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Job Specification 20032

STAFF ASSISTANT


                                                   UNCLASSIFIED
                                                   N.J.S.A. 11A: 3-4


  

DEFINITION


       Under one-on-one supervision of a cabinet official in a state
  department, institution, or agency, performs routine duties of a varied
  nature, drives a light truck or other motor vehicle, and delivers and
  picks up persons, messages, materials, and supplies of varied types;
  does related work as required.

  
EXAMPLES OF WORK:


       Drives a vehicle to transport passengers to destination.

       Does varied types of routine work including the operation of
  varied types of office machines and equipment; looks up needed
  information; takes and delivers messages; unwraps and sorts incoming
  mail and packages.

       Labels and wraps packages for mailing or delivery; provides
  emergency courier service.

       Drives a light truck or other motor vehicle; picks up and delivers
  messages, mail, materials, and equipment of varied types; loads and
  unloads the vehicles; keeps delivery records; maintains mileage and
  maintenance logs; picks up mail.

       Sees that the motor vehicle is properly serviced and maintained in
  good operating condition.

       Prepares simple reports.

       Will be required to lean to utilize various types of electronic
  and/or manual recording and computerized information systems used by
  the agency, office, or related units.

  REQUIREMENTS:

       LICENSE:

           Appointees must possess a driver's license valid in New
  Jersey.  Appointees may also be required to possess a valid Commercial
  Driver's License (CDL) and applicable endorsements for the class and
  type of vehicle being operated.

           NOTE: The responsibility for ensuring that employees possess
  the required motor vehicle license, commensurate with the class and
  type of vehicles they operate, rests with the Appointing Authority.

  KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:

           Knowledge of the facility in simple office routine.

           Knowledge of the problems and procedures of loading,
  unloading, driving, and servicing a light truck or other motor
  vehicles.

           Knowledge of New Jersey traffic regulations and of the
  geography of the areas served.

           Ability to understand, remember, and carry out oral and
  written directions.

           Ability to organize work and develop appropriate work methods.

           Ability to load, unload, drive, and service a light truck or
  other motor vehicle to adhere to the regulations of the state and the
  department pertaining to the use of state owned vehicles.

           Ability to work effectively with associates.

           Ability to prepare simple reports.

           Ability to learn to utilize various types of electronic and/or
  manual recording and information systems used by the agency, office, or
  related units.

           Ability to read, write, speak, understand, or communicate in
  English sufficiently to perform the duties of this position.  American
  Sign Language or Braille may also be considered as acceptable forms of
  communication.

           Persons with mental or physical disabilities are eligible as
  long as they can perform the essential functions of the job after
  reasonable accommodation is made to their known limitations.  If the
  accommodation cannot be made because it would cause the employer undue
  hardship, such persons may not be eligible.

  CODES:  98/X98-20032                  JMR               6/10/95