Technical Assistant-Parks & Recreation-Part-Time

Oakland County
Job Description

Under general supervision, is expert in using the County standard and department specific software applications. Typically maintains and updates a large, mission critical database system utilized for immediate information needs of staff, as well as regular, special and periodic divisional reports. Researches, compiles and analyzes information and develops new reports and formats as requested by professional and administrative staff. May work with Information Technology to resolve technical software and hardware problems. Trains staff in the use of specialized departmental/divisional software applications. Performs technical support duties to assist professional staff members. Assists in developing department specific staff and client training materials. May assist with the development of new database versions and with authoring web pages using standard development tools. Utilizes current county-wide and/or department specific software to complete assignments.


Minimum Qualifications


All applications must clearly indicate how the Minimum Qualifications, if applicable, are met. Provide as much detail as possible under employment history along with the hours worked per week at each job.

If a degree is used to determine if the applicant is minimally qualified to fill the position, the applicant must email a copy of their transcript at the time of application to Indicate in the email subject line the job# and job title. If a job offer is made, an official transcript will be required.

At the time of application, applicants must:

1. Must be a high school graduate or have a certificate of successful completion of the General Education Development (GED) Test; AND

2. Have had four (4) years of increasingly responsible experience assisting professional level staff in the compilation and preparation of divisional reports or performing data input and maintenance; at least one (1) year of which included the use of specialized departmental software applications.

NOTE: Course work at an accredited college, university, business or commercial school in a related area may be substituted for up to three (3) years of the experience on a year-for-year basis.

3. Pass the complete examination, including the employment medical established for this class.


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