Secretary I

Baton Rouge, LA 7361 Airline Highway 70805, 7361 Airline Highway, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States of America Req #14612
Wednesday, April 21, 2021

The Salvation Army, an internationally recognized non-profit, faith-based organization, has a job opening for a Secretary I for the Baton Rouge CORPS, located in Baton Rouge, LA.

JOB SUMMARY:Performs a variety of clerical and secretarial work necessary for the smooth operation of the Corps; performs dictation, typing, and filing as a majority of the responsibilities; processes a variety of routine paperwork necessary for office operations; maintains files and records for personnel and insurance information; answers the telephone and provides general information regarding the office operations;

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:High school diploma or G.E.D. required with additional secretarial courses preferred, and two years’ experience performing clerical work in an office environment, or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:Knowledge of general office practices and procedures. Knowledge of effective and efficient record-keeping and bookkeeping practices and procedures.Knowledge of the English language including proper grammar and punctuation. Knowledge of basic mathematics.Ability to learn and become proficient in specific computer software. Ability to maintain an efficient and organized filing system to ensure that items can be retrieved in a timely manner. Ability to answer the telephone in a courteous and tactful manner. Ability to maintain the confidential nature of the work. Ability to follow instructions, plan and organize work, and work under limited supervision.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND WORKING CONDITIONS:Ability to meet attendance requirements. Ability to read, write, and communicate the English language.Ability to perform routine mathematical computations. Ability to transcribe dictation and type. Ability to keypunch information into a computer. Ability to sort and file documents alphabetically and numerically. Ability to operate various general office equipment including a telephone, Dictaphone, typewriter, computer, and adding machine. Ability to concentrate and pay close attention to detail with constant breaks in concentration associated with answering phones or speaking in person to clients requiring assistance.Duties are usually performed seated.Sitting may be relieved by brief or occasional periods of standing or walking. Limited amount of physical effort required associated with walking, standing, lifting and carrying light objects (less than 25 lbs.) 5-10% of work time. Work is performed in a normal office environment where there are little or no physical discomforts associated with changes in weather or discomforts associated with noise, dust, dirt, and the like.

All employees recognize that The Salvation Army is a church and agree that they will do nothing as an employee of The Salvation Army to undermine its religious mission.

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veterans’ status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

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We appreciate your interest in employment opportunities with The Salvation Army!

Other details

  • Job Family ALM-NON-EXEMPT
  • Job Function Admin Support
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Job Start Date Monday, April 26, 2021
Location on Google Maps
  • Baton Rouge, LA 7361 Airline Highway 70805, 7361 Airline Highway, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States of America