• Administrative Assistant - Planning & Zoning

    City of Cottonwood Human Resources Office
    Job Description
    Non-Exempt, full-time position. Range 13, Minimum of Salary of Complete Range: $14.76 per hour; Maximum of Salary of Complete Range: $21.75 per hour.
     
    DESCRIPTION:  This position is a high profile, professional position for administrative support of multiple programs to include planning, building, and code enforcement.  Public relations, organizational ability, and interpersonal skills are prerequisites for success.  Works under the general supervision of the Community Development Manager, plans, organizes, develops and coordinates administrative functions; performs administrative, secretarial and clerical duties in providing supportive efforts to the head of the department; and performs related duties as assigned.
     
    PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:  This classification is in an office environment requiring mostly sedentary activities for the majority of the workday. The physical demands described hereafter are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform them. The employee is expected to be able to sit, stand, walk, talk, hear, see, use hands and feet, feel objects such as office equipment and files and reach for materials at a customary height.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.
     
    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  
    • The equivalent of three (3) years of progressively responsible secretarial or administrative experience.
    • Must possess a valid driver’s license at time of application.
     
    DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS:  
    • Transcribe from a digital recording, handwritten, e-mail and a variety of drafts.
    • Two years of experience in implementing and maintaining manual filing systems.
    • Experience in a business, professional or governmental office performing a broad range of secretarial and administrative duties.
    • Self-initiative, ability to work independently from others, high degree of motivation.
    • Ability to relate positively to the general public, including lower-income, disabled, handicapped and elderly persons, as well as developers, business people, members of the press, political representatives and other professional persons.
    • Ability to speak clearly to individuals and small groups with a thorough understanding of the department’s mission, duties and responsibilities.
    Application (REQUIRED) available at (www.cottonwoodaz.gov). Additional information & a complete job description are available at the City of Cottonwood Human Resources Office, 816 N. Main St., Cottonwood, AZ 86326, or on the City website. Phone 928-340-2713. EOE/ADA.
     
    Closing date: 3:00 p.m., September 19, 2017 
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