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Administrative Specialist I - Grant
$32,230 throughout the term of the contract
Under administrative direction, the purpose of this contract position is to provide moderately complex administrative support to an assigned work unit in the Juvenile Assessment Center. Contract employees perform both routine and non-routine administrative support duties as dictated by the nature of the work unit, and with a level of accountability commensurate with that of a Lieutenant or civilian equivalent. Position performs a broad array of moderately complex administrative support functions and/or specialized duties including generating correspondence, memos, agendas, minutes, requisitions, ordinances, reports, miscellaneous forms, and manuals; and compiling, preparing, and distributing daily/weekly/monthly/annual reports, invoices, and other relevant materials appropriate to assigned unit. Performs related work as directed. Tasks involve the ability to exert light physical effort in sedentary to light work, but which may involve some lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling of objects and materials of light weight (5-10 pounds). Tasks involve extended periods of time at a keyboard or workstation.

This is a one year, grant funded employment contract position. Continued employment is contingent upon the continued receipt of adequate grant funding. Selected candidates will be contract employees with the terms and conditions of such employment set forth in a contract between BSO and the selected candidates. Contract employees will not be entitled to the same rights and benefits as permanent employees. BSO shall have the right to modify pay or benefits at any time due to the increased benefit costs, budgetary or grant funding reductions or other fiscal problems/restraints. In addition, the contract can be terminated at any time for any reason.
1. High school diploma or equivalent. An evaluation of foreign high school diploma may be required.
2. Two (2) years progressively responsible experience and/or training in administrative support functions to include receiving, reviewing, preparing, and distributing correspondence, memos and reports; record keeping; requisitions; typing; filing; and customer service responsibilities.
3. Proficiency with Microsoft Office Word and Excel required. Such experience should be clearly stated in the initial application.
4. An equivalent combination of training and experience may be considered. Such experience must be clearly documented for consideration.
Juvenile Assessment Center
2600 SW 4th Avenue
Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33315
9/6/2013 11:59:59 PM
You are encouraged to apply on-line at If you do not have access to the Internet, you may visit the Bureau of Human Resources to submit an on-line application Monday-Friday from 8:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. in the Ron Cochran Public Safety Complex, 2601 West Broward Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33312. Completed on-line applications must be submitted by midnight on the closing date. Completed paper applications must be received in the Bureau of Human Resources by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. A resume may accompany a complete application. Incomplete applications will not be processed.

Applicants who qualify will be subject to an extensive selection process and screening program, which may include, but not be limited to evaluation of training and experience; written test; computer based test; interview; polygraph examination; psychological evaluation; employment record, fingerprint and background check; medical examination; and drug screen. The expected duration of the selection process varies by position and could last 10 to 12 weeks. Reapplication will be determined on a case-by-case basis.

BSO is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, citizenship status, color, disability, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, or sexual orientation. Veterans’ preference per Florida law.
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