General Services Aide

State of Utah

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Job Description


General Services Aide – Administration Division

The Attorney General’s Office has an immediate opening for a General Services Aide to work in the Administration Division. Incumbents in this job are tasked with collecting and distributing mail and/or documents. Employee will perform general, non-skilled office tasks. Duties also include picking up and distributing supplies.

This is a great opportunity for college students or others who would like to work in a professional office on a part-time basis.

A valid drivers license and the ability to pass a background check are required.

Example of Duties

Example of tasks a General Service Aide will perform:

Sorts and distributes incoming and outgoing U.S. and interoffice mail.
Maintains and/or creates files or record keeping systems. Sorts, labels, files and retrieves documents, or other materials.
Sorts documents using both numerical and alphabetical methods; checks to ensure items attached to correct document.
Drives a car, passenger or courier van, bus, or truck for pick-up and delivery of materials, or transportation of staff, clients, inmates, etc.
Ensures that there is an adequate supply of materials available. Receives, inspects, and stores equipment, merchandise, commodities, materials, and/or supplies.

Typical Qualifications


The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.
The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
The ability to communicate information and ideas in writing so others will understand.
The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.
The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.
The ability to combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions (includes finding a relationship among seemingly unrelated events).
The ability to arrange things or actions in a certain order or pattern according to a specific rule or set of rules (e.g., patterns of numbers, letters, words, pictures, mathematical operations).
The ability to generate or use different sets of rules for combining or grouping things in different ways.
The ability to identify and understand the speech of another person.
The ability to speak clearly so others can understand you.
Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
Talking to others to convey information effectively.
Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
Actively looking for ways to help people.
Managing one’s own time and the time of others.
Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.

Supplemental Information


Valid driver license required to drive a motor vehicle on a highway in this state per UCA53-3-202(1)(a).
Work requires physical exertion. May require the ability to stand; walk over rough surfaces; bend, crouch, stoop, stretch, reach, lift moderately heavy items (over 50 lbs.) in a recurring manner and/or for long periods of time.
Other duties as specified

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