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Florida Legislative Employment Information

The Florida Legislature
Office of Legislative Services

Job Title

Administrative Assistant (OLS)

General Summary

This is independent work performing administrative tasks and assignments and providing 
analysis and research on a variety of administrative matters.
 

Examples of Work Performed

  • Coordinates the Doctor of the Day program.
  • Serves as staff support to the Public Service Commission Nominating Council.
  • Assists supervisor in handling daily administrative duties and acts in matters where authority has been delegated.
  • Prepares confidential correspondence, secures information necessary for preparing replies, and answers telephone inquiries to relieve supervisor from routine assignments.
  • Processes a variety of correspondence, investigates subject matter, and prepares replies.
  • Performs general office duties.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of administrative principles and practices.
  • Knowledge of research techniques.
  • Knowledge of document scanning processes.
  • Skill in MS Excel, Word and Outlook.
  • Ability to pay attention to detail and review work for accuracy and quality of content.
  • Ability to work cooperatively as a team member and to contribute to the efficient internal functioning of the unit.
  • Ability to collect, analyze, and interpret data.
  • Ability to plan, organize, and coordinate work assignments.
  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to deal tactfully and courteously when interacting with Legislators, legislative staff, other agencies and the public.
  • Ability to handle confidential information.
  • Ability to understand and apply rules, regulations, policies, and procedures.
  • Ability to prepare reports, correspondence, and maintain records.
  • Ability to utilize problem-solving techniques.

Minimum Qualifications

A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.  Administrative or staff experience can substitute on a year-for-year basis for the required college education.

Salary

Commensurate with experience (minimum salary is $26,460)

Application Deadline

Open until filled

Submission of Application

Qualified applicants should send a completed legislative application and detailed resume to: 
 
Office of Legislative Services
Human Resources Office
111 W. Madison Street, Room 701
Tallahassee, FL 32399-1400
 
Or e-mail: to OLSHRS@leg.state.fl.us

Applications are available through the Florida Legislature's web site Online Sunshine and in Room 701 of the Claude Pepper Building.

Accommodation for Disability

If an accommodation is needed for a disability, please notify Human Resources at (850) 488-6803.