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Administrative Assistant (Part-Time - 35 Hrs/Week) - City of Redmond ( Job # 14-0020)
Minimum Salary: $20.12 per hour
Maximum Salary: $26.16 per hour
Employment Type: Part Time
Department: Planning & Community Development
Closes: March 04, 2014 at 11:30 PM
(Open to current employees and the general public.)
Under the supervision of the Business Operations Manager, this position performs a variety of administrative support duties for the Planning and Community Development Department. Duties include but are not limited to: performing excellent customer service by greeting visitors, answering phones, and directing customers appropriately; composing routine correspondence; proofreading, editing, and formatting the work products of other staff; providing administrative support to the Planning Commission and Human Services Commission, including web publishing and assembling meeting packets; completing conference registrations according to Department and City policy and procedures; performing records management, including filing and assisting with records retention and storage; ordering supplies; coordinating large scale mailings; acting as main backup to department Administrative Specialist and Development Review Administrative Assistant; creating spreadsheets and presentations; performing other duties as assigned.
Hours and Duration:
This is a part-time position (35 hours per week) with prorated benefits. The incumbent will generally work Mon-Fri, 8 am - 4 pm. Flexibility to work occasional extra hours may be required.
Knowledge of: governmental policies, procedures, and operation is preferred; general office practices, methods, and procedures; business correspondence standards, including English, spelling, punctuation, and grammar; basic mathematics; and safe working procedures.
Skill in: MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint; performing excellent customer service; proofreading and document editing; maintaining data bases and records; preparing reports and presentations; and using website publishing software to perform website maintenance.
Ability to: determine work priorities and handle routine and nonroutine matters; work independently and cooperatively with others; write and edit documents and reports; create spreadsheets; establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers and the public; communicate effectively and tactfully both verbally and in writing; greet visitors and respond to requests; resolve issues with a positive outcome; handle sensitive paperwork with strict confidentiality; meet deadlines with short turnaround times; update web pages with a high level of competence.
Education and Experience:
High School diploma or GED and two (2) years clerical or administrative experience required. Public sector experience preferred.
Licenses and Requirements:
Valid Washington State Driver’s License by date of hire and a driving record that meets City standards. Must be able to successfully pass a criminal history and DMV background check.
Work is performed primarily in an office environment. May occasionally be required to lift boxes or files, usually not exceeding 30 pounds.
Fulfillment of bargaining unit membership is required within 30 days of hire.
The City of Redmond provides a generous benefits package including: medical, dental and vision benefits; paid sick leave, vacation and holidays; retirement; and life insurance.
City of Redmond 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.
Top scoring candidates will be contacted to participate in a written test tentatively scheduled for March 25, 2014. Interviews are tentatively scheduled for the week of April 7, 2014.
Candidates who are selected to interview will be required to complete a Background Authorization Form.
15670 NE 85th Street
Redmond, WA 98052