Administrative Assistant - Communications and Accountability

Title: Administrative Assistant - Communications and Accountability

Salary: $13.45 hr DOQ


ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT (Communications & Accountability)Position provides basic, accurate information regarding County departments in person, via telephone, and  through email.  As part of the Communications and Accountability team, manages a multi-line telephone system to answer and route all incoming calls on the County's main line to the appropriate office and/or personnel.  Provides professional and courteous service to those seeking information and assistance.  Monitors and replenishes office supplies as needed. Performs other clerical tasks as assigned by the Department Director or designee.



  • High school diploma or GED; Associate's Degree in business or general studies preferred
  • Two (2) years of experience as a receptionist, front office representative, or similar role, including hands-on experience with multi-line telephone, copier, scanner, and printer
  • Strong customer service and communication skills, with the ability to interact tactfully and professionally with a diverse group 
  • Proficient in the Microsoft Office suite of products (specifically Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook)
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment by telephone or in person with courtesy, tact, speed and accuracy
  • Ability to work independently and be proactive and resourceful with general supervision
  • Knowledge of correct English usage, including spelling, grammar and punctuation
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish preferred


All applicants tentatively selected for a position with Beaufort County Council will be required to submit to urinalysis to screen for the illegal use of drugs and to a background check prior to appointment. Employment is contingent upon clearing both the drug screening and background investigation. EOE