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22 Jul 2022

Full-Time Office Assistant 2

DCJ HR Multnomah County – Posted by DannyF Portland, Oregon, United States

Job Description

The Opportunity:


Do you excel at customer service and enjoy providing clerical and administrative support? Are you a team player who wants to be a part of an organization that contributes to the community and is recognized as a national leader in both adult and juvenile community justice? If so, we invite you to apply as an Office Assistant 2 here at the Multnomah County Department of Community Justice.


As an Office Assistant 2, the customer service and administrative support you provide will be critical to the success of changing problem behaviors to reduce the recurrence of crime. You may have contact with individuals who are on parole, probation, or post-prison supervision, crime victims, law enforcement agencies, and the general public.


The Department of Community Justice is looking for Administrative Professionals who can demonstrate expertise in the following areas:

  • Receptionist
  • Customer Service
  • Team Player
  • Document and File Management
  • Data Entry
  • Data Searches
  • Purchasing


We will consider any combination of relevant work experience, volunteering, education, and transferable skills as qualifying unless an item or section is labeled required. Please be clear and specific about how your background is relevant. For details about how we typically screen applications, review our overview of the selection process page.


Minimum Qualifications/Transferable Skills*:

  • Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade; AND
  • Two years of general office support or customer service experience dealing directly with the public;
  • Must be able to pass a thorough background investigation, including being fingerprinted on the first day of employment.


Preferred Qualifications/Transferable Skills*:

You do not need to have the following preferred qualifications/transferable skills to qualify. However, keep in mind we may consider some or all of the following when identifying the most qualified candidates. Please clearly explain on your application how you meet any of the following preferred qualifications/transferable skills.

  • Administrative, clerical, or customer service experience in a criminal justice agency;
  • Experience giving instructions, answering questions, and talking with clients and the general public under difficult and stressful conditions;
  • Flexibility and the ability to work cooperatively with diverse work groups;
  • Experience navigating multiple systems, including Microsoft Office (i.e., Outlook, Word, and Excel) and/or Google Workspace (i.e., Docs, Sheets, and Forms);
  • Experience performing data entry (Law Enforcement Databases preferred) and preparing written materials in a timely manner and free of errors;
  • Ability to interpret, communicate, and apply policies and procedures.

*Transferable skills: Your transferable skills are any skills you have gained through education, work experience (including the military) or life experience that are relevant for this position. Be sure to describe any transferable skills on your application and clearly explain how they apply to this position.

How to Apply

Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: Admin, data entry, front desk, purchasing, and  customer service. Salaries: 40,000 - 60,000.

Job expires in 15 days.

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