OFFICE SECRETARY III
|Department||PSC General Administration and Hearings|
|Date Opened||4/2/2019 12:00:00 PM|
|Filing Deadline||4/16/2019 11:59:00 PM|
|Salary||$31,082.00 - $48,665.00/year|
|HR Analyst||Tenea Allen|
The Public Service Commission (PSC or Commission) regulates public utilities and certain passenger transportation companies doing business in Maryland. The Commission regulates gas, electric, telephone, water, and sewage disposal companies. Also subject to the jurisdiction of the Commission are electricity suppliers, fees for pilotage services to vessels, construction of a generating station and certain common carriers engaged in the transportation for hire of persons. The PSC’s jurisdiction extends to taxicabs operating in the City of Baltimore, Baltimore County, Cumberland, and Hagerstown.
The categories of regulated public service companies are listed below: electric utilities; gas utilities; combination gas and electric utilities; telecommunications companies; water, and water and sewerage companies; passenger motor vehicle carriers (sedans, limousines, and buses); railroad companies; taxicab companies; and other public service companies.
The Commission is empowered to hear and decide matters relating to: (1) rate adjustments; (2) applications to exercise or abandon franchises; (3) applications to modify the type or scope of service; (4) approval of issuance of securities; (5) promulgation of new rules and regulations; and (6) quality of utility and common carrier service.
LOCATION OF POSITION
William Donald Schaefer Tower
6 St. Paul St.
Baltimore, MD 21202
Main Purpose of Job
Provides secretarial support to one or more officials, administrators, or administrative staff
Relieves the supervisor of operational details by assembling, compiling and summarizing data into a concise form and preparing reports
Receives telephone calls and visitors and arranges for appointments and interviews
Provides information to callers in regard to laws, rules, regulations, operations and procedures governing the agency's operations
Obtains material from a variety of sources to be used for articles, reports, and speeches
Maintains important and confidential records, schedules, expense accounts and office supplies
Proofreads outgoing correspondence and reviews records for completeness and accuracy
Develops special forms and summaries using a variety of records in order to secure complete and accurate information
May develop, revise and implement office procedures; supervise lower-level clerical employees
Microsoft Office proficiency
Education: Graduation from an accredited high school or possession of a high school equivalency certificate.
Experience: Three years performing secretarial or clerical work involving typing duties.
1. Additional secretarial or clerical experience may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for the required education.
2. Thirty credit hours with a major in secretarial science or office technology from an accredited college may be substituted at the rate of thirty credits for one year of experience for up to two years of the required experience.
3. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a non-commissioned officer in Administration classifications or Administrative, Clerical, or Office Services specialty codes in the Administrative Support field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required experience.
DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
Preference will be given to applicants who possess the following preferred qualification(s). Include clear and specific information on your application regarding your qualifications.
Experience working for a senior level administrator or executive
Experience working with Microsoft and Google Office Suite
Experience presenting organization and customer service related information to municipal clients and the general public
Ability to provide timely, accurate and substantive correspondence to government and other high level officials
Contractual employees who work for an agency covered under the State Employee and Retiree Health and Welfare Benefits Program, have a current employment contract and work 30 or more hours a week (or on average 130 hours per month) may be eligible for subsidized health benefits coverage for themselves and their dependents. As a contractual employee, you will be responsible for paying 25% of the premiums for your medical and prescription coverage, including any eligible dependents you have enrolled. The State of Maryland will subsidize the remaining 75% of the cost for these benefits. You can also elect to enroll in dental coverage, accidental death and dismemberment insurance, and life insurance, but will be responsible to pay the full premium for these benefits.
Leave may be granted to a contractual employee who has worked 120 days in a 12 month period. This leave accrues at a rate of one hour for every 30 hours worked, not to exceed 40 hours per calendar year.
Online applications are highly recommended. However, if you are unable to apply online, the paper application (and supplemental questionnaire) may be submitted to:
Recruitment and Selection Division, 301 W. Preston St., Room 608, Baltimore, MD 21201.
Paper application materials must be received by the closing date for the recruitment, no postmarks will be accepted.
For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact J. Filamor at 410-767-4710.
TTY Users: call via Maryland Relay
We thank our Veterans for their service to our country.
People with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.
As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruitment, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State's diversity.