Job Description

Overall Job Objective

Summary of Job Duties

City of Aurora, Colorado
It is an exciting time to work for the City of Aurora, we're growing and looking for dedicated and collaborative individuals to join our team of talented and valued employees. Excellent organizations have a set of principles, or core values, that are used to implement their mission and vision. Those values represent the touchstone for the organization, guiding the decisions of the individuals and the organization. At the City of Aurora, we demonstrate our excellence by modeling the CORE 4 Values of:  IntegrityRespectProfessionalism, and Customer Service, and we welcome all who share these values to apply.
 
Why Work for Aurora?

  • Make a difference in the lives of real people every day
  • Diverse community
  • Competitive total compensation package
  • Well-Funded General Employees Retirement Plan
  • Light rail station minutes away
  • On-site fitness center and wellness programs
  • Internal educational programs to assist with career advancement
  • Access to innovation work spaces

City Attorney's Office - Civil Division
The City Attorney's office, Civil Division's mission is to provide a comprehensive range of legal services to our clients in a timely and competent fashion and to vigorously defend any lawsuit filed again the City.  The Civil Division prepares ordinances and resolutions, defends the City in litigation matters, and provides legal counsel to the City offices and City Council. 

The City of Aurora will conduct ongoing screenings of applications on a first-come, first-serve basis; as soon as we determine to have a qualified pool of applicants, this position may close quickly and without notice. 

PRIMARY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

Performs reception and public contact duties and a variety of moderately complex clerical and public contact duties and provides administrative support for the City Attorney's Office.

  • Serves as a receptionist, responding to general or routine inquiries
  • Prepares, reviews, proofs and processes documents
  • Composes and types routine correspondence
  • Develops and maintains a variety of filing and record keeping systems
  • Prepares and types a variety of materials including reports, statistical data, documents, and manuals
  • Operates a variety of office equipment including personal computers and related software
  • Schedules and maintains activity calendars
  • Performs additional duties as assigned

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Educations:

  • High School Diploma or GED

Experience:
  • At least two (2) years general clerical experience including the use of personal computers and related software, preferably MS Word and Excel. 
  • Prefer a strong customer service background.
 An equivalent combination of education, training, and experience that demonstrates required knowledge, skills, and abilities may be considered.

Knowledge: 
  • Knowledge of basic office practices and procedures
  • Business English and math
  • Personal computers and word processing software applications
 
Abilities:                                                                                     
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees and citizens
  • Handle sensitive situations with tact and diplomacy
  • Communicate effectively both orally and in writing
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees and citizens
  • Multi-task and prioritize work
 
Skills
  • Skill in the use of personal computers including related software, i.e.  Microsoft Office, Lexis, and/or WestlawSkill in typing of approximately 40 net words per minute

Licenses and Certifications:
  • None

WORKING CONDITIONS

Physical Demands:

  • Primarily sedentary physical work requiring the ability to lift a maximum of 10 pounds; occasional lifting, carrying, walking and standing
  • Frequent hand/eye coordination to operate office equipment
  • Vision sufficient to read computer screens, reports, and related department documents
  • Dexterity to operate computer keyboards and other related office equipment
  • Endurance sufficient to sit and work at a computer for extended periods of time
  • Frequent speech communication and hearing to maintain communication with employees and citizens 

Work Environment:
  • Works primarily in a clean, comfortable environment

Equipment Used:
  • Frequently uses standard office equipment including typewriters, computers, calculators and copy/fax machines
  • Frequently answers telephone
  • This position may require the incumbent to occasionally use personal equipment (e.g. vehicle, cell phone, tools, etc.) in the course of their employment
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For Veterans points:  Please show all of your employment history, including military service and related documentation (DD214) on the application.
            
The City of Aurora is an equal opportunity employer.  We are required by state and federal agencies to keep certain statistical records on applicants.  It will not be used in any way to discriminate against you because of your sex, race, age, sexual orientation, creed, national origin, disability or military status, gender identity, unless related to a bona fide occupational qualification as defined by the Colorado Civil Rights Commission and the Equal Opportunity Commission.
                                           
If you need assistance in completing this application, please feel free to contact our office at:  303-739-7225 or visit us at 15151 E Alameda Pkwy., Suite 3500, Aurora, CO 80012.
 
Despite the changes in Colorado law, the City of Aurora maintains a drug-free workplace.  A positive test of marijuana is grounds for disqualification and ineligibility for employment with the city for one year or termination once hired.

Drug Testing, Thorough Criminal Background Check, Employment References, and Education Verification:
As a condition of employment, all applicants selected for employment with the City of Aurora must undergo a thorough criminal background check and drug screening. Employment references will be conducted on finalists for City of Aurora vacancies.  Submittal of official transcripts of the most relevant/highest level of education listed on the application.
 

 

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