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Administrative Assistant to the Jasper County Delegation

  • Type:Full Time
  • Salary/Pay Rate:Range beginning at $14.76
  • Announcement Date:04/08/2019




CLOSING DATE:  Open until filled


TITLE:  Administrative Assistant to the Jasper County Delegation

LOCATION:  Jasper County Legislative Delegation Office, Ridgeland, SC

SALARY:  $14.76 per hour

Duties:  Will provide administrative assistance and support to the Jasper County Legislative Delegation.  Provides information and assistance to the public on behalf of the Delegation.  Creates and distributes communication materials including letters, reports, notices, and other documentation associated with Delegation activities. Incumbent is expected to work under minimal supervision and with complete discretion. (Incumbent will be hired by and serve at the pleasure of the elected officials.)


Essential Tasks: Tasks listed below are those that represent the majority of the time spent working in class.  Management may assign additional tasks related to the type of work, as necessary.

  • Coordinates daily administrative/clerical functions of the department; may evaluate office procedures and make recommendations for improvements as needed. Periodically audits files for accurate recordkeeping.
  • Maintains records regarding the commissions, boards, and agencies to which the Delegation makes appointments/reappointments.
  •  Processes all new/renewal Notary Public Commission applications.
  •  Types, proofreads, copies and files documents, as needed; prepares reports and other official documents; coordinates and participates in special projects.
  • Receives, opens and distributes mail; orders office supplies; collects and maintains copies of receipts, financial records, etc.
  • Answers the telephones; provides accurate information to callers and/or forwards calls to appropriate personnel; takes messages as needed; greets and assists office visitors.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

QualificationsHigh School diploma; some college coursework preferred.  Minimum 3 years of increasingly responsible office administration experience; proficiency with Microsoft Office products and general computer skills; excellent written and oral communication/public relations skills; ability to work independently and exercise good judgment and discretion.  Dictation and transcription skills required.  A valid driver’s license and reliable transportation is required for daily travel to multiple locations within Jasper County and other locations, as necessary. Some experience working in a legal or public policy environment is helpful.

Application Procedure:  Submit completed application and resume to Jasper County Legislative Delegation Office, PO Box 2433, Ridgeland, SC 29936. Applications are available on-line at www.jaspercountysc.gov/services/legislation-delegation-office or, may be obtained in person at the Mary Gordon Ellis Building, 651 Grays Highway, Ridgeland, SC 29936.  APPLICANTS WILL BE DRUG TESTED AND MUST SUCCESSFULLY PASS A CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECK.  Closing Date:  Open until filled.

Jasper County is assisting the Jasper County Delegation by advertising this vacancy and collecting applications/resumes on their behalf.  All hiring, firing, salary and benefits and job supervision will be at the discretion of the Jasper County Delegation.

If an accommodation is needed in order to participate in the application process, please contact the Jasper County Legislative Delegation: 

Phone:  (843) 726-6019    Fax:  (843)726-5068     Email:  jcdelegation@jaspercountysc.gov


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