City of Seneca

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Administrative Assistant for Planning Dept

Planning Department
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Position Description - Administrative Assistant for Planning Dept.

General Purpose:

Performs administrative and support duties for the department. Coordinates office services, provides support for citizen boards, and provides general assistance as needed. Reports to the Planning Director

Education, Experience & Licensing Requirements:

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent with specialized course work in general office practices such as typing, filing, accounting, and bookkeeping, and
  • Two (2) years of data processing and secretarial experience, or
  • Any equivalent combination of related education and experience.

Necessary Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Working knowledge of computers and electronic data processing.
  • Working knowledge of modern office practices and procedures.
  • Some knowledge of accounting principles and practices.
  • Skill in operation of listed tools and equipment.
  • Ability to effectively meet and deal with the public.
  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to handle stressful situations.
  • Ability to issue various permits.
  • Ability to use independent judgment and discretion.
  • Ability to compile, organize, prepare, and maintain an assortment of records, reports, and information in an effective manner.
  • Ability to read, understand and interpret plats, maps, charts, some blueprints, and tax map books to locate property and property owners.
  • Ability to type 40 words per minute.

Special Requirements:

  • Valid SC Driver’s License.

Applications are being accepted at City Hall.

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An equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
The city of Seneca does not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, or disability status in employment or the provision of services.

Contact Info

221 E North 1st St. Seneca, SC 29678

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