New Job Vacancy -- Administrative Support Specialist


(Plant located at 1360 Hollywood Road, Wadesboro, NC)




Salary Grade: 59 (Hiring Rate $23.899)


Applicants are encouraged to apply by March 24, 2014


General Statement of Duties

This position performs a variety of responsible and advanced administrative support, records processing, data entry and related office duties requiring comprehensive knowledge of departmental rules, regulations, procedures and services.  Work includes greeting the public and vendors, answering questions, relaying information, typing, data entry, and creating and maintaining accurate files and records.  The employee is expected to gain a good understanding of the Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) operations and its services to respond accurately to inquiries, including some technical knowledge about departmental and county processes, policies, and procedures.  Customer service duties require tact and some independence of action particularly when encountering sensitive or confidential matters.  Work is performed under regular supervision by the plant supervisor and is evaluated through observation, conferences, and the quality and effectiveness of the work completed.

Key Responsibilities

·         Answers telephone, direct calls and greet visitors.

·         Assists customers and employees with understanding departmental and county policies and procedures or statues as they relate to the services provided by the WWTP.

·         Reviews and verifies records and reports to ensure that information provided is correct.

·         Prepares a wide variety of documents.

·         Compiles information using standardized forms.

·         Processes accounting, purchasing and budgetary materials, including financial reports and reconciliations; orders supplies and materials.

·         This position does all billing (towns, industries and septic pumpers) for the WWTP.

·         Reviews and submits time sheets for WWTP employees.

·         Receives, screens and distributes mail and documents.

·         May coordinate or assist with the work of others, typically in their absence.

 Knowledge, Skills and AbilitiesThe ideal candidate will have several years  of experience in an administrative or clerical support capacity, and must possess excellent interpersonal skills, reliability, accuracy, and the ability to work independently on responsible administrative support tasks.  Further, the candidate must demonstrate skill in application of computer technology and associated software products such as word processing, spreadsheets and data bases used in the WWTP.  The person in this position must have expertise and experience in EXCEL and Basic Accounting Procedures and Regulations. This person also needs to understand budgeting and managing the budget.

Minimum Training and Experience RequirementsGraduation from high school supplemented by business courses and several years of administrative support or clerical experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. 

The ideal candidate understands the value of personal responsibility, mutual respect and teamwork, honesty and integrity, positive communications, punctuality and exemplary attendance, and is motivated to deliver excellence in overall performance.


An Anson County Government Application must be completed and sent to:

Anson County Utilities Department

Attention: Utilities Director

101 S. Greene Street

Wadesboro, NC 28170


Candidate must have a valid North Carolina driver’s license and a good driving record.  


Anson County does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, religion, age or disability in employment or provision of service.




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