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Administrative Assistant - Cherokee Judicial Circuit

State Level Position

Location: Cherokee Judicial Circuit - Bartow and Gordon Counties

Deadline: Open until filled

Salary: Commensurate with Administrative Assistant II

Job Description and Requirements:

Administrative Assistant II

The Cherokee Circuit Public Defender’s Office is hiring an Administrative Assistant II. This is a state position with state benefits. Under general supervision, this position performs a wide range of office administration duties.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Performs job responsibilities with minimal supervision.
  • Serves as job expert or organization resource in assigned areas.
  • Conducts extensive research to compile information needed to generate reports, complete projects and accurately respond to questions and concerns.
  • Analyzes problems, questions, issues, etc to develop and report recommendations for resolving them.
  • Assists supervising staff in organizing and executing routine activities and special projects.
  • Documents data/information such as office work activities, purchasing, budget expenditures, program changes, and resource utilization.
  • Prepares reports and communications.
  • May act as liaison with outside organizations (e.g. banks, vendors, creditors, and other agencies) to gather or report program-related information.
  • Organizes and coordinates the efficient function of the Circuit Public Defender's office.
  • Plans and coordinates meetings, conferences, seminars, and travel calendars.
  • Provides administrative and/or technical assistance to clients and staff.
  • Researches and/or resolves client issues or questions and prepares documents.
  • May represent the manager in various matters.
  • Reviews, processes, or issues licenses, applications, bylaws, reports, fees, intelligence data, etc.

Technical Competencies include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Knowledge of agency rules, policies and procedures
  • Ability to use computer programs, calendar functions, and electronic research sources
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks at once and prioritize workload
  • Ability to provide support services to both clients and staff
  • Ability to use proper judgment in selecting which issues to handle or re-direct
  • Ability to identify client’s issues and provide satisfactory resolution

Entry Qualifications: 

Associate's degree from an accredited college or university AND One year of work related experience OR Three years of work related experience

Interested persons should submit a cover letter, resume, and State of Georgia Sensitive Position Employment Application to Rachael Deems via email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The office phone number is 678-721-3250

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Atlanta, GA 30303
Phone: (404) 795-2440
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