Executive Secretary (AG)

Date:  Jul 3, 2024


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Requisition No: 830571 

Agency: Florida Legislature

Working Title: Executive Secretary (AG)

Pay Plan: Legislature

Salary:  33,000.00 

Posting Closing Date: 11/04/2024 

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The Florida Legislature

Job Title

Executive Secretary (AG)

General Summary

This is executive secretarial work that includes duties of an administrative nature for the head of a legislative unit or office.

Examples of Work Performed

  • Maintains appointment calendar, prepares itineraries, and schedules meetings and conferences; informs participants of topics to be discussed and may provide them with background information.
  • Processes, screens, and distributes incoming mail; prepares replies to routine correspondence for signature.
  • Types correspondence, memos, reports, and other administrative forms.  May take dictation of confidential correspondence and official documents.  Reviews all typed materials for grammar, punctuation, and content.
  • Serves as office receptionist; greets, announces, and routes visitors; answers and routes incoming calls.
  • Coordinates and assists in the preparation of special reports.  Interprets rules, regulations, and policies; provides the information for the resolution of problems.
  • Completes research assignments and projects as directed.
  • Compiles and analyzes data for administrative decisions.
  • Maintains files of office correspondence, research materials, and related information.
  • Makes travel arrangements for staff and prepares travel vouchers.
  • Maintains adequate office supplies for use by staff.
  • Prepares local purchase orders and purchase requisitions.
  • May direct and train secretarial and clerical employees in carrying out assignments.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of basic secretarial and office management skills.
  • Knowledge of the legislative process.
  • Knowledge of filing practices.
  • Knowledge of personal computer programs.
  • Skill in typing and in word processing.
  • Ability to compose routine correspondence.
  • Ability to independently carry out minor administrative functions and general office duties.
  • Ability to organize files and other records.
  • Ability to operate general office equipment.
  • Ability to pay extreme attention to detail and review work for accuracy and quality of content.
  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing and have strong interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to handle confidential information.
  • Ability to use correct spelling, punctuation, and grammar.
  • Ability to organize work, follow and interpret instructions.
  • Ability to work cooperatively as a team member and to contribute to the effective internal functioning of the operation.
  • Ability to train others.
  • Ability to supervise people.

Minimum Qualifications

A high school diploma or its equivalent and two years of secretarial and/or clerical experience.

Possession of a Certified Professional Secretary (CPS) Certificate can substitute for the required experience.

College education can substitute at the rate of 30 semester or 45 quarter hours for each year of the required work experience.

Vocational/technical training in an area of secretarial science or office/business studies can substitute at the rate of 720 classroom hours for each year of the required work experience.

Special Requirement

Ability to type at a rate of 50 correct words per minute and to proficiently use word processing software.

Ability to take and transcribe dictation is optional as required by the supervisor.


Hiring salary commensurate with experience with an anticipated annual salary of $33,000 to $45,000.  The Auditor General offers a competitive benefits package.

Submission of Application

Please visit the Careers Page on the Auditor General's Web site to view other Auditor positions and to download an application.


Applications are available through the Florida Legislature's web site Online Sunshine and in Room 701 of the Claude Pepper Building.

Accommodation for Disability

If an accommodation is needed for a disability, please notify Human Resources at (850) 488-6803.


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The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.

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