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Date Posted:  Dec 3, 2019
Requisition ID:  25096

Pendleton, IN, US, 46064

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.


The Secretary serves as a responsible clerical assistant to one or more administrators, specialists or professionals.

A day in the life:
  • Acts as liaison between administrators and office in retrieving information and performing limited research;
  • Receives visitors and answers telephone, relates quasi-technical information, takes messages, makes appointments for supervisor and routes calls to appropriate individual;
  • Receives and reviews incoming mail;
  • Takes and transcribes dictation and types letters, memos, minutes, statistical reports and forms such as budget reports;
  • Types and reviews correspondence for punctuation, spelling and other grammatical errors;
  • Processes and maintains detailed paperwork and files relating to function of unit;
  • Orders supplies and keeps timesheets and payroll records.

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 are looking for:
  • Working knowledge of clerical procedures used in performing specialized office duties;
  • Working knowledge of specialized forms and procedures used in the assigned work;
  • Working knowledge of correct grammar, spelling, punctuation and arithmetic;
  • Basic knowledge of agency program terminology and special regulations;
  • Ability to prepare and write routine correspondence;
  • Ability to type with speed and accuracy and select proper format for various materials, i.e. correspondence, reports and office forms.
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

If this is an Intermittent position, the position does not offer benefits and is limited to 180 working days in an eleven (11) month continuous period.


Equal Employment Opportunity:

The State of Indiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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