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1/3/2017 - Cumberland County Health Department - Confidential Assistant

Confidential Assistant
(Unclassified/Appointed Position)
Salary Range: $38,315-53,012


Under the direct supervision of the Health Officer, assists in the administration of office operations and is responsible for the following:

Administrative Support: Performs clerical and support work in relation to confidential personnel activities for the department; assists division directors in compliance with County personnel policies and procedures; enters daily time sheets of all employees and exports payroll bi-weekly, assists finance division with duties such as revenue collection and disbursements, serves as department Custodian of Records and oversees department records management system, takes minutes to meetings as requested.

Board of Health Meetings: Takes minutes for the monthly Board of Health meetings, prepares meeting packet for Board members, does other duties for the Board as requested.

Other Activities: Represent department at meetings and events as requested; other duties as requested.

Requirements: Five (5) years of experience in program development or in the capacity of an administrative assistant or to an executive-level official in a public or private organization, or a combination of the two. Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office programs, including the ability to develop spreadsheets and prepare professional letters. Basic knowledge of accounting principles and concepts. Ability to use critical-thinking, problem-solving, and decision-making skills.

Offers of employment for this title are contingent upon successful completion of physical fitness testing, to include drug screenings, and criminal background checks.

Applicants should submit letter of interest with resume to Megan Sheppard, Health Officer ( or fax 856-327-6405) by January 10, 2017.

The County of Cumberland is an Equal Opportunity Employer Striving for Diversity in the Workplace