Kind of Work
The salary range reflected above is the normal hiring range for
2021. The full salary range, including longevity pay, is $24.38 -
$34.03 per hour.
Administrative work applying an extensive body of specialized
departmental procedures, rules and/or operational methods to
supervise, plan, direct and monitor the customer service and
information processing functions of a department.
This position is part of the Civil SupervisoryContract
represented by St. Louis County Employee Association.
Please Note:The incumbent will be required to be located and
travel up to two days per week to either Duluth or Virginia pending
Distinguishing Features of Work
An employee in this class performs a wide variety of
inter-related, non routine procedural assignments, and resolves a
wide range of operational problems related to administrative
support functions. Duties include interpreting and adjusting
established policies and procedures for specific situations by
using precedence and reasoning in accordance with defined
objectives; planning and implementing work activities or projects
and resolving information processing and customer service issues;
and supervising the work of assigned staff. Within the limits of
defined departmental policy, the employee is given the authority to
make decisions which impact the operations and employee and
customer relations of the work unit. The work is performed under
the general direction of a department supervisor or appointing
These work environment factors are general in nature and may
vary depending on the specific position being filled.CONSTANT:Near
and midrange vision; visual accommodation; hear within 20 feet;
grip; pinch and hand dexterity; and work inside.FREQUENT: Push/pull
up to 15 pounds; lift and carry up to 10 pounds; far vision; bend
neck; rotate neck; reach; sit; talk/speak; work alone, with, or
around others.OCCASIONAL:Move about; reach above shoulder; rotate
at waist while sitting or standing; stand; static neck position;
stoop/bend; walk; right and left wrist turn; customer/public
contact; clients with behavioral challenges; depth perception;
field of vision; color vision; extended days; and drive.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (Pass/Fail):
- The equivalent of nine years of full-time general clerical
experience and training; ORAn associate degree (2 years) in Office
Management or related field AND six (6) years experience in a
clerical support position, three (3) years of which must have been
in a lead worker capacity.
- Demonstrated ability to operate personal computer based
- Proficiency in operation of word processing software.
- Ability to type from clear copy at a rate of 40
Typing and Word Proficiency Assessment (Pass/Fail):
After submitting an application, applicants will receive a
notification to schedule their typing and word proficiency
assessments via their candidate profile. Virtual and in person
testing will be offered on the pre-determined dates listed in your
candidate profile. Once applicants have logged in and scheduled
their assessment another notification will be sent confirming your
assessment date and time along with the test link and Webex meeting
To participate in the online computerized written assessment,
you must have readily available picture identification, lap top or
desktop computer, web cam and microphone. Calculators are
permitted. However, digital cameras and other communication devices
containing calculator functions are NOT permitted. Please allow
1-1/2 hours for this assessment.
The typing and word proficiency assessment must be completed by:
Thursday, June 17, 2021.
It is highly recommended that you schedule your assessment as
soon as possible.
If you have any questions regarding this process please contact
Christina Hansen at 218-725-5058.
Supplemental Questions will be 100% of the scoring process:
Points will be awarded based on the applicants answers to
supplemental questions 6-10.
Experience beyond ten years may be included on the application
for purposes of meeting minimum qualifications or informing the
hiring authority of your complete employment history.
Please Note:When answering the supplemental questions on the
website, the webpage may time out after 30 minutes. It's
recommended you draft your answers in a Word document and
copy/paste the answers into the application when you're finished
writing. Failure to answer all of the questions on the
"Supplemental Questions" page within 30 minutes may result in the
deletion of your answers by the application system.
TENTATIVE RECRUITMENT & SCREENING PROCESS SCHEDULE:
May 25, 2021 - Applicant screening will begin
June 17, 2021-Typing and Word proficiency assessment must be
Week of June 21, 2021 - Supplemental question scoring to be
Week of July 5, 2021 - Interviews to be conducted
The essential functions for this position are listed under the
"ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLES OF WORK" on the specification, available in
the Human Resources Department or online
If you are eligible to apply for Veterans Preference, please
attach to your application a copy of document(s) listed for the
option that applies to you:
- Veteran: DD214 noting character of service
- Disabled Veteran: DD214 & compensable disability award letter
issued within the last 6 months.
- Spouse of Disabled Veteran: DD214 & compensable disability
award letter issued within the last 6 months & marriage
certificate. (Eligible only if Veteran is unable to qualify because
of the disability.)
- Spouse of Deceased Veteran: DD214, Marriage Certificate and
Please refer to Minnesota Statue 197.455 for additional
Qualified applicants must be able to perform the essential
functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation.
Applicants selected must meet the physical requirements for the
Applicants selected for appointment must take and pass a drug
Applicants selected for appointment to a position with St. Louis
County are subject to a background investigation.
EMPLOYMENT ELIGIBILITY VERIFICATION:
All new employees must submit documentation verifying identity
and employment eligibility within three days of their first day of
Appointees to the position must successfully complete at least
asix month probationary period prior to being certified for
St. Louis County is an equal opportunity and veteran-friendly
employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for
employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national
origin, sex, marital status, familial status, age, sexual
orientation, status with regard to public assistance, disability,
genetic information, veteran status or activity in a local Human
Rights Commission or any other characteristic protected by law.