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Administrative Specialist - City of Redmond ( Job # 13-0047)

This job is closed.

Minimum Salary: $3,184.00 per month
Maximum Salary: $4,821.00 per month
Employment Type: Full Time
Department: Planning & Community Development
Closes: June 21, 2013 at 11:30 PM
(Open to current employees and the general public.)


The City of Redmond will also be creating an eligibility list from this pool of applicants for future openings.

Under the supervision of the Development Engineering Manager, this position performs a variety of administrative support duties for the Development Services section of the Planning Department.


Duties include but are not limited to: issuing and tracking right-of-way, hydrant, and special use permits; tracking and releasing performance, maintenance, and cash bonds; invoicing for permits; monitoring developer payment agreements; composing correspondence; editing the work of other staff; initiating reports; developing and monitoring budgets; gathering, compiling, and maintaining data; creating spreadsheets, tables, and presentations; responding to questions from the public; and performing other duties as assigned.


Knowledge of:  general office practices, procedures and equipment; local government structure, City policies and procedures.

Skill in:  customer service and interpersonal communications; personal computer and software (MS Office - Word, Excel, Outlook); basic bookkeeping; proofreading; maintaining databases and records; preparing reports and presentations.

Ability to:  determine work priorities and handle routine and non-routine matters; establish and maintain file management systems; work independently and cooperatively with others; establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers, vendors and the public; communicate effectively and tactfully both verbally and in writing; resolve issues with a positive outcome.

Education and Experience:

High school diploma or GED and five (5) years of progressively responsible administrative support experience.  Relevant certification or higher education coursework desired.

Licenses/Other Requirements:

Valid Washington State Driver’s License with a driving record that meets City standards.  Fulfillment of bargaining unit agreement membership is required within 30 days of hire.

Working Conditions:

Work is performed primarily in an office environment. May occasionally be required to lift boxes or files, usually not exceeding 30 pounds.


The City of Redmond offers an excellent benefit package including medical, dental and vision, retirement, sick leave, holidays and vacation.

City Values:

Integrity:  We demonstrate sound, honest, truthful and consistent actions.

Accountability:  We take ownership of our actions and responsibilities.

Commitment to Service:  We are dedicated to seeking solutions for our community.

Selection Process:

Please submit a resume with your application.

Candidates who are selected to interview will be required to complete a Background Authorization



City Hall
15670 NE 85th Street
Redmond, WA 98052