City and County of Honolulu
Office of Council Services
Seeking a secretary for the Office of Council Services (OCS). The OCS is a legislative research and drafting office for the Honolulu City Council. Primary duties include proofreading legislative memoranda, bills, and resolutions; cross-referencing work product against the Revised Ordinances of Honolulu (ROH) or other data sources for accuracy; entering data into Excel spreadsheets; and working as a team member.
The job requires: attention to detail; knowledge of proper grammar, spelling, and sentence structure; the use of internal City computer programs and systems; sight typing at a minimum of 45 words per minute; high proficiency in oral and written communications; the ability to work collaboratively on teams; and independent time management.
Minimum requirements: Associate’s degree from an accredited college or university or a minimum of five years of legal clerical or secretarial work experience with proven ability to proofread and correct grammar, spelling, sentence structure, and formatting errors; high-proficiency in office computing programs including Microsoft Word and Excel; and the ability to quickly learn internal systems and programs. Prior experience in a government office with an understanding of governmental documents, sources, procedures and processes, is preferred.
About the position: Full-time. Salary up to $52,000 annually based on experience, but may be negotiable for a highly-qualified candidate. Initial appointment term is one year. All positions are exempt from civil service and subject to the availability of funds. A skills test will be administered at the time of interview. Submit résumé and references by email to the Director of the Office of Council Services at firstname.lastname@example.org, with "Secretary II" in the subject line. Information must be received via email dated no later than Sunday, January 16, 2022. The City and County of Honolulu is an Equal Opportunity Employer.