Goverment Jobs
December 2, 2018
Eugene, Oregon
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This Position: This Senior OA position performs advanced graphics design work for Lane County Public Works Waste Management Division and, on occasion, other areas within the Public Works Department. Duties include creating brochures and booklets, newsletters, outdoor and indoor signs and banners, print advertising and graphics elements for a wide variety of projects. Position interacts with the Waste Management Division's administrative and operational staff to solicit, review, revise, organize and communicate complex information for public outreach and general distribution. Position also interacts with local printing companies; facilitates the purchase of graphics-related products, and maintains related information and records.

To perform a wide variety of difficult and specialized technical and functional office assistance, support, public contact and clerical duties; and to perform related duties as assigned.

Schedule:Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday; 8:15am- 3:00pm

*This is an AFSCME represented position*

In alignment with Lane County's Strategic Plan, incumbent(s) will be expected to demonstrate the following core behaviors: Passion to Serve, Driven to Connect, and Focused on Solutions.

This2018-2021 Strategic Planfocuses on the areas that Lane County will pursue as a way to deliver on our vision for the residents of Lane County. To meet these challenges, we know that the basis of our efforts lies in leveraging our people and partnerships to achieve our Strategic Priorities. We also recognize that the quality and commitment of our staff is essential to a shared future where Lane County is the best place in which to live, work, and play.

Examples of Duties - Duties may include, but are not limited to the following

Performs a variety of complex technical office assistance, support and clerical duties.

Types correspondence and other material requiring the application of subject matter knowledge and discrimination in the selection of data or interpretation of laws, rules or policies.

Checks, compiles and records information for the preparation of reports and maintenance of filing systems; coordinates the gathering of materials for and types a wide variety of reports.

Schedules a variety of meetings and conferences.

Maintains and updates records; maintains and reports daily receipts; prepares and distributes materials; determines and collects fees.

May train office personnel and exercise limited lead worker responsibilities; may provide input related to the evaluation of staff.

May perform a variety of secretarial duties for an administrative official, making appointments, screening callers, screening correspondence, initiating replies to routine correspondence, assembling information from a variety of sources and relieving the administrator of routine office details.

Maintains and revises filing systems.

Provides information to County personnel and members of the general public by interpreting and explaining policies, procedures, rules and regulations.

May operate a computer terminal or personal computer to input, retrieve and manipulate data.

Assembles and compiles data and prepares statistical reports.

Maintains payroll and personnel records.

Prepares correspondence independently.

Minimum Qualifications

Knowledge of:
Modern office procedures, methods and computer equipment.

Filing and inventory systems, letter and report writing.

Correct English usage, spelling, grammar and punctuation.

Basic elements of financial record keeping.

Basic operations, procedures, rules and regulations of the office or department to which assigned.

Ability to:
Perform a wide variety of difficult and responsible clerical and office support and assistance work.

Independently set up and maintain records and complex files.

Assemble data and prepare reports.

Perform a variety of general secretarial and administrative support duties.

Quickly learn and apply rules, regulations and policies applicable to the office, work area or department to which assigned.

Type at a speed of not less than 45 words per minute from clear copy.

Operate a computer terminal to input and retrieve data.

Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships and meet the public with courtesy and tactfulness.

Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.

Experience and Training; Additional Information

Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade.
Three years of responsible office assistance, support and clerical experience.
An equivalent combination of experience and training that will demonstrate the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying.

Desirable Qualifications: Experience with graphics design, and with graphics-related programs such as Design, Illustrator, and Photoshop - Adobe Creative Suite - as well as with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook. Experience performing graphics design work, particularly work targeting a broad audience, is preferred.

The Board of County Commissioners wants to help Lane County be the healthiest county in the state. Effective October 1, 2018, any tobacco use, including vaping devices, will not be allowed inside or on the grounds of properties owned or occupied by Lane County including: All outdoor areas, parking lots, County vehicles, and personal vehicles while on County property.

