Office Secretary III
|Department||MSDE - DORS - Client Services|
|Date Opened||11/8/2023 08:15:00 AM|
|Filing Deadline||11/22/2023 11:59:00 PM|
|Salary||$18.85 - $24.22/hour|
|HR Analyst||Slavica Macakanja|
The Maryland State Department of Education is dedicated to supporting a world-class educational system that prepares all students for college and career success in the 21st century. With excellent stewardship from our divisions, we oversee State and federal programs that support the needs of a diverse population – students, teachers, principals, and other educators throughout Maryland. As part of the Maryland State Department of Education, the Division of Rehabilitation Services (DORS) provides services to assist students with disabilities prepare for the work world, vocational rehabilitation services to assist adults with significant disabilities who are seeking to enter or reenter the workforce, and the adjudication of Social Security disability claims for the citizens of Maryland.
LOCATION OF POSITION
- Handles all communication regarding consumer concerns, general public and private organizations.
- Prepares manuscripts, correspondence, reports and other documents.
- Responsible for creating authorizations, preparing bills for payment and resolving billing issues.
- Schedules and provides training for new staff and volunteers.
- Assists with scheduling medical appointments and obtaining medical and other confidential.
- Assists consumers with accessing employment information, developing and preparing resumes and research on current employment openings.
- Orders office supplies.
- Approves/disapproves leave requests after determining adequate office coverage.
- Performs other related duties.
- Additional secretarial or clerical experience may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for the required education.
- 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.
- 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.
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.