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The Florida Legislature
Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, Environment and Government

Job Title

Committee Administrative Assistant

General Summary

This position is for an Administrative Assistant in the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, Environment, and General Government. This is independent work coordinating administrative tasks and assignments, and providing analysis and research on a variety of administrative matters.

Examples of Work Performed

  • Performs special assignments and report preparation.
  • Reviews records and reports which require action and recommends solutions or courses of action.
  • 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.
  • Assists in formulating and recommending programs and policies of the unit; interprets and administers policies.
  • Performs general office management duties.
  • Assists in planning full committee and/or subcommittee meetings and workshops.
  • Responsible for using various computer programs/systems to prepare meeting notices, detailed agendas, bill analyses and/or budget notes, and other meeting materials, recording, and reporting out meetings.
  • Edits and proofs bill analyses and other documents.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of administrative principles and practices.
  • 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 plan, organize, and coordinate work assignments.
  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to deal tactfully and courteously with the demands of 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.
  • Ability to train others.

Minimum Qualifications

A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university and administrative experience.

Administrative or staff experience can substitute on a year-for-year basis for the required college education.

Salary

Commensurate with experience.
The Legislature offers a competitive benefits package.

Application Deadline

November 20, 2020

Submission of Application

Interested parties may send a completed Florida Legislature Employment Application and resume to:
 
Gino Betta, Staff Director
RE: Committee Administrative Assistant
Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, Environment,
and General Government
The Capitol, Suite 201
404 S. Monroe Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399-1100
 

 

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.