Commonwealth of Kentucky

Administrative Assistant (Various Cabinets)

Company Description

Thank you for your interest in non-merit (governor appointed) career opportunities with the Commonwealth of Kentucky, the state's largest employer. Employment with the Commonwealth offers team members a satisfying career in civil service. Whether you are helping to provide essential benefits to children, generating job growth, protecting the most vulnerable or building Kentucky roads and facilities, your contribution is making a difference in the lives of your fellow Kentuckians.

Job Details

Perform office support of an administrative nature and facilitate management details for a director, commissioner or an equivalent position. Perform other duties as required.

Tasks may include:

  • Assist in performing general office functions.

  • Take and transcribe dictation.

  • Draft and type correspondence for signatures.

  • Take and compile minutes at staff meetings.

  • Schedule appointments and meetings.

  • Maintain files, including correspondence, documents and other informational records and reports.

  • Track legal cases and legislative bills, etc.

  • Manage travel arrangements, reservations, expenditures and monthly reports.

  • Answer telephone inquiries, greet and assist visitors, distribute the mail, maintain time and attendance, etc.

*Upon appointment, employees in this class may be required to maintain a valid driver’s license and required to drive a licensed vehicle. This status may be necessary for the length of time in this class. If this is necessary, it will be listed in the specific position description for that position. Applicants and employees in this job title may be required to submit a drug screening test and background check. Applicants and employees in positions which perform job duties that may require contact with offenders in the custody or supervision of the Department of Corrections or with youth in the care, custody, or supervision of the Department of Juvenile Justice must meet qualifications pursuant to the federal Prison Rape Elimination Act, 28 C.F.R.115.17 and 115.317.

The Commonwealth of Kentucky does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or veteran status. Reasonable accommodations are provided upon request.

  • July 18, 2018
  • 14-14-53


After reviewing the "Job Details" section on this page, please submit the brief form below. Upon your submission, you will immediately be given the option to complete a one-way video interview using a smartphone, tablet or computer with camera capabilities. You will also receive an email containing a link to navigate back to the one-way video interview, should you wish to complete the interview later.

As positions become available across various cabinets, submissions to this posting may be reviewed and shared with hiring managers. Separately, if you have not already, please submit an official non-merit application into the state’s database: located here.

Thank you for your interest in serving the Commonwealth!

(Contact if you believe you have already completed an applicable one-way video interview.)

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