DESCRIPTION OF WORK
This is an entry classification used by several County Departments to obtain beginning level business staff. Under direct supervision, receives in-service training and technical guidance while assisting in the performance of a wide variety of duties in one of the County business offices. May input and check the accuracy of financial information, provide basic calculations and reports, perform operating program analysis, utilize mainframe/or and personal computer data to compile spreadsheet information, develop narrative and statistical reports, develop and administer personnel examinations, analyze jobs and workflow. Utilizes current county-wide and/or department specific software to complete assignments.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS CONTINUED
At the time of application, applicant must:
Possess a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in Business Administration, Public Administration, or related field.
All applicants for this classification must have their ORIGINAL OFFICIAL College transcripts sent directly from their college or university to the Oakland County Human Resources Dept, Bldg 41 West, 2100 Pontiac Lake Rd, Waterford, MI 48328 or secure certified pdf sent directly from the college or university to email@example.com. Photo copies or pdf documents from the applicant will not be accepted. Please note that your name cannot be placed on the certified eligible list for hiring consideration until we receive your official transcripts.
LAST DATE TO FILE APPLICATION
This is a continuous examination, and applications will be accepted until such time as there are sufficient applicants to meet the County's current recruitment needs. As such, interested persons should make application promptly. Applicants will be tested in groups as they apply. Successful applicants, regardless of their testing date, will be ranked on the eligible list based on their final examination scores. The original rank of persons on the eligible list may change as later applicants are tested and added to the list. Notice of the last date to apply for this examination will be posted in the Human Resources Department and on this posting one week prior to the application deadline. Applications will not be accepted after the posted closing date.
HOW TO APPLY
All persons interested in applying for this examination must complete and submit the required official on-line Oakland County Merit System employment application form. You may also add a resume to your application. After a review of your application, you will be notified by mail and/or email of the status of your application. For further assistance, please contact the:
OAKLAND COUNTY HUMAN RESOURCES
EXECUTIVE OFFICE BUILDING DEPT. 440
2100 Pontiac Lake Rd, Waterford, MI 48328-0440
Telephone: (248) 858-0530
The examination will consist of an evaluation of the applicant's responses on the official employment application form that includes a questionnaire regarding the applicant's training and experience. Your responses will be scored. You will be notified of your results by mail and/or email.
The exam content as described above may be modified depending upon the number of applicants or other factors that influence the practicality or usefulness of this selection process. Where minor differences in actual test scores do not reflect meaningful differences in ability, those scores will be statistically grouped resulting in a tie among those applicants.
The purpose of this examination is to establish an eligible list from which to fill present or possible future vacancies in this classification. For each vacancy, a Department Director/Division Manager has the choice of the top five ranking persons, inclusive of tie scores, on the eligible list. Test scores and rank are only used for the purpose of placing applicants on eligible lists. Final hiring decisions are not based on actual numerical test scores or rank. This list will remain in effect for six months, unless exhausted, superseded by a new eligible list or extended for another six months by the Human Resources Committee.
Dept of Health & Human Services
Building 47 West
1200 N. Telegraph Rd
Pontiac, MI 48341
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