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CASA - Administrative Assistant

Sarpy County locationPapillion, NE
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Job Location
Papillion, NE, United States


invites applications for the position of:
Administrative Assistant - CASA
SALARY: $20.23 - $26.26 Hourly
OPENING DATE: 10/05/21
CLOSING DATE: 10/12/21 11:59 PM




~IMPORTANT INFORMATION: Please read PRIOR to applying~
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B. Please be advised that if you advance in the application process, Sarpy County's Employment Policy requires that you submit to multiple background checks, including but not limited to a criminal history records check. Having a criminal history will not necessarily bar you from employment with Sarpy County as individual circumstances will be considered.

C. Sarpy County is a Drug-Free Workplace / Equal Opportunity Employer.

D. Sarpy County participates in E-Verify.
E. Positions are subject to Veterans' Preference (NOT APPLICABLE to internal promotions, transfers, or if given Veterans' Preference when previously hired by Sarpy County).

F. The employment application is required and is the only source of information used to determine if you meet the minimum requirements of the job. The application form must be completed in its entirety. Your application form will be rejected if it is not complete. You have the option to attach a resume, although it will not be considered as part of your application.

G. NOTE: meeting the minimum requirements does not guarantee further consideration for the position for which you applied.
H. Should you move forward in the selection process for this posting,you will be required to successfully complete a standard typing test prior to any interview. This position requires the following: Standard typing: Cutscore of 40 nwpm. You WILL be contacted by Sarpy County Human Resources to schedule a test time should this requirement be applicable to you.
I. Please be complete and accurate. You will not be allowed to change your application after you have applied for a position.


Under the general supervision of the CASA (Court-Appointed Special Advocates) Director or designee, performs a variety of semi-skilled administrative work supporting departmental operations requiring some responsibility, complexity, and independent judgment.

Formal application, rating of education and experience, interview, reference checks, verification of education, successful completion of a national criminal background check, successful completion of a pre-employment drug screen, and other job related tests or background checks as may be required.

The job description is current as of the date signed. Any omission of specific statements does not exclude them from the position if they are similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.

The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.


Provide all administrative support to the department such as accurately create and distribute letters, documents, correspondence, training manuals, forms and reports as directed.
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with supervisors, County employees, elected officials, attorneys, law enforcement, judges, other agencies, clients, and the general public.
Answer calls in a professional and courteous manner; collect and deliver messages; route callers to appropriate party; and escalate matters to Director as necessary.
Receive the public and answer questions; respond to inquiries from clients, attorneys, judges, other agencies, citizens, and others and refer, when necessary, to appropriate persons.
Prepare all documentation for referred cases as assigned.
Ensure information (e.g., letters, records, reports, etc.) is entered or scanned in system in a timely and accurate manner.
Forward relevant information to other agencies.
Schedule meetings and appointments for staff as directed.
Establish, organize, and maintain forms, documents, files, and filing systems (both computer-based and physical documents), and archive as required.
Process approved invoices, purchase orders, and vouchers for payment.
Update and maintain records (e.g. financial) and statistics relevant to departmental operations, metrics, grants, and financial records on all grants
Organize, monitor, maintain, and procure department documents, materials, and supplies within budgetary guidelines.
Receive, stamp, and distribute incoming mail, and process outgoing mail.
Maintain all CASA file records on a confidential basis.
Attend various organizations and functions.
Work cooperatively with other Nebraska CASA programs in a loose network; work with National CASA Association for the program's needs.
Report to assigned worksite with regular, predictable, and consistent attendance.
Peripheral Duties
Attend seminars and workshops related to CASA Program.
Serve as a member of various committees as assigned.
Perform other duties as directed and assigned.


Education and Experience
High school graduate or GED equivalent required. Post-secondary education in paralegal studies or social services preferred.
Two (2) years' work experience in a bona fide paid secretarial or administrative position required. Legal Secretary experience preferred.
Must be able to type 40 net words per minute (nwpm).
Special Requirements
Must have and maintain throughout employment a valid Driver's License, as well as meet eligibility requirements of "acceptable driver standards" as defined by the County.
Necessary Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Working knowledge of the legal system, Department of Social Services and community resources, or child or other advocacy work
Working knowledge of computers and software/data processing programs including, but not limited to Microsoft Office Suite
Working knowledge of and ability to use specialized accounting/bookkeeping software
Knowledge of legal terminology
Knowledge of accounting and recordkeeping procedures
Well-developed communication skills
Ability to work independently and make sound decisions
Ability to accurately record and maintain records
Ability to manage and maintain confidential and sensitive information
Ability to prioritize and complete projects within deadlines
Ability to perform tasks with attention to detail and a high degree of accuracy
Ability to work under pressure and/or frequent interruptions
Ability to navigate stressful situations while maintaining composure
Ability to understand and follow exacting verbal and written instructions
Ability to communicate effectively, in English, both verbally and in writing
Ability to operate equipment including, but not limited to, multi-line phone, computer, typewriter; copy machine, printer, scanner, 10-key calculator, and fax machine


