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Processing Assistant 4000262

Date: Sep 14, 2021

Location: Durham, NC, US, 27701

Company: Durham County

Durham County Government employs approximately 1,900 employees that work towards providing needed services throughout the community. With a wide array of services, Durham County Government is at the heart of a rapidly growing and diverse area offering residents, employees and visitors exciting opportunities to live, work, grow and play. For more information about Durham County Government, visit









Durham County Sheriffs Office

DATE POSTED:            

Septmeber 14, 2021

CLOSING DATE:           

September 22, 2021`





POSITION NUMBER:            



Full time



General Description


The purpose of this job is to perform a variety of office and/or technical tasks to accomplish the specialized processing of information, documents or materials.  Specific assignments may vary dependent upon the department assigned.


This position works under close to general supervision according to set procedures but determines how or when to complete tasks.


Duties and Responsibilities


The functions listed below are those that represent the majority of the time spent working in this position. Management may assign additional functions related to the type of work of the position as necessary.


  • Reviews documents for completion, verification, problem identification and resolution.
  • Enters and updates required client data into appropriate electronic or file systems.
  • Prepares statistical, financial, and/or other record keeping.
  • Assist the public by receiving and providing information and problem-solving.
  • Maintains and manages files.
  • Composes, calculates, and determines if files require action or is in compliance.
  • Uses standard office systems to establish, retrieve, verify, research, update and/or authorize processing actions.
  • Sorts and prepare documents for scanning.
  • Sorts and distributes mail.
  • Performs related work as assigned.


Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:


Requires High School graduation or GED equivalent supplemented by one (1) year of clerical, office assistance or closely related experience; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.


Physical Demands:


Performs sedentary work that involves walking or standing some of the time and involves exerting up to 10 pounds of force on a regular and recurring basis or sustained keyboard operations.


Unavoidable Hazards (Work Environment):


  • None.


Special Certifications and Licenses:


  • None.


Americans with Disabilities Act Compliance


Durham County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  ADA requires Durham County to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified persons with disabilities. Prospective and current employees are encouraged to discuss ADA accommodations with management.


Durham County Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Nearest Major Market: Durham
Nearest Secondary Market: Raleigh