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Administrative Assistant - DNR

Date Posted:  Aug 14, 2019
Requisition ID:  15641

Jasonville, IN, US, 47438

Work for Indiana

Grow your career with the State of Indiana! With more than 50 executive branch agencies, the State of Indiana is a diverse workforce offering employees stimulating and challenging projects across a broad scope of career opportunities. As a State of Indiana employee, you impact the well-being of Indiana’s communities every day.


Hire Salary: Salary for this position starts at $33,748, however salary may be commensurate with experience.

About the job:

The Administrative Assistant serves as a professional assistant to a high level administrator in a department, agency or facility and makes recommendations for improvements in work methods, administrative procedures and agency programs. 

A day in the life:

The essential function of this role are as follows:

  • Investigates administrative problems that arise within the agency.
  • Develops new methodology and structures for improvement of agency functioning.
  • Makes recommendations in developing new policies to facilitate the meeting of agency goals.
  • Researches and investigates program and procedural problems.
  • Makes program improvement recommendations to agency executives.
  • Explains agency policy and procedures to interested parties.
  • Follows-up on plans, programs, policies and procedures to ensure uniform compliance.

The job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time.

What we're looking for:
  • Specialized knowledge of the theories, principles and practices of administrative management.
  • Extensive knowledge of department or agency programs.
  • Working knowledge of state government administrative structure.
  • Ability to coordinate the work of diverse professional and support personnel.
  • Effectively communicate, both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to maintain cooperative work relationships.
  • Ability to develop new, alternative solutions for encountered problems.
Supervisory Responsibilities/Direct Reports:
This role does not provide direct supervision to direct reports.


Benefits of Employment with the State of Indiana:

The State of Indiana offers a comprehensive benefit package for full-time employees which includes:

  • Four (4) medical plan options (including RX coverage) and vision/dental coverages
  • Wellness program (offers eligibility into a discounted medical plan)
  • Health savings account (includes bi-weekly state contribution)
  • Deferred compensation account (similar to 401k plan) with employer match
  • Two (2) fully-funded pension plan options
  • Group life insurance
  • Employee assistance program that allows for covered behavioral health visits
  • Paid vacation, personal and sick time off
  • Competitive leave policies covering a variety of employee needs
  • 12 company paid holidays, 14 on election years
  • Qualified employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program
  • New Parent Leave



Equal Employment Opportunity:

The State of Indiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Nearest Major Market: Bloomington Indiana