DATE: August 26, 2019
POSITION: Administrative Assistant I (Full Time Regular)
LOCATION: Corporate – Gardena, CA
DUTIES: Perform general office functions, which includes preparing correspondence, ordering supplies and print shop requests, preparing bulk mailings, recording meeting minutes, maintaining petty cash drawer, etc. Provide accurate information and referrals to customers. Coordinate logistics of program activities, such as scheduling space, ordering meals, etc. Work as a team member in performing duties and assignments. Adhere to professional standards. Ability to prepare accurate and precise reports and correspondence. Ability to demonstrate ethical and professional behavior. Ability to communicate clearly, with clients, staff, peers, supervisors and non-BHS resources. Ability to convey respect for cultural and lifestyle diversities of clients and staff. Ability to recognize personal issues that has an impact on job performance and interactions with clients. Basic knowledge of the BHS treatment system. Understanding of computer operations; Windows and word processing (MS Word). Ability to readily adapt to the indicated computer information system.
QUALIFICATIONS: Following are the qualifications required to perform the essential functions of this position. Qualifications may be subject to modification based on the Americans with Disabilities Act. Bilingual abilities may be required within certain BHS programs.
Administrative Assistant I: High school diploma, minimum of one year general office experience.
The administrative assistant I will have Knowledge of alpha and numeric filing systems. Proper English and grammar skills. Some knowledge of resources for target population and client confidentiality regulations. Proficiency in MA Windows, Word, and Excel. Skills in MS Access, Publisher or ability to self-teach. Ability to use and maintain a variety of office machinery, including copy and fax machines and laser printer. Must have ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing. Must possess good listening skills and the ability to follow directions. Ability to work with others, including other professional and paraprofessional staff and volunteers. Must have positive, professional attitude, sincere interest and desire in working with target population; patience and compassion, sensitivity to culture, attitudes, beliefs and knowledge of target population. Must have valid California driver’s license and liability insurance if driving personal vehicle on BHS business. Able to stand, bend, stoop, squat and reach for purpose of performing duties such as handling materials stocked on shelves, filing and handling and sorting mail. Routinely lift and move items weighing up to ten pounds; is expected to ask for assistance and use dolly or cart and any heavy items. Vision, hearing, manual dexterity and eye-hand coordination adequate to answer telephones, use keyboard, write messages. Able to move about the facility and in other off-site locations. The above statements reflect the general duties considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job as identified and shall not be considered as a detailed description of all the work requirements which may be inherent in the position.
Recovering individuals must have a minimum two years clean, sober and abstinent to be considered for employment.
APPLICATIONS: Current BHS employees who are interested in this position may apply by submitting an "Employee Request for Transfer" following the instructions shown on the form. The request must be received no later than the closing date of this recruitment. Internal applicants will be accepted after that time only if other applications are still being accepted and considered.
Other applicants may email resume to email@example.com or FAX (310)679-4621, or apply in person at 15519 Crenshaw Blvd., Gardena, CA. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.
BHS IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
BHS will consider applicants with criminal history as required.