Administrative Assistant 2 – Director’s Office – Part-Time – Permanent – *16608-22

Updated: 2 months ago
Location: Ridgefield, WASHINGTON
Job Type: PartTime
Deadline: 11 Dec 2022

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Department of Fish and Wildlife
Ridgefield, Wa
Job Category
Part Time Vacancies
$17.38 - $22.50 Hourly
Last Date to Apply
PART-TIME/PERMANENT ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT 2 Director’s Office Ridgefield, Washington – Clark County Do you have a strong background in administration and customer service, and are looking for a challenge? Have you been told you have an eye for details and exceptional organizational skills? As our Administrative Assistant, you will provide support services to Enforcement, Fish, Habitat and Wildlife programs and the Director’s office within the assigned region. If this sounds like a perfect opportunity, apply today to become a member of the WDFW team! This is an opportunity to assist with the preparation of materials for presentations and special projects. With your experience to explain and interpret complex rules, policies, and operating procedures to internal and external customers. You thrive on building collaboration and teamwork, assisting customer service staff and provides support as needed or requested. We are seeking a candidate to understand and implement complex agency rules, policies, and operating procedures. Duties Our Administrative Assistant, Confidentially manages email and calendar communications for Program Managers and Enforcement Captain. Processes invoices and prepares Order Payment Forms at the supervisor’s discretion. Schedules and tracks District Team Meetings. Coordinates meeting logistics, scheduling, and preparation as well as note taking as requested. Monitors and provides status updates for public disclosure requests, records management, and litigation holds. Processes Permit applications and monitors to ensure routing and approval meet required timelines. Creates, edits, and reviews documents and correspondence for accuracy, completeness, and compliance with agency and program requirements. Track P-Card completion and assist staff with rules and regulations for new acquisition of cards and compliance. Creates and maintains electronic and manual filing systems and databases. Maintains office supply, equipment, uniforms, and PPE, as needed. Updates program and personnel directories, as needed. Serves as the Vehicle and Electronic Device Coordinator for Regional Program Managers and Enforcement Captain as requested. WORKING CONDITIONS: Work Setting, including hazards: Duties are performed in a busy office setting. This position requires extensive computer use. Incumbent must be able to work with frequent interruptions and competing priorities. Opportunity to support staff in field work may be provided. Occasional interaction with wildlife may occur. May be called on to respond to a variety of requests while working alone and managing multiple projects. The incumbent may be required to lift or move up to 30 lbs. and climb an 8 ft. ladder to perform minor office maintenance. Schedule: This position is a minimum of 20 hours per week; may be more during heavy workload periods; flexible work schedule during core business hours. Workload demands may require work outside the assigned work hours and adjustment of work schedules. Travel Requirements: Some travel may be required throughout the State to attend training, meetings, and conferences. Occasional overnight travel may be required. Must meet the agency requirements for driving personal and state vehicles. Tools and Equipment: Computer, computer peripherals, and required software programs e.g., Microsoft Office Suite, agency specific programs, VoIP telephones, radios, projectors, video conferencing equipment, cell phones, internet access as well as Wi-Fi; business hub printer/fax/copier/scanner and postage meter. Customer Interactions: Customer service is an integral aspect for department success. Works with internal and external customers daily.
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Formal education will substitute year-for-year for experience. High school graduation or GED. AND Two (2) years of progressively responsible experience in office/clerical, secretarial, bookkeeping, accounting, or general administrative work. OR One (1) year of experience as an Administrative Assistant 1. License: Valid driver’s license. In addition to the above: Strong organizational skills, time management and self-management skills. Ability to communicate clearly, and concisely both verbally and in writing is essential. Professional communication and inter-personal skills. Ability to work with a wide range of individuals. Ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects and competing deadlines. Results-driven and self-starter. Skillfully type when composing letters, memos and emails or performing data entry work. Skilled in navigating and use of online and collaborating within virtual platforms. Knowledge and application of Microsoft Office Suite e.g., Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook to manage and track documents, reports, spreadsheets, databases, etc. Ability to protect and maintain confidentiality. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Professional office experience. Comprehensive working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite. An interest in working with natural resource issues, knowledge of Washington Fish and Wildlife species and recreational and commercial activities. Be results-oriented and maintain effective working relationships. CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT: WDFW requires all employees to be fully vaccinated with the COVID-19 vaccine as a condition of employment. You will be required to provide proof of vaccination as part of the hiring process. Please do not upload your