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Office Assistant - Human Resources

Job Description

The Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities (DBHDD), Human Resource Management Department, is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Office Assistant. This position is located on the campus of Georgia Regional Hospital At Savannah.

We will accept cover letters and resumes for this position until close of business August 1, 2012.

Job Summary:

This position is an Office Assistant, and is primarily responsible for providing administrative support and assistance to the Senior Human Resources Manager, and the Human Resources Staff. This includes, but is not limited to: front desk reception, answering multiple telephone lines, greeting and assisting customers/visitors, assistance with preparing correspondence (i.e. emails and letters), calendaring, taking meeting minutes, printing and copying, special projects and initiatives, ordering supplies, and is responsible for filing and the maintenance of records.

This is an entry-level position. Save resume in word doc before attaching it and email to address listed below, including position title in the subject line for quicker processing. Only those selected for interview will be contacted.


High school diploma or GED and two years of related experience OR One year at the lower level or at an equivalent position OR Two years of college or Associate degree.

Preferred Qualifications

At least 3 years experience providing administrative/clerical support in a professional office environment. Experience in a Human Resources office is preferred, but is not required Demonstrate strong written and verbal communication skills, and organizational skills Must have strong computer skills with advanced working knowledge of the following: Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and the Internet PeopleSoft, HRIS experience is preferred, but is not required Kronos experience is preferred, but is not required


In addition to a competitive salary (Salary Depends On Skills And Experience), we offer a generous benefits package that includes a flexible schedule, training opportunities, employee retirement plan, deferred compensation, 12 paid holidays, vacation and sick leave, dental, vision, long term care, and life insurance.

This position is a pay grade 10 on the statewide salary plan.

Employment Information

This position is located at Georgia Regional Hospital at Savannah in Savannah, Georgia.

Since opening in 1970, GeorgiaRegional Hospital at Savannah (GRHS) has stood as a beacon of hope for consumers in need of mental health, developmental disability and addictive disease services in the southeast region of the state of Georgia.

Savannah, Georgia's First City is first, in family fun for the summer! With more than 50 cultural and historic attractions, there are plenty of museums, galleries, great entertainment and tours to keep busy and beat the heat!

Come join our team of professional staff and make a difference.

Applying for this job

Please email your cover letter and resume in Microsoft Word format to: grhs_hr@dhr.state.ga.us

To ensure proper routing/handling of your credentials, copy/paste or type the following title in the subject line of your email: Office Assistant - Human Resources If you are currently employed by DBHDD, please include "Internal Employee" in the subject line as well.

You may be subject to a Drug Screen. You may be required to submit fingerprints to check for the existence of Criminal History Record Information through the Georgia Bureau of Investigation and the Federal Bureau of Investigation. You do have the right to challenge the contents of any Criminal History that is located, should you choose to do so.

The Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities provides services to ensure the health and welfare of Georgians. As an employee of DBHDD, in the event of an identified emergency you may be required, as a term and condition of employment, to assist in meeting the emergency responsibilities of the department.