Office Support Supervisor
Education and experience: Any combination of formal coursework, and training which would provide an opportunity to acquire the knowledge and abilities listed. Academic or vocational education, training and work experience which provides an opportunity to acquire the knowledge and abilities listed. Normally, course work in secretarial skills, office management and supervisory techniques coupled with three or more years of practical work experience in an office environment including experience as an office support lead worker will provide this opportunity.
License: Possession of a valid driver's license at the appropriate level including special endorsements, as required by the State of California, may be required depending upon assignment to perform the essential job functions of the position.
All positions require considerable ability to operate a personal computer and multiple software programs.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Considerable knowledge of: department relationships, organization, programs, services and functions to proficiently plan, prioritize, coordinate, implement, direct, review, evaluate and perform work assigned to an office support section; government or department codes, ordinances, laws, regulations, procedures, precedents, policy decisions and written format, in order to carry out office support and minor administrative functions; research, analyze and resolve specific work problems; assess accuracy and acceptability of work performance and procedures; modify work procedures and interpretation of guidelines; work practices, procedures, step-by-step sequences and timetables, in order to schedule work and resolve problems associated with the completion of minor administrative and office support duties; coordinate functions assigned to the section with other sections; the use of electronic information equipment and specific systems as used within the department.
Ability to: plan, prioritize, review, direct, implement, evaluate and perform work assigned to an office support section; understand, weigh and apply regulatory, office practice and procedural guidelines to a variety of unrelated situations; initiate and complete office support and minor administrative duties independently; make frequent and logical decisions related to the interpretation and application of regulations, laws, precedence and procedures, which may be conflicting, ambiguous or incomplete; establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with co-workers; evaluate employee work performance and suggest alternative work methods or special training to resolve work problems or improve work; carry out projects with minimal instruction and good judgement in recognizing scope and authority in providing supervision to an office support section; deal in a courteous and factual manner with the general public; use judgement and discretion in exchanging information; perform a variety of minor administrative duties related to the compilation and summary of budgetary, expenditure and revenue appropriations, expenditures, adjustments, transfers and estimates, personnel and payroll records, requisition, distribution and maintenance of inventories; workflow, workload, production output reports; a variety of similar control, statistical and account records for the section supervised; understand and carry out written and oral instructions; relieve office support staff of assigned duties as needed; use electronic information equipment and specific systems as used within the department.
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