The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential tasks.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit/remain stationary, talk, and hear (i.e. communicate / exchange information), and operate/manipulate equipment (e.g. use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls). The employee is occasionally required to walk/move about, stand (i.e. remain upright), stoop, bend, climb, kneel (i.e. position self), and reach.
The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
Required sensory abilities include vision and hearing. Visual abilities, correctable to normal ranges, include close and color vision as well as the ability to adjust focus. Communication abilities include the ability to talk (e.g. verbal exchange / exchange information) and hear ( i.e. exchange information accurately) within normal ranges. Incumbent must be able to exert sustained concentration for several hours at a time.
Work is performed indoors in an office setting. Work may be fast-paced when dealing with multiple clients, priorities, and time constraints. The noise level is typically quiet to moderate.


1261 Golden Gate Drive, Suite 4E
Papillion, NE 68046
Position #00772

Administrative Assistant - CASA Supplemental Questionnaire
* 1. Are you a current paid Sarpy County employee?
Yes Yes No No
* 2. If you answered YES to the above, please indicate in what County Department you are employed. If you anwered NO, please write 'N/A'.

* 3. What level of education have you achieved?
Checkbox No high school
Checkbox High School or GED
Checkbox One year of college
Checkbox Up to 2 years of college
Checkbox Up to 3 years of college
Checkbox Bachelor's degree
Checkbox Master's degree
Checkbox Advanced Degree beyond Master's degree
* 4. How many years of of bona fide work experience in a clerical or administrative position do you have?
Checkbox Less than one year experience
Checkbox 1 year experience
Checkbox 2 years experience
Checkbox 3 years experience
Checkbox 4 years experience
Checkbox 5 or more years experience
* 5. Describe in detail your experience working as a bona fide administrative assistant. If you have no experience, please write 'N/A'. Do NOT indicate the County should refer to your resume - failure to answer this question within the application will exclude you from further consideration for this position.

* 6. Do you have demonstrable work experience in verifying and maintaining invoices, purchase orders, and vouchers for payment?
Yes Yes No No
* 7. Indicate your proficiency with Microsoft Office.
Checkbox Beginning
Checkbox Intermediate
Checkbox Advanced
Checkbox Professional
* 8. Do you have bona fide work experience with public contact customer service?
Yes Yes No No
* 9. Describe in detail your work experience with public contact customer service. If you have none, please write 'N/A'.

* 10. Hours of this position are M-F 8:00 am - 4:30 pm. Are you able to meet the hours requirement of this position?
Yes Yes No No
* 11. The starting pay rate for this position is $20.23 per hour. Please indicate if this rate of pay is acceptable to you. Failure to agree to the starting wage will exclude your application from further consideration.
Yes Yes No No
* 12. Are you able to perform the essential functions of this position with or without accommodation?
Yes Yes No No
* 13. Are you able to meet the physical demands and work environment requirements of this job with or without accommodation?
Yes Yes No No
* 14. Are you requesting Veterans Preference as stipulated in Nebraska Statutes § 48-225 to 48-231? Such preference includes initial employment or a return to employment with the State of Nebraska or its governmental subdivisions if termination of previous employment was for other than disciplinary reasons.
Yes Yes No No
* 15. Sarpy County complies with Nebraska Veterans' Preference Laws. If you are claiming Veterans' Preference you must attach Form DD214 (prefer member form 4) and if applicable, documents showing you receive or are eligible to receive benefits from the U.S. Dept. of Veterans Affairs. The spouse of a 100% disable veteran may claim preference by providing the Form DD214, Proof of Disablility and a marriage certificate. The spouse fo a service member may claim ppreference and is limited to the time the sevice member is on active duty and up to 180 days after discharge/separation from service. DO YOU UNDERSTAND AND ACCEPT THESE STIPULATIONS?
Checkbox Yes
Checkbox No
Checkbox N/A - does not apply
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