Huron County Commissioner’s Receptionist


Position Title:          Receptionist

Posted date:                         
Reports to:                Administrator/ Clerk

FLSA Status:             Unclassified/ non-Exempt

Hours:                        Part-time (24-29 hours per week, as needed)

Revision Date:         1/16/24

Job Summary: Executes a variety of receptionist/clerical duties under the direction of the Huron County Commissioner’s Administrator/Clerk. This position will support the office by managing communications, greeting, and directing individuals to desired locations, indexing journals, and transcribing meeting minutes along with various other clerical tasks.

Starting Wage: $13.00-$15.00 per hour

Essential Functions:

  • Performs receptionist/clerical duties and administration support.
  • Manages and distributes communication as required.
  • Greets and directs individuals to desired locations.
  • Prepares correspondence and proofreads to ensure accuracy.
  • Indexes Commissioners’ journal.
  • Scans, processes, and organizes county files.
  • Transcribes meeting minutes.
  • Maintains accurate records and communicates effectively.
  • Handles sensitive inquiries and contacts with officials and the general public.
  • Safeguards information of a confidential or sensitive nature.
  • All other duties requested by the Administrator/Clerk.  
  • Maintains regular and predictable attendance.
  • Develops and maintains effective working relationships.

Non-Essential Functions:

  • Travels in and out of county to attend meetings, trainings, workshops, and other functions as directed.

Preferred Knowledge and Skills:

  • Knowledge of government structure and process.
  • Knowledge of Huron County policies and procedures.
  • Knowledge of County services and office locations.
  • Skilled in Microsoft Suite and scanning software.
  • Skill in effective oral and written communication.
  • Ability to meet strict deadlines.
  • Ability to communicate and work effectively with others.
  • Ability to learn new computer programs and software.
  • Ability to maintain confidential information.
  • Ability to work independently on assigned tasks as well as accept direction on given assignments
  • Ability to multitask while maintaining organization of county files.

Required Education and Experience:

  • High school graduate/GED.

Preferred Education and Experience:

  • Experience in public sector
  • Notary Public

Equipment Operation:

All office equipment, including, but not limited to, computers, keyboards, telephone system equipment, copiers, scanners, recorders, projectors, and facsimile machines.

Work Environment:

Most work is performed indoors in a climate-controlled environment.  The job requires sitting (sometimes for long periods), standing, walking, bending, stooping, and light lifting (20 pounds), pulling, or reaching. Must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation.

If interested submit Resume and Employment Application to Lara Hozalski, Deputy Director of Human Resources, 12 E. Main Street, Suite 513 or

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