other administrative, clerical and secretarial duties as required.
Office of Emergency Management and Communications
Location: 2111 W. Lexington, 311 Facility
Shift: Monday – Friday
Hours: 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM
THIS POSITION IS IN THE CAREER SERVICE
Three years of progressively responsible administrative or secretarial experience, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
Disclaimer – “Accredited” means any nationally or regionally accredited college, university, or law school where the applicant is enrolled in or has completed an Associates, Bachelors, Masters, or Juris Doctorate degree program.
Education & Employment Verification
– Please be advised that if you are selected to be hired you must provide, upon request, adequate information regarding your educational and employment history as it relates to the qualifications of the position for which you are applying. If you received your degree internationally, all international transcripts/diploma must be accompanied by a Foreign Credential Evaluation. If the City of Chicago cannot verify this information, any offer extended to you will be withdrawn and you will not be hired.
NOTE: You must provide your transcripts or diploma,
valid U.S. Driver’s License,
professional license, or training certificates, at time of processing, if applicable.
NOTE: To be considered for this position you must provide information about your educational background and your work experience.
You must include job titles, dates of employment, and specific job duties.
(If you are a current City employee, Acting Up cannot be considered). If you fail to provide this information at the time you submit your application, it will be incomplete and you will not be considered for this position. There are three ways to provide the information: 1) you may attach a resume; 2) you may paste a resume; or 3) you can complete the online resume fields.
This position requires applicants to successfully
a written test / skills assessment test
IN ORDER TO BE
The cut score of the test is subject to change based on standard statistical analysis of test results.
The interviewed Bidders who possess the qualifications best suited to fulfill the responsibilities of the position will be selected by
order and according to the CBA rules. The interviewed NON-Bidders who possess the qualifications best suited to fulfill the responsibilities of the position will be selected.
Preference will be given to candidates possessing the following
Previous professional experience in computerized Payroll and Timekeeping systems/processes.
Level of education completed.
The City of Chicago offers Veterans Preference to both current, active military personnel AND military personnel who have served in the Armed Forces of the United States and have received an honorable or general discharge. Eligible candidates must have at least six months of active duty documented. In order to receive the veterans preference, candidates need to indicate whether or not they are a veteran by answering “yes” or “no” to the question on the online application that asks, “Are you currently serving on active duty for at least six months in the Armed Forces of the United States OR have you served in the Armed Forces of the United States on active duty for at least six months and received an honorable or general discharge?” In addition, you must attach documentation to verify your military service. For Veterans, you must attach a copy of your DD214 to your online application which includes character of service status OR a letter from the United States Veterans Administration on official stationary stating dates of service and character of service. For active military personnel, you must attach a letter from your Commanding Officer on official stationary verifying your active duty, length of service, and character of service in the Armed Forces of the United States AND a copy of your military ID to your online application.
Failure to answer the question and attach the required documentation will result in you not being considered for the Veterans Preference.
Your initial evaluation will be based on information provided on the application form and documents submitted with the application. Applications must be submitted by the individual applicant. No second party applicants will be accepted.
All employees of the City of Chicago must be actual residents of the City as outlined in 2-152-050 of the City of Chicago Municipal Code. Proof of residency will be required.
If you would like to request a reasonable accommodation due to disability or pregnancy in order to participate in the application process, please contact the City of Chicago, Department of Human Resources, at 312-744-4976 (voice) or 312-744-5035 (TTY). Please be prepared to provide information in support of your reasonable accommodation request.
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APPLICATION MATERIALS SUBMITTED FOR
City of Chicago is an Equal Opportunity/Military Friendly Employer
Chicago Department of Human Resources
Rahm Emanuel, Mayor Soo Choi, Commissioner
Aug 22, 2016, 12:01:00 AM
Closing Date (Period for Applying) – External
Sep 5, 2016, 11:59:00 PM