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SC Department of Public Safety FOIA Administrative Assistant in Richland County, South Carolina

Job Responsibilities

Assists the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Manager by responding in a timely and courteous manner to FOIA requests, including research, entering new requests into the database, working with divisions of SCDPS to gather requested information, applicable documents and media, and prepare and redact materials for release according to state law, to include AXON videos.

Assists in fielding and responding to telephone inquiries, mail and e-mail regarding FOIA requests. Must be able to prioritize work flow in conjunction with FOIA manager.

Performs administrative functions such as answering phones, filing, and copying.

Sends invoices and collects payment for FOIA fees authorized by law.

Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum and Additional Requirements

State Minimum Requirements:

A high school diploma and work experience that is directly related to the area of employment. A bachelor's degree may be substituted for the related work experience.

Agency Additional Requirements:

Strong administrative capabilities including organizational and computer/database skills.

Word processing, database management, and automated record keeping skills.

Ability to coordinate diverse administrative functions.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.

Ability to communicate effectively.

Additional Comments

Ability to work in a fast paced environment, under deadlines with high attention to detail. Must be able to perform repetitive tasks and sit for extended periods in front of a computer monitor.

The South Carolina Department of Public Safety is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, pregnancy (including childbirth or related medical conditions), or national origin. The department prohibits discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, pregnancy (including childbirth or related medical conditions), or national origin.

Salary: $27,527.00 - $50,930.00 Annually

Location: Richland County, SC

Job Type: FTE - Full-Time

Job Number: 112136

Closing: 4/18/2021 11:59 PM Eastern

Class Code: AA75

Position Number: 60023676

Normal Work Schedule: Monday - Friday (8:30 - 5:00)

Pay Band: Band 4

Hiring Range - Min.: $32,500.00

Hiring Range - Max.: $36,000.00

Opening Date: 04/07/2021

EEO Statement: Equal Opportunity Employer

Agency Specific Application Procedures: *ALL APPLICANTS MUST APPLY ONLINE. ALL CORRESPONDENCE FROM THE OFFICE OF HUMAN RESOURCES WILL BE THROUGH ELECTRONIC MAIL.*

Veteran Preference Statement: South Carolina is making our Veterans a priority for employment in state agencies and institutions.

Agency: State of South Carolina Department of Public Safety

Address: SCDPS/OHR P.O. Box 1993 Blythewood, South Carolina, 29016

Phone: 803-896-0274

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