Job Description

Overall Job Objective

What Success Looks Like In This Job

This position is responsible for the performance of a wide variety of complex clerical and administrative tasks in support of the Human Resources Section.

Examples of Duties for Success

  • Answer telephone, respond to inquiries, direct call to appropriate office, or take messages.
  • Analyze data, create complex spreadsheets, and generate reports.
  • Complete special projects as assigned, relating to human resources functions.
  • Notify Victim Advocates, Chaplains, and selected Sheriff's personnel of employees who are injured or have an illness or loss in their family.
  • Place order for flowers within policy.
  • Process employee address, name, and W-4 changes.Update human resources records.
  • Greet the general public and respond to inquiries or direct to appropriate office.
  • Respond to requests from financial institutions verifying employee salary information.
  • Prepare purchase request for office supplies and/or equipment. Enter expenditures onto
  • spreadsheet and monitor accounts.
  • Prepares and distributes Personnel Orders to designated staff, generated in the Administrative Division.
  • Maintains HR intranet home page and related support documents.
  • Assist HR Specialists when needed.
  • Update computer employee records in Sharepoint. Complete changes to other applicable personnel records.
  • Operate photo I.D. equipment and issue I.D.'s to paid and non-paid staff.
  • Maintain office inventory and organize supply area.
  • Sort and distribute payroll checks and vacation, sick, time history, and workers' compensation
  • Attend and participate in a variety of professional groups and committees.
  • Submit purchase order for promotional items used in recruiting.
  • Track and prepare Procurement Card receipts and reports to be submitted to the Admin. Services Director
  • Submit Purchase Request for Law Posters and when received distribute to the various Divisions.
  • Issue Employee access cards and update system as needed

Qualifications for Success


  • Ability to type 45 wpm and use 10-key calculator by touch with accuracy
  • Ability to work independently and prioritize projects
  • High School Diploma or GED required
  • One year of complex administrative support experience
  • Law enforcement background preferred

More Qualifications for Success

For all applicants, this is a reminder of the original job posting where it stated: "Applicants may be excluded from further consideration at any point in the hiring process. By Sheriff's Office policy, the reasons why an applicant is not selected for hire will not be discussed with the applicant. There is no flexibility with this policy. If an applicant receives notice of elimination from the hiring process, it simply means the applicant's qualifications do not fit the Office's needs at this time. This determination does not preclude the applicant from applying to other agencies."

Application Instructions

Please apply for this position by following the link provided below. A new window will open on your screen and you will be directed to the Adams County Government employment website. From there, please follow the application directions provided. PLEASE MAKE SURE TO SAY YOU SAW THE AD ON JOBING.COM!

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