Administrative Specialist IN.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Department: Dept of Agriculture & Consumer Services
Location: Union County
Salary Range: $30,280-$37,850
Description of Work
The N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services provide services that promote and improve agriculture, agribusiness and forests; protect consumers and businesses; and conserve farmland and natural resources for the prosperity of all North Carolinians. The Department employs approximately 2000 employees.
The primary purpose of this position is to provide administrative support for laboratory employees, including technicians and technologists, veterinarians, and the public. Exceptional customer service skills are essential. Greets and assists clients with completion of submittal forms; answers and directs all incoming calls in a professional and courteous manner. This position initiates case records for all submissions to the laboratory including necropsy and samples for testing. Data entry into a laboratory information system for reporting test results; aids in the notification of reportable diseases to the State Veterinarian; maintains all laboratory accession records; and collects and deposits necropsy fees. Applicants should also be willing to be trained in other departments in the lab and assist co-workers as required.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies
- Significant knowledge of office or work unit procedures, methods, and practices.
- Ability to use correct grammar, vocabulary, spelling and office terminology.
- Ability to independently work with people with courtesy and tact in performing public contact duties that may be sensitive in nature.
- Ability to communicate effectively.
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements
High school diploma or General Educational Development (GED) diploma and two years of related administrative experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Supplemental and Contact Information
Any employment offer may be less than the maximum of the range due to salary equity with similarly situated employees or the selected candidate's related education and experience.
Please follow instructions to apply on-line. It is important that your application includes all of your relevant education and experience. Text or attached resumes ARE NOT accepted as a substitution for a completed application. Those applicants seeking veteran's preference should submit a copy of their Form DD-214.