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Office Assistant - EFNEP Palm Beach County

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Office Assistant - EFNEP Palm Beach County

Job No: 526240
Work Type: Staff Part-Time
Location: Palm Beach
Categories: Office/Administrative/Fiscal Support

Job Description

Classification Title:

Administrative Support AST I

Job Description:

The Administrative Support Assistant will perform programmatic support functions for the Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) in Palm Beach County. Duties will include answering telephone; writing correspondences; reviewing fiscal paperwork for accuracy and completeness, including timesheets, travel reimbursement and receipts; ordering supplies; assisting with reporting; scanning, copying, and filling routine paperwork, and assisting with program setup and preparation.

Programmatic Support
  • Make copies, files, and other routine paperwork necessary to support the program.
  • Assist with program preparation, including but not limited to, making copies, shopping for food, preparing food, preparing program materials, and creating displays for public health events.
  • Prepare and submit evaluation paperwork, as needed.
  • Provides support during hiring process.

Fiscal Operations
  • Understand policies and procedures related to time worked, leave, travel, and personnel, and purchasing.
  • Assist EFNEP Supervisor/Agent with review of fiscal and personnel paperwork, including time and labor, monthly travel reimbursement and receipts for accuracy and completeness.
  • Prepare and send paperwork to state office.
  • Keep appropriate files of all fiscal and programmatic paperwork.
  • Understanding retention policies and disposition processes for paperwork.
  • Order supplies and materials as needed.
  • Assist EFNEP Supervisor/Agent with checking in deliveries, maintaining inventory, and keeping supplies organized.

Programmatic Reporting
  • Assist EFNEP Supervisor/Agent with county and state office reporting.

  • Answer telephones, compose letters and emails, assist with planning meetings, and monitoring calendars for all EFNEP employees in the county.

Other duties as assigned by supervisor.


Attached: Download File EFNEP Core Values.pdf

Expected Salary:

$16.00 / hour

Minimum Requirements:

High school diploma or equivalent and one year of relevant experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

Ability to work independently and exercise judgment is required.

Excellent written and oral communication skills are required.

This position needs a strong background using technology and software.

Able to work with a team. Motivated, self-directive individual.

Excellent written and oral communication skills.

Familiar with basic computer programs, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

Ability to use equipment/hardware: desktop pc, laptop, copier/scanner/fax, and calculator.

Able to organize physical materials as well as electronic files, pictures, etc.

Reliable daily transportation.

Special Instructions to Applicants:
This position is eligible for veteran's preference. If you are claiming veteran's preference, please upload a copy of your DD214 Member Copy 4 with your application for consideration. See our Veteran's Preference Page for more specific information.
In order to be considered, you must upload your cover letter, resume and references.

This is a TEAMS part-time position in UF/IFAS Palm Beach County Extension office. The schedule is 20 hours per week, Monday through Friday.

May need to lift up to 25 pounds on occasion.

This is a time-limited position.

Application must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. (ET) of the posting end date.

Health Assessment Required:

Applications Close: 13 Apr 2023

To apply, visit

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