Human Resources Department
212 SW 9th St
Lawton, OK  73501


Job Title:

SENIOR SECRETARY       Emergency 3 Day Posting
Announcement #:2513
Location: Community Services Department / Licenses & Permits Division
Beginning Salary:      $1,024.00
Closing Date: 5 pm August 22, 2014
Status: Full-time     Requires typing and spelling test given in the HR Department

Position Purpose

Performs a variety of routine and complex clerical, secretarial and administrative work in keeping official records, providing administrative support to the departmental management and staff, and assisting in the administration of the standard operating policies and procedures of the department.

Job Duties/Knowledge

Ability to get along well with others. Assists in the procurement of departmental materials and supplies. Operates a variety of office machines including personal computers, printers, scanners, CDROMS, fax machines, postage machines, and copy machines. Prepares and monitors various types of work orders, requisitions and invoices.  Composes, types, and edits a variety of correspondence requiring judgment as to content, accuracy, and completeness. Inputs data to forms; makes simple postings to accounts; compiles data for various reports. Reviews office budget accounts and writes requisitions to arrange payments. Plans conferences and training sessions; coordinates travel plans for l staff. Prepares records, notices, minutes, and resolutions. Acts as custodian of departmental documents and records. Establishes and maintains filing systems, controls records and indexes using moderate independent judgment. Maintains and prepares all department staff personnel records. Prepares agenda packets, takes minutes and prepares agendas as required.  Balances daily money received by the department and prepares daily deposit forms

Requirement-Education & Experience

Must have valid typing and spelling scores taken in the Human Resources office and be less than one (1) year old.  Tests may be taken on a walk in basis between the hours of 9:00 to 11:15 am and 1:00 pm to 4:15 pm.  A picture ID is required. It is the applicant’s responsibility to submit test scores. Tests must be on file prior to closing date of position. Possession of a valid driver’s license.  Graduation from high school or GED equivalent with specialized course work in general office practices such as typing, filing, accounting and bookkeeping, and two years of increasingly responsible related experience. 






Apply (Adobe Acrobat Format)

Or apply at:  Human Resources Department, 212 SW 9th, Lawton OK   73501  Phone: (580) 581-3392  Fax:  (580) 581-3530

The City of Lawton affords equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, or disability status.

This position requires successful completion of a City of Lawton drug screen and/or physical as a condition of employment.