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Administrative Technician - ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH and FOOD SAFETY (Health Services) - Memphis, TN


Shelby County Government




$2,636 a month - Full-time


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$2,636 a month

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Provide clerical support to management staff of Environmental Health and Food Safety with oversight and direction of the clerical activities in the Environmental Health and Food Safety Permit Office.

Pay Grade: 43 Minimum Qualifications

100.00% - 1. Four (4) years of experience in appropriate clerical, bookkeeping, data processing or statistical work and a high school diploma or possess GED; or

2. Three (3) years of experience in appropriate clerical, bookkeeping, data processing or statistical work and one (1) year of college study (30 semester hours or 36 quarters) from an accredited college or university.


1. Assures competent work force by providing training to the Clerical Specialists in the Permit Office.

2. Diagnoses and investigates problems with the state data systems regarding permit collections and data entry.

3. Investigates discrepancies in renewal bills and late fee collections.

4. Develops plans and practices that promote efficiency in handling financial transactions in the permit office.

5. Researches the history of establishments for current ownership.

6. Enforces laws related to the application of late fees and penalties as appropriate.

7. Links TDH and TDA data systems to Shelby County IT to resolve computer issues.

8. Develops operational and technical forms and spreadsheets for management team.

9. Provides day-to-day supervision of the clerical staff and the operations of the Permit Office.

10. Performs other related duties as required or directed. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

KSAs - 1. Knowledge of laws, ordinances, rules and regulations affecting the collection of appropriate permit fees and the skill in applying them.

2. Ability to produce and maintain spread sheets of daily receipts.

3. Ability to plan, organize and maintain an even flow of work.

4. Ability to maintain continuous mental alertness and reasoning.

5. Ability to perform accurate mathematical computations.

6. Ability to spell, punctuate and use grammar correctly.

7. Ability to interact courteously with the public and to resolve problematic situations.

8. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships. Disclaimer
This position is subject to a background check for any convictions that have a substantial relationship to potential job duties. Only convictions that are substantially related to potential job duties will be considered and will not automatically disqualify the candidate.



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