AA25 - Administrative Specialist I

Band 2

State Specifications:

General Nature of Work:

Performs administrative support or clerical duties with a limited level of individual or customer accountability.

Guidelines for Class Use/Distinguishing Characteristics:

Positions in this class follow detailed, procedural guidelines in the completion of well-defined duties. Some individual discretion is exercised in the performance of required functions. Some positions may supervise other personnel.

Examples of Work:

(Note: The examples of work listed in this class specification are not necessarily descriptive of any one position in the class. The omission of specific statements does not preclude management from assigning specific duties not listed herein if such duties are a logical assignment to the position. The intent of the listed examples is to give a general indication of the levels of difficulty and responsibility common to all positions in this class.)

Performs standard clerical duties following established methods and procedures; these duties may include a wide range of typing responsibilities.
Assists in the implementation of Employment Security Commission services by verifying and maintaining records, monitoring testing and assisting recipients with registration.
Performs complex microfilming and photographic duplication for records preservation.
Performs paraprofessional library duties.
Edits or proofreads informational material such as brochures, pamphlets and reports.
Performs switching duties involving the broadcasting of local and feed productions.
Directs the operation of canteen and vending machine services.
Receives, reviews and processes vouchers from state agencies.
Reviews and researches legal registration and certification of vital records.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

(Note: The knowledge, skills and abilities listed are not necessarily inclusive of the requirements for every position in the class.)

Knowledge of standard office practices and procedures.
Knowledge of the methods and maintenance of microfilm photography and equipment.
Knowledge of food handling practices and sanitation requirements.
Knowledge of the policies, laws and procedures for the utilization, processing, maintenance and storage of vital records.
Skill in the operation of broadcasting and taping equipment.
Ability to follow written and oral instructions.
Ability to exercise limited discretion in interpreting and applying office practices and procedures.
Ability to proofread written materials.

State Minimum Training and Experience

State Necessary Special Requirements:

Some positions require a commercial driver's license.

Minimum Requirements:

(Note: Additional requirements may be applicable for individual positions in the employing agency.)

There are no minimum training or experience requirements for this class.

MUSC Minimum Training and Experience Requirements:

There are no minimum training or experience requirements for this class. Some positions require a commercial driver's license. Some positions require a minimum typing score of 35 corrected words per minute and typing test on file unless otherwise stated.

MUSC Physical Requirements:

(Note: The following descriptions are applicable to this section: Continuous - 6-8 hours per shift; Frequent - 2-6 hours per shift; Infrequent - 0-2 hours per shift)

Ability to perform job functions while standing. (Frequent)
Ability to perform job functions while sitting. (Frequent)
Ability to perform job functions while walking. (Frequent)
Ability to work indoors. (Continuous)
Ability to work outdoors in all weather and temperature extremes. (Infrequent)
Ability to work in confined/cramped spaces. (Infrequent)
Ability to perform job functions from kneeling positions. (Infrequent)
Ability to bend at the waist. (Infrequent)
Ability to squat and perform job functions. (Infrequent)
Ability to perform 'pinching' operations. (Infrequent)
Ability to fully use both hands/arms. (Continuous)
Ability to perform repetitive motions with hands/wrists/elbows and shoulders. (Frequent)
Ability to reach in all directions. (Continuous)
Possess good finger dexterity. (Continuous)
Ability to lift and carry 15# , unassisted. (Infrequent)
Ability to lift objects from floor level to height of 36 inches, to 15#, unassisted. (Infrequent)
Ability to lower objects, to 15 #, from height of 36 inches, unassisted. (Infrequent)
Ability to push/pull objects to 15 #, unassisted. (Infrequent)
Ability to maintain 20/40 vision, corrected, in one eye or with both eyes. (Continuous)
Ability to see and recognize objects close at hand. (Continuous)
Ability to see and recognize objects at a distance. (Continuous)
Ability to match or discriminate between colors. (Frequent)
Ability to determine distance/relationship between objects; depth perception. (Continuous)
Good peripheral vision capabilities. (Continuous)
Ability to maintain hearing acuity, with correction. (Continuous)
Ability to hear and/or understand whispered conversations at a distance of 3 feet. (Continuous)
Must be ambidextrous. (Continuous)
Ability to perform gross motor functions with frequent fine motor movements. (Continuous)
Ability to work in dusty areas (Infrequent)


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