Secretary (5 months)

Job opening ID

1745

Posting title

Secretary (5 months)

Roles and responsibilities

Must be a US Citizen
5 month contract position
W2 with full benefits
Must be able to pass background check and drug screen

Job Description:
This position provides principal secretarial support in an office, usually to one individual, and, in some cases, to the subordinate staff of that individual. The Secretary maintains a close and highly responsive relationship to the day-to-day activities of the supervisor and staff, works fairly independently receiving a minimum of detailed supervision and guidance, and performs various clerical and secretarial duties requiring knowledge of office routine and an understanding of the organization, programs, and procedures related to the work of the office. Computers may exist in the environment, requiring working knowledge of certain office software programs.Organizational structure is complex and is divided into subordinate groups that usually differ from each other as to subject matter, function, etc. Internal procedures and administrative controls are formal. An entire organization (e.g., division, subsidiary, or parent organization) may contain a variety of subordinate groups that meet the LS-2 definition. Therefore, it is not unusual for one LS-2 supervisor to report to another LS-2 supervisor. 

Required Skills:
Solid understanding of job aspects in office administration. Excellent verbal and written communication skills (including typing, spelling, grammar) Ability to quickly learn and apply JPL administrative, business, and HR policies, procedures and processes Fluency with personal computer applications (Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook, etc.) High customer service standards and professionalism Detail oriented and an ability to effectively work under pressure

Desired Skills:
Understanding of JPL business policies, procedures, and practices Understanding of JPL foreign and domestic travel policies and processes Knowledge of JPL Business Systems including Concur, P-Card, Work Authorization Memos (WAMs), Property Manager Gateway (PMG), Data Extractor

Number of positions

1

Location

Pasadena

State

California