ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT Job at State of Arizona – 3.5 Tucson, AZ

The Department of Economic Security Division of Benefits and Medical Eligibility is seeking an experienced and highly motivated individual to join our team as an Administrative Assistant 1.

Job Duties:
This position is responsible for performing a variety of administrative work of considerable difficulty to support the office. This position applies detailed knowledge of the department, division, administration and office policies and procedures and works independently with general instructions on a variety of projects. Some of the functions of this positions include but not limited to answering multi-line phone to provide general information or routes appropriately; researches, prints, monitors, prepares and updates reports; has the authority to make decisions regarding appropriate assignment follow up and timetable management; efficient in Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook, interact with internal and external colleagues/customers with courtesy and tact; may be required to travel for training or other business related purposes.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities (KSAs):
General understanding of the various programs administered, and services provided by the Department

Knowledge of computer programs such as Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Outlook

Excellent written and oral communication skills to convey a wide variety of information

Skills in interpreting and understanding program policies and procedures

Skills in organization and communication

Skills in balancing a variety of administrative functions

Independent problem solving, analyzing, and limited decision-making skills for routine matters

Establish priorities and maintain confidentially

Engage in verbal and written communication with staff and outside entities

Selective Preference(s):

Pre-Employment Requirements:

We offer a competitive benefits package that is unmatched by the private sector and a culture that encourages team success and advocates for personal advancement.

  • Affordable Health, Dental, Vision and Life and Disability Insurance
  • 10 holidays per year
  • Paid Vacation and Sick time off – start earning it your 1st day
  • Eligible to participate in the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (must meet qualifications)
  • Contribute to, and participate in the Arizona State Retirement System
  • Ride Share and Public Transit Subsidy
  • Career Advancement Opportunities
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Opportunity to work remotely (home office) on an ad-hoc basis

For a complete list of benefits provided by The State of Arizona, please visit our benefits page

State employees are required to participate in the Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS), the State sponsored retirement contribution plan and the Long-Term Disability (LTD) program after a 27-week waiting period. The ASRS defined benefit plan provides for life-long income upon retirement. You will also have the option to participate in a voluntary deferred compensation program to take advantage of tax-deferred retirement investments.

On, or shortly after, your first day of work you will be provided with additional information about the available insurance plans, enrollment instructions, submission deadlines and effective dates.

Contact Us:
For questions about this career opportunity, please call, Jason Hamm at (520) 235-1130 or [email protected] Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation such as a sign language interpreter or an alternative format by contacting 520-235-1130.

Requests should be made as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation. Arizona State Government is an AA/EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer.

About the Company

Company: State of Arizona – 3.5

Company Location:  Tucson, AZ

Estimated Salary:

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