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Work Type: A Permanent, full time vacancy

Department: Health and Human Services

Division: Aging & Disability Services

Location: Carson, Minden, Gardnerville, Genoa

Job Class Code:


Announcement Number: 34266

Open to current classified employees in the specified Department, with at least 6 months of continuous, full-time equivalent service.


Close Date:



Phone: (775)684-0110


Applications accepted
for another 7 Days 1 Hrs 47 Mins

The Position

Administrative Assistants perform a broad variety of clerical, secretarial and administrative support duties in an assigned agency, program or other work unit within State government and the Nevada System of Higher Education.

Incumbents possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform advanced-level work and may provide work direction and training to others.
This Administrative Assistant 3 position is located within the Aging and Disability Services Division (ADSD) of Health and Human Services located in Carson City, NV. Under general supervision, this incumbent is responsible providing general support for the Planning, Advocacy, and Community Services (PAC) unit; coordinating and supporting ADSD Boards and Commissions; providing general office support; scheduling meetings on behalf of managers within PAC; developing agendas, meeting minutes, posting of public meeting notices; travel coordination; composing reports, operating procedures and other correspondence within the unit; and providing staff support.
The position requires intermediate to advanced experience and proficiency in MS Office, including strong Outlook calendar, email, Excel and Word skills, and must function well in a group and team environment. The incumbent must demonstrate professionalism, drive, and time management abilities; work well on collaborative complex projects; and have experience with Nevada Open Meeting Law.

ADSD provides an atmosphere of innovative thinking, teamwork, friendly co-workers, and promotes a positive work environment. The mission of the Aging and Disability Services Division (ADSD) is to provide leadership and advocacy in the planning, development, and delivery of a high quality, comprehensive support service system across the lifespan to allow all of Nevada's elders, children and adults with disabilities, or individuals with special health care needs, to live independent, meaningful, and dignified lives to the greatest extent possible. *** THIS RECRUITMENT MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME BASED ON THE AMOUNT OF APPLICATIONS RECEIVED. QUALIFIED APPLICANTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY AS SOON AS POSSIBLE. ***

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To Qualify:

In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:

Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications)

Graduation from high school or equivalent education and three years of progressively responsible relevant work experience which included experience in one or more of the following areas: maintenance of complex records and files; public/customer relations including explaining detailed policies, regulations and requirements; preparation and processing of financial and statistical documents such as payroll, travel, claims and budgeting forms; and assisting staff and management with projects and activities; OR one year of experience as an Administrative Assistant II in Nevada State service; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Special Notes

This position has a 25% Travel Requirement.

Special Requirements

A pre-employment criminal history check and fingerprinting are required. Persons offered employment in this position will be required to pay for these items.

Requires a valid driver's license or evidence of equivalent mobility at the time of appointment and for continuing employment.

Additional Position Experience

Experience with boards, commissions, and/or councils which required abiding by open meeting laws is required.

Microsoft Outlook-Intermediate Level

Microsoft Word Intermediate level

Microsoft Excel Intermediate level

Microsoft Access Intermediate level

The Examination

Application Evaluation Exam

The exam will consist of an application evaluation. It is essential that applications include detailed information with time frames regarding education and experience. The most qualified applicants will be contacted by the hiring agency for interview. The hiring agency may require specific skills related testing as part of the interviewing process.

The following additional questions are part of this Recruitment

1) Intermediate to Advanced experience using Outlook email and calendar, MS Office, Word, Excel, and Access is required. Please describe examples of work you have done using each program and where it was gained.


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Direct Inquiries or Correspondence to:

Division of Human Resource Management Northern Nevada 209 East Musser Street, Room 101 Carson City, Nevada 89701-4204TDD for the Hearing Impaired (800) 326-6868
Division of Human Resource Management Southern Nevada 555 East Washington Avenue, Suite 1400 Las Vegas, Nevada 89101-1046TDD for the Hearing Impaired (800) 326-6868

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