The Salvation Army, an internationally recognized non-profit, faith based organization, has a job opening for a Secretary I - with AV and Media Responsibility for the Gwinnett County Corps, located in Lawrenceville, Georgia.
Performs a variety of clerical and secretarial work necessary for the smooth operation of the Department; prepares correspondence, letters, memos and reports and maintains databases necessary for office operations; prepares minutes for meetings; files and records information; answers the telephone and provides general information regarding the office operations and/or services; processing incoming/outgoing mail for an assigned area; coordinates special projects and Christmas projects.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Knowledge of general office principles, practices and procedures; Knowledge of effective and efficient record-keeping and bookkeeping practices and procedures; Knowledge of the English language including proper grammar and punctuation; Knowledge of audio-visual equipment setup and delivery for all classes, seminars, conferences, church services, recitals, rentals, and workshops; assists all end-users with products offered. Ability to tests units as appropriate prior to events to ensure optimal audio and video results. Ability to learn and become proficient in specific computer software; Ability to maintain an efficient and organized filing system to ensure that items can be retrieved in a timely manner; Ability to answer the telephone in a courteous and tactful manner; Ability to follow both verbal and written instructions; Ability to maintain the confidential nature of the work; Ability to follow instructions, plan and organize work and work under limited supervision; Ability to read, write and communicate the English language; Ability to perform routine mathematical computations; Ability to keypunch information into a computer; Ability to sort and file documents alphabetically and numerically; Ability to use/operate various general office equipment including a telephone, typewriter, computer and adding machine; Ability to concentrate and pay close attention to detail with constant breaks in concentration associated with answering phones or speaking in person to clients requiring assistance.
Education and Experience
High School Diploma or G.E.D. required supplemented by additional secretarial courses preferred and Two (2) years’ experience performing clerical work in an office environment; Or Any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.
Licenses and Certifications
Valid Driver’s License
Physical Requirements and Working Conditions
Ability to meet attendance requirements. Duties are usually performed seated. Sitting may be relieved by brief or occasional periods of standing or walking. Limited amount of physical effort required associated with walking, standing, lifting ad carrying light objects (less than 25 lbs.) 5-10% of work time.
Work is performed in an environment where there are little or no physical discomforts associated with changes in weather or discomforts associated with noise, dust, dirt, and the like.
All employees recognize that The Salvation Army is a church and agree that they will do nothing as an employee of The Salvation Army to undermine its religious mission.
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*Application Submittal Period: 02/10/2023 – 03/31/2023
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled
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We appreciate your interest in employment opportunities with The Salvation Army!
- Job Family GA-NON-EXEMPT
- Job Function Admin Support
- Pay Type Hourly
- Travel Required No
- Required Education Some College
- Job Start Date Monday, April 3, 2023
- Lawrenceville, GA 3455 SUGARLOAF PKWY 30044, 3455 SUGARLOAF PKWY, LAWRENCEVILLE, Georgia, United States of America