About the Position
The County of San Luis Obispo has an exciting opportunity for you to join our team! We are looking for professional and motivated team members with experience as an administrative assistant or experience with clerical tasks including computer skills.
This is a continuous recruitment and the list created will be used to fill permanent, temporary, part-time, and full time positions in various departments. Individuals who complete all steps of the recruitment and are placed on the eligible list will remain on the list for three months, and may be contacted as positions become available.
Administrative Assistant I full job description.
Administrative Assistant II full job description.
Administrative Assistant III full job description.
Candidates will be hired at the level (Administrative Assistant I, II, or III) based on experience and department need.
The Ideal Candidate
Professional Clear communication skills (verbal and written) Positive attitude Detail Oriented Customer Focus
Graduation from High School or possession of a G.E.D Some positions may require valid Class C California Driver's License
Administrative Assistant I: Either A:
6 months of experience performing duties comparable to Administrative Assistant Aide.
One year of general clerical experience including word-processing/computer experience.
Administrative Assistant II: Either A:
One year of experience performing duties comparable to Administrative Assistant I.
Two years of experience performing a wide variety of clerical and administrative assistant duties including word-processing/computer experience.
Administrative Assistant III: Either A:
One year of experience performing duties comparable to an Administrative Assistant II.
Three years of experience performing a wide variety of clerical and administrative assistant duties including word-processing/computer experience.
Possession of either a Certificate of Proficiency in secretarial, clerical, or library studies or possession of a paralegal certificate from an accredited institution will substitute for up to one year of the general clerical experience.
How to Apply
Click the Apply link above to apply online.
An initial application review will be conducted. Candidates who meet the minimum qualifications and are best qualified will be invited to participate in selection activities which may include online assessments, performance exams, written exams, and interviews.
Final candidates will be required to have an in-depth background review performed before proceeding in the process. Please note that references will not be contacted until the end of the process.
For more information about the County of San Luis Obispo, please visit our website at
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Located halfway between Los Angeles and San Francisco, approximately 280,000 people call San Luis Obispo County home.
San Luis Obispo County's natural beauty includes beaches, lakes, mountains, wetlands, and oak- studded hills. It's home to California Polytechnic State University, Cuesta Community College, Hearst Castle, two historical missions, and a commercial airport. A Mediterranean climate keeps San Luis Obispo at an average daytime high of 70ºF with usual lows in the 40s. Varied and growing industries form its stable economy.
Residents rejuvenate themselves by enjoying the county's year-round farmers markets, wineries, public trails, and cultural events.
More information about San Luis Obispo County can be found at: .
The annual salary is supplemented by a generous benefit package which includes:
- Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
- Participation in the San Luis Obispo County Pension Trust Retirement Fund
- Deferred Compensation Plan
- Flexible Spending Section 125 Plans
- Paid Personal, Sick and Vacation Days
- Paid Holidays
- Employee Assistance Program
- Education Allowance
- Post Employment Health Plan
Depending on your position, you may be eligible for additional benefits. Click the link below to learn more.
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