Support Specialist Ll-Murfreesboro Police Department City of Murfreesboro, TN Murfreesboro

Title Support Specialist Ll-murfreesboro Police Department
Date 10 September 2020
Company City of Murfreesboro, TN
City Murfreesboro

Short Description :

Staff or other Departments The purpose of this position is to provide skilled administrative and clerical support for City Departments Employees may choose from either a PPO or HRA plan design based on which plan best serves their personal needsThe City currently pays for 80 of ,…

Full Description :

The purpose of this position is to provide skilled administrative and clerical support for City Departments.


Essential Functions:

  • Answers telephone inquiries from the public and direct calls to staff or other Departments; receives and communicates messages, oral and written, to and from citizens, customers, staff, and other City personnel.
  • Creates and maintains spreadsheets, electronic and paper files, and documents.
  • Processes invoices for payment; codes bills with proper account numbers and line items from the budget; scans invoices for record keeping; and enters invoices into financial software, balances invoices before releasing for approvals.
  • Prepares and types correspondence, memos, reports and records pertaining to administrative information; proofreads letters/memos for typographical or spelling errors.
  • Researches invoices and vendor request.
  • Calculates and deposits monies and issues receipts.
  • Maintain files for day-to-day operations.
  • Assists with mailing of payments, through US and interdepartmental, and routes to the intended recipient; prepares packages and envelopes for mailing. Assists with third-party package carriers.
  • Orders office supplies and assists with projects as requested.
  • Uses computer software and performs administrative office duties as assigned.
  • Performs other work as assigned.
Physical Demands:
  • Performs work that involves walking or standing some of the time.
  • Involves exerting up to ten (10) pounds of force on a regular and recurring basis and sustained keyboard operations.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Requires High School diploma or GED equivalent.
  • Must have two (2) years of experience in office administration, clerical duties, or closely related.
Special Certifications and Licenses:
  • None.
The City of Murfreesboro is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
City Employee Benefits

The City of Murfreesboro offers competitive salaries and an excellent benefit program.

Health Insurance
Medical care and hospitalization benefits are available through Blue Cross Blue Shield of TN (BCBST). Employees may choose from either a PPO or HRA plan design based on which plan best serves their personal needs.

The City currently pays for 80% of the premium amount with the employees share paid on a pre-tax, tax-free basis.

Dental Insurance
Dental coverage is available through Delta Dental of Tennessee. The plan provide coverage for prevention of dental diseases and problems, designated restoration and repair procedures, and orthodontics.
Flexible Spending Account Benefit
The City has a Flexible Spending Account Benefit (Section 125 Cafeteria Plan) allowing insurance premiums, medical expenses and dependent expenses to be paid with before tax dollars on an annual set aside basis.
Long Term Disability Benefits
Long Term Disability insurance is provided through Cigna to employees at no cost. In the event a full-time employee becomes totally disabled, after a 90-day elimination period, the employee shall be entitled to receive monthly disability benefits equal to 60% of the employee's pre-disability monthly compensation.
Life Insurance
Life and AD&D insurance is provided through Minnesota Life at no cost to the employee. Full-time employee's named beneficiary will be paid basic life insurance benefits in the amount of two times the employee's annual earnings to the next $1,000. Accidental Death and Dismemberment is equal to the amount of the employee's life insurance.

Voluntary Term Life is available to employees, spouses and their eligible dependents. Premium amounts for the employees and spouses are based on age.

Holiday Pay

The City observes eleven (11) paid holidays a year, which are:

New Year's Day

Martin Luther King Day

President's Day

Memorial Day

Independence Day

Labor Day

Veteran's Day

Thanksgiving Day

Friday Following Thanksgiving Day

Christmas Eve

Christmas Day

Annual Leave
Vacation is accrued per pay period at a rate of up to ten (10) paid days a year, based on hours worked, and then increases with years of service as follows:

After one complete year up to 10 working days
After five complete years up to 12 working days
After ten complete years up to 14 working days
After 15 complete years up to 15 working days
After 16 complete years up to 16 working days
After 17 complete years up to 17 working days
After 18 complete years up to 18 working days
After 19 complete years up to 19 working days
After 20 complete years up to 20 working days

Sick Leave
Sick leave is earned on a daily basis by regular, full-time employees who are actively at work (as defined by City polices). Firefighters earn up of 12 hours of sick leave per month; all other employees can earn up to 1 day per month. Sick leave accrues without limitation.
Employee Assistance Program
An Employee Assistance Program (EAP) through LifeServices is available at no cost. Employee and eligible family members are each provided up to 6 visits per episode per contract year beginning January 1st.
Employees hired after 7/1/2010 are required to participate in a 401(a) by contributing a mandatory 3% pre-tax deferral amount administered by ICMA-RC. The City match amount is 3%. A 457 plan through ICMA-RC is also available for employees who want to contribute an additional amount on a voluntary basis. The maximum amount of contribution on the 457 cannot exceed $17,000 annually. The City will provide an equal match for an employee's voluntary 457 contribution for up to 5% of salary. The total City's match amount will not exceed 8% for the 401(a) and 457 combined.

The City's normal retirement age is 55 for police officers and firefighters and 65 for all other employees. Employees with 30 years of service who are 55 years old are also eligible for normal retirement. Early retirement benefits are available at age 55 and 25 years of service or age 62 with 20 years of service.

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