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Office Assistant 2 - Bilingual

Company: Lane County
Location: Eugene
Posted on: November 24, 2022

Job Description:

About the PositionThis position provides support to the Lane County Human Services Division Dovetail Program. This will include providing front desk reception and telephone support. A key goal of the Dovetail Program is to support individuals in navigating and accessing community resources and this position is an important part of accomplishing that goal. We are looking for someone who is passionate about connecting with people and interacting with community members from a wide variety of backgrounds. The person in this position will be expected to maintain familiarity with a community resources, update directories and resource sheets, and respond to a wide variety of questions. In addition this position will track program referrals, upload documents to the NextGen Electronic Health Record, and enter information into the Homeless Management Information (HMIS) system. This position provides support to the Dovetail team and may perform related duties as assigned.About the DivisionLane County Human Services Division empowers community members to thrive by offering avenues for economic opportunity. We believe that strong communities are built on stable families and healthy lives. We administer funding, coordinate services and provide assistance. We help address the root cause of poverty, hunger and homelessness.Schedule: Monday - Friday; 8:00am - 5:00pm This is an AFSCME represented position Training:Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade.Experience:Two years of responsible clerical and office assistance experience.An equivalent combination of experience and training that will demonstrate the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying.Special Requirements:Successful hire will be contingent upon taking a Bilingual test which must show the proficiency level in both English & Spanish required for this position.Studies have shown that women, BIPOC, Persons with Disabilities, and Neuro Divergent individuals are less likely to apply for jobs unless they believe they are able to perform every task in the job description. We are most interested in finding the best candidate for the job, and that candidate may be one who comes from a less traditional background. The county will consider any equivalent combination of knowledge, skills, education, and experience to meet minimum qualifications. If you are interested in applying, we encourage you to think broadly about your background and skill set for the role.Notes:This position is subject to a full criminal offender information record check. If fingerprinting is required, the fee is paid for by the successful candidate and the expense is non-reimbursable. In accordance with county policy, the incumbent of this position is required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, or have an approved medical or religious exception, prior to starting work.

Keywords: Lane County, Eugene , Office Assistant 2 - Bilingual, Administration, Clerical , Eugene, Oregon

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