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State of Nevada ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT 1 - Minimum Qualifications Waived in Nevada

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT 1 - Minimum Qualifications Waived

APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY - $35,516.88 to $51,072.48 PAY GRADE: 23

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In order to receive consideration, applicants must indicate their availability for any work type, travel, and location requirements listed.


Work Type: Permanent, full time vacancies as they may occur in this geographical location.

Department: Health and Human Services (

Division: Aging & Disability Services

Location: Fallon

Job Class Code: 02.213


Announcement Number: 47456

Open to all qualified persons.

Posted 05/15/2024

Close Date: 05/29/2024



Phone: (775)684-0106


Applications accepted for another 5 Days 22 Hrs 31 Mins

The Position

Administrative Assistants perform a broad variety of clerical, secretarial and administrative support duties in an assigned agency, program or other work unit within State government and the Nevada System of Higher Education.

PER EXECUTIVE ORDER 2023-11, ALL MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS HAVE BEEN WAIVED FOR THIS POSITION UNTIL JUNE 30TH, 2024. Please refer to the link for more information: Incumbents possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform work independently with little or no additional training. The Aging and Disability Services Division (ADSD) is currently recruiting for an Administrative Assistant 1 in Fallon, Nevada. This recruitment may be used to fill current and future vacancies as they occur in the following program: Rural Regional Center (RRC).

Incumbents perform a range of office administrative tasks, including answering and sorting calls, setting up and keeping files, setting up conference rooms and state cars, typing and processing a variety of documents. Keep up your Microsoft Office proficiency, including Word, Excel, and Outlook. Enter information into reports, spreadsheets, and agency databases. Support and backup the front desk during lunch, breaks, and staff absences. Fulfill duties that fall outside of the regular everyday tasks, such as special projects. Recognizes the effects of both internal and external policies on the division. Encourage a safe workplace by performing safety procedures, adhering to all safety rules and guidelines, and reporting any unsafe practices or conditions. Bilingual skills may be required. ADSD provides an atmosphere of innovative thinking, teamwork, friendly co-workers and provides a positive working environment. The mission of ADSD is to provide leadership and advocacy in the planning, development and delivery of a high quality, comprehensive support service system across the lifespan to allow all of Nevada's elders, children and adults with disabilities or special health care needs, to live independent, meaningful, and dignified lives to the greatest extent possible. The State of Nevada is an equal opportunity employer dedicated to building diverse, inclusive, and innovative work environments with employees who reflect our communities and enthusiastically serve them. All applicants are considered without regard to race, color, national origin, religion or belief, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, domestic partnership, genetic information (GINA), or compensation and/or wages. * THIS RECRUITMENT MAY CLOSE WITHOUT FURTHER NOTICE DEPENDING ON THE NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS RECEIVED. APPLICANTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY AS SOON AS POSSIBLE*

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To Qualify:

In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:

Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications)

Graduation from high school or equivalent education and one year of clerical experience which included experience in one or more of the following areas: maintaining records, answering telephones, and reviewing forms, documents and other written materials; OR six months of experience as an Administrative Aid in Nevada State service; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience as described above.

Special Requirements

A pre-employment criminal history check and fingerprinting are required. This position requires a valid driver's license or evidence of equivalent mobility at the time of appointment and for continuing employment.

The Examination

Application Evaluation Exam

The exam will consist of an application evaluation. It is essential that applications include detailed information with time frames regarding education and experience. The most qualified applicants will be contacted by the hiring agency for interview. The hiring agency may require specific skills related testing as part of the interviewing process.

The following additional questions are part of this Recruitment

1) Are you Bilingual? If so, in which language?


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Direct Inquiries or Correspondence to:

Division of Human Resource Management Northern Nevada 515 East Musser Street, First Floor Carson City, Nevada 89701-4204TDD for the Hearing Impaired (800) 326-6868 Division of Human Resource Management Southern Nevada 7251 Amigo St, Suite 120 Las Vegas, NV 89119TDD for the Hearing Impaired (800) 326-6868

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