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Administrative Assistant

The Administrative Assistant is responsible for performing moderately involved clerical and administrative duties in the Health and Human Services Financial Services Department. Responsibilities may include collecting, preparing, and reviewing information; processing applications, forms, licenses, permits and other documents; maintaining records and related system or database; public communications including committee minutes.  Provides advanced administrative support to departmental staff and/or other offices and agencies to ensure operational efficiency and coordination.  Performs front-desk and/or receptionist activities, including preparing, sorting, and/or posting mail or packets; coding and sending bills; greeting visitors; providing information and assistance in-person or via email, phone, and/or fax.  Composes, maintains, edits, transcripts, reviews, updates, scans and/or sends out a variety of routine and/or specialized documents and records, which may include correspondence, reports, transcripts, letters, spreadsheets, notices, licenses, and/or other related materials.  Maintains and updates a variety of online systems and databases to ensure efficient storage and retrieval of accurate and consistent data; work may include entering and processing data and resolving incomplete information.  Monitors and maintains office inventory, supplies, and/or equipment to ensure security and availability of equipment and supplies.

Using a computer and related software applications;• Coordinating and scheduling meetings and events;• Using modern office equipment;• Preparing and maintaining records and/or reports;• Using proper English grammar, punctuation, and spelling;• Maintaining confidentiality;• Processing routine and complex forms and documents;• Reconciling basic accounts;• Utilizing communication and interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with coworkers, supervisor, the general public, and others sufficient to exchange or convey information.

High school diploma or G.E.D.; 2 years administrative support or related experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Applicants must meet the Merit System requirements including application and online testing for this position by Wednesday, September 25, 2019.

This position is classified as B21 with wage range of $41,073 – 59,554 ($19.75 - $28.63)

Application forms may be found online at or picked up and submitted through the Kandiyohi County Human Resources office, 2200 23rd ST. NE, Suite 2020, Willmar, MN 56201.

Application Deadline: September 20, 2019 or until filled.

Kandiyohi County is an Equal Opportunity Employor

Posted:  September 12, 2019



 Kandiyohi County Family Services

Employment Opportunities:

To apply for potential future openings for the following positions: Social Workers, Eligibility Workers, Accounting Technician, Case Aide, Office Support, Child Support

When applying for Family Services vacancies, the application process for Kandiyohi County Family Services is slightly different than other county departments. 

  Please follow the instructions below carefully. 

Applicants must take the Merit Exam to be eligible for employment.  The link is below:

State of MN Merit System 

Click here to find more information from Kandiyohi County Health and Human Services.

 (Click on the word  Applications  below for a downloadable PDF file)   


Applications and Veteran's Preference Applications  can be picked up and submitted through the
Kandiyohi County Human Resources Director
Health and Human Services Building
2200 23rd Street NE, Suite 2020
Willmar, MN 56201 

(320) 231-6215

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