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Classification

AH30 - Program Assistant


Band 4
MinimumMidpointMaximum
$25,627$36,520$47,413

State Specifications:

General Nature of Work:

Provides technical and professional services in a program area of a state agency.

Guidelines for Class Use/Distinguishing Characteristics:

This is the class for entry-level and developmental-level professional work that is performed to accomplish the agency's primary mission. This class is also used for employees who are fully capable of performing the less technical or specialized professional service delivery duties.

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.)

Provides assistance in the establishment of new programs or the modification of existing programs.
Conducts surveys and studies of problems and needs; makes recommendations to appropriate officials.
Maintains up-to-date knowledge of the status of assigned program area(s).
Reviews, evaluates and reports on assigned program area.
Provides technical assistance to staff, management, the public and other governmental entities.
Takes and processes routine program requests from customers.
Supervises employees as needed.

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 laws, regulations, policies and procedures relevant to the area of employment.
Ability to exercise judgment and discretion.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
Ability to interpret and apply laws, regulations, policies and procedures.
Ability to communicate effectively.

State Minimum Training and Experience

State Necessary Special Requirements:

Minimum Requirements:

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

A high school diploma and relevant program experience. A bachelor's degree may be substituted for the required program experience.

MUSC Minimum Training and Experience Requirements:

A high school diploma and two years relevant program experience. A bachelor's degree may be substituted for the required program experience.

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 in an upright position. (Frequent)
Ability to perform job functions in a seated position. (Frequent)
Ability to perform job functions while walking/mobile. (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 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. (Frequent)
Possess good finger dexterity. (Continuous)
Ability to maintain tactile sensory functions. (Continuous)
Ability to lift and carry 15 lbs., unassisted. (Infrequent)
Ability to lift objects, up to 15 lbs., from floor level to height of 36 inches, unassisted. (Infrequent)
Ability to lower objects, up to 15 lbs., from height of 36 inches to floor level, unassisted. (Infrequent)
Ability to push/pull objects, up to 15 lbs., 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. (Frequent)
Ability to see and recognize objects at a distance. (Frequent)
Ability to determine distance/relationship between objects; depth perception. (Frequent)
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. (Frequent)
Ability to perform gross motor functions with frequent fine motor movements. (Frequent)
Ability to work in dusty areas. (Infrequent)

 

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