Lane County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value diversity, equity, and inclusion as essential elements that create and foster a welcoming workplace. All qualified persons will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, political affiliation, disability or any other factor unrelated to the essential functions of the job.

If you wish to identify yourself as a qualified person with a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Amendment Act and would like to request an accommodation, you may request an accommodation during the online application process, or request an accommodation by contacting the Department of Human Resources prior to the recruitment close date at 541-682-3124.

Careers with Lane County Offer Extraordinary Benefits

At Lane County, we value our employees and we show it with our extraordinary benefits. We know that you chose public service for more than a paycheck, and our outstanding benefits are designed to help you Live Well, Live Lane - throughout your career. Read on to learn what great benefits await you in a career with Lane County.

Benefits to keep you & your family well - Physically

Health insurance coverage becomes effective the first of the month following your first 30 days as an eligible employee.

Medical/Rx/Vision - Lane County offers medical, prescription and vision exam coverage for you and your eligible dependents. The plan options and costs per month for 2018 are outlined below:

If you enroll in the HDHP the County will contribute to your HSA: $1,500 (individual) or $3,000 (family) annually. This amount is prorated based on date of hire.

Eligible employees who complete a Health History Risk Assessment (HHRA), Biometric Screening, and Comprehensive Health Review (CHR) at the Live Well Center receive a $20 per month credit.

Wellness Clinic - The Live Well Center is for Lane County benefits-eligible employees, spouses and dependents (ages 2 and up) who are enrolled in the Lane County health plan. Marathon Health manages the Live Well Center and their clinical team provides confidential, affordable care for your acute and preventive healthcare needs. The Live Well Center also provides health coaching, chronic disease counseling, comprehensive primary care services, and much more.

Dental - Lane County provides dental coverage for employees and their eligible dependents.

Employee Assistance Program (EAP) - Lane County provides this counseling and concierge service to employees and members of their immediate households.

Fitness Center Membership - Lane County provides employees with a free membership to a local fitness center. Employees may add their families at a discounted rate.

Benefits to keep you & your family well - Financially

Retirement - Lane County pays for, and enrolls employees in the Oregon Public Service Retirement Plan (OPSRP) and the Individual Account Program (IAP) following six full months of employment. (Current members are eligible upon hire.)

Disability - Lane County pays a portion of wages for eligible employees through Short-Term Disability, and provides Long-Term Disability coverage. Lane County complies with all State and Federal disability laws for employee, family, parental and pregnancy leaves regulations.

Time Management - Lane County provides employees with a generous bank of hours to be used for sick, vacation, family emergencies and personal days.

Holidays - Lane County provides nine paid holidays per year.

Life Insurance - Lane County pays for employee group term life insurance.

County-paid training & development to keep your career well

On-site Classes - Lane County offers a variety of on-site classes to develop employees' soft and technical skills.

Online Training - Lane County offers a variety of online classes through LEAP to help employees continually improve their skills.

Conferences & Seminars - Lane County pays for employees to attend professional conferences to encourage continuous learning and professional development.

Lane County offers these other valuable benefits

Deferred Compensation Retirement Savings - Employees may enroll in a deferred compensation program 457(b) to save for retirement.

Vision - Eligible employees may purchase supplemental vision insurance.

Supplemental Life Insurance - Employees may purchase supplemental life insurance for themselves and their dependents/spouse.

Aflac - Optional employee-paid voluntary group coverage is available through Aflac.

Group Discounts - Group discounts may include homeowners and auto insurance, pet health insurance, credit union membership.

The above information describes typical benefits available for Regular Full-time Employees. Actual benefits received may differ by position, employment status (regular, temporary, or extra help) and/or bargaining group. Paid medical, dental and vision coverage for dependents is determined by labor agreement or APM, as applicable. Physicians should contact their supervisor for health plan options and rates. Please note that Temporary and Extra Help positions are not typically eligible for benefits. This is only brief summary of benefits available to eligible Lane County employees. In all cases, plan documents govern.

For additional information about these extraordinary benefits contact the Benefit Resource Center at 1-866-468-7272, or Lane County HR at (541) 682-3124.

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