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Administrative & Purchasing Assistant

Department:Administration & Purchasing
Updated:12/1/11
Reviewed:1/1/12
Approved STPUD:NH
Approved UNION:CS

Job Summary

Under the general supervision of the Executive Services Manager assists in records management and performs a wide variety of specialized and technical office support. Under the general supervision of Purchasing Agent, assists in purchasing goods and services, and performs a wide variety of specialized and technical office support, analytical, and reporting duties. This position works half-time for the Executive Services Manager and half-time for the Purchasing Agent.

Job Physical Requirements Analysis

Job Specific Body Movements Occasionally
1/3 of time or less
Frequently
1/3 – 2/3 of time
Continuously
More than 2/3 of time
Sitting  90% of day
Standing15% of day  
Walking5% of day  
Driving1% of day  
Hearing100% of day  
Speaking 40% of day 
Lifting 1-20 lbsX  
Lifting 20-50 lbsX  
Lifting 50+ lbsN/A  
Working/reaching above shoulderX  
Working w/arms extended @ shoulder levelX  
Working with body bent over at waistX  
Working in kneeling positionX  
CrawlingX  
Climbing stairsX  
Climbing ladderN/A  
Major HandX  
PullingX  
PushingX  
Fine Manipulation X 
Typing/Keyboard X 
Writing X 
Simple GraspingX  
Filing X 
Power GripX  
ToolsX  
EquipmentX  
Hand Twisting X 
Folding X 

Height from Floor of Objects to Be Reached or Worked On:

Object Height
Shelves6 feet
Files1-5 feet

Equipment Used

Personal computer, imaging equipment, copy machine, fax machine, ten-key calculator, bar-coding scanner, and other standard office equipment. May occasionally use forklift.

Working Conditions

Working environment is an office with a desk, computer workstation, and typewriter; located at a wastewater treatment plant (some exposure to chemicals and odors). Secondary working environment includes an office, vehicle area, and inventory storage areas, including an upstairs section; may involve entering other buildings on and off-site; loading and unloading shipments (including chemicals) indoors and outdoors.