Administrative Assistant - Bartow, FL

ACTS is a non profit organization that has been serving the community for over 30 years  providing individualized behavioral health services in substance abuse and mental health. ACTS mission is to apply the best of contemporary physical and behavioral health interventions and social support services available to assist individuals and families to engage and succeed in Recovery.


The Administrative Assistant (Sr. Clerk Specialist) is to perform clerical work, provide technical support and assistance to a department within the Juvenile Assessment Center. 


Pre-requisite Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or GED and one year of computer or progressively responsible  experience .
  • Basic knowledge of computer and software usage and able to type at least 30 accurate words per minute.
  • Must have experience working with general public, ability to communicate effectively, and ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.
  • All ACTS, Inc. employees must be able and willing to work when expected to accommodate program and/or agency needs, participate in the agency's Quality Improvement Program and attend all assigned/required trainings, practice on-the-job safety at all times, and demonstrate the ability to communicate and work with others and be respectful of peers, supervisors, clients, guests, etc. If required by contract or administrative rule, must fully participate in NAPPI (crisis intervention) training and able to apply same to work setting.

Scope of Responsibility:  Responsible for timely completion of administrative and clerical needs for the agency, program or function as directed.  Remains up-to-date on agency needs and systems, and communicates with supervisors regularly on upcoming duties.

Core Responsibilities/Essential Functions:

  • Type correspondence, memoranda, reports, records, forms and other documents from rough drafts, notes and/or oral instructions.
  • Operate computer with various programs including on-line services.
  • Operate and / or utilize a variety of standard business and office machines and equipment including computer, typewriters, word processors, telecommunications terminals, calculators, copiers, etc.
  • Compile and verify information, including scheduled appointments flow when applicable
  • Maintains logs of materials processed
  • Organize/maintain a department filing system.
  • May perform research and data gathering activities.

The omission of specific statements does not preclude management from assigning specific duties not listed herein if such duties are a logical assignment to position.

ACTS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. ACTS is an EEO/AA DFWP Employer.