Employer: Yakima County
Non-Exempt (eligible for overtime)
Compensation: $18.19 per hour/37.5 hours per week
Job closes July 23, 2021 at 11:59 pm.
Yakima County Prosecuting Attorney's Office is recruiting to fill an Office Coordinator position. This position will serve as lead to office specialist positions in the Support Division. The Office Coordinator is responsible for ensuring efficient, accurate and timely processing of required legal documents, data dissemination and court scheduling. The Office Coordinator will also assist in the development and implementation of any new policies and processes related to the support enforcement division of the Prosecutor's Office.
This recruitment may be used to fill future vacancies that occur within 90 days of the closing of this position. (This excludes Yakima County Sheriff's Office and Department of Corrections)
•Serves as a lead to the office specialists in the support division by training, assigning, prioritizing, reviewing and monitoring the workflow to ensure quality of work and services; provides guidance in legal document development, data dissemination and court scheduling that requires specialized knowledge.
•Coordinates activities and workflow within the department and with other county departments, outside agencies or the public. Responds to inquiries of a difficult nature, refers issues requiring a higher level of decision making to the unit supervisor, senior operations manager and/or the elected Prosecutor.
•Participates in procedural problem resolution discussions and provides input for the development of operational policies and procedures. •Coordinates the implementation of the new or modified policies and procedures.
•Provides input in the employee selection process, performance evaluations and disciplinary actions.
•Other duties as required.
Education and Experience:
High School Diploma/GED is required and three years of experience in area of assignment; or an equivalent combination of education and experience which provides knowledge, skills and abilities sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job.
•Valid WA State Driver’s License and proof of insurance, if requested.
•Successful completion of criminal and general employment background investigations.
•Please note: This is an AFSCME 87 Master Contract Bargaining Unit position.
•Computer, scanner, telephone, fax, copy machines, calculator, automated stapler and hole punch; other standard office equipment and passenger vehicle.
Physical and Intellectual Demands of this position include bending, handling, reaching, sitting, standing, walking, fingering, hearing, talking, visual acuity, ability to multitask, confidentiality, ability to work under pressure, ability to articulate and communicate information in conversations, ability to follow written instructions and ability to follow verbal instructions.
This position is rated as Sedentary Work, exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and all other sedentary criteria are met.
•Knowledge - Upon entry what specific knowledge would an individual need to assume the duties of this position:
•Effective communication theories, practices and principles;
•Grammar, spelling and punctuation:
•Electronic and manual file maintenance techniques;
•Customer service techniques:
•Legal terminology, laws, rules, regulations, and policies governing area of assignment; and
•Modern office practice and procedures.
•Skills (and abilities) - Upon entry what specific skills/abilities would an individual need to assume the duties of this position:
•Assigning and monitoring work of others; coordinating department function activities;
•Handling multiple tasks;
•Applying customer service techniques;
•Creating and maintaining database and file systems;
•Using proper grammar, spelling and punctuation;
•Paying attention to detail and accuracy;
•Using office equipment such as computers, scanner, fax machine, copiers and calculators;
•Using computer and related software applications;
•Establishing and maintaining effective interpersonal relationships at all organizational levels and with the public; and
•Communication, both oral and written, sufficient to exchange or convey information and to give and receive work direction.
“AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER”
Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans and the Disabled are encouraged to apply.
Yakima County ensures equal employment opportunities regardless of a person’s age, color, creed, sensory, mental or physical disability, genetic information, marital status, national origin, political belief, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, and military status, or any other protected status under federal or state statute.
PAY TRANSPARENCY NONDISCRIMINATION PROVISION
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish the information.
Disabled applicants may request accommodation to participate in the job application and/or selection process for employment. Please contact Human Resources for further information.
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In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, Yakima County will hire only United States citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States.
Yakima County is an E-Verify Employer.
Location: Yakima, WA
Application Method: Online
Base Pay: $18.19 per hour