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Job Title

District Executive Secretary (District 70)

General Summary

State Representative Wengay Newton (District 70) is seeking a District Executive Secretary in his St. Petersburg office.

Minimum Qualifications

A high school diploma or its equivalent and three years of secretarial or clerical work experience.    

Possession of a Certified Professional Secretary (CPS) Certificate can substitute for the required experience.

College education can substitute at the rate of 30 semester or 45 quarter hours for each year of the required work experience.  Vocational/technical training in an area of secretarial science or office/business studies can substitute at the rate of 720 classroom hours for each year of the required work experience.

Salary

Annual $26,904.00
Excellent employee benefits

Employment Description

Applicants must be self-motivated, and should possess excellent organizational and interpersonal skills.  Strong writing and computer skills are also required.  

Tasks include, but are not limited to: performing varied secretarial, administrative and office management duties; maintaining supervisor’s calendar and arranging appointments; arranging travel plans and preparing travel requests & reimbursement  vouchers; receiving and screening all incoming calls and visitors; receiving, reading, distributing or handling incoming mail; composing and preparing routine correspondence and reports; maintaining office files, physical and computer; updating mailing lists, constituent lists and other information as necessary; operating and maintaining office equipment including computers, printers, copiers and fax machines; maintaining all supplies for the office at an appropriate level and ordering supplies as necessary; may assist in managing the district office expense account and preparing related reports; and assisting in handling constituent requests.

Submission of Application

Interested parties may send a cover letter, resume and completed Florida Legislature Employment Application to:

The Honorable Wengay Newton, Sr.  
Florida House of Representatives
695 Central Avenue, Suite 108
St. Petersburg, Florida 33701-3662

and e-mail Cyrus.Calhoun@myfloridahouse.gov       

For additional information, please contact the Office of Representative Newton at 727-892-2468. 

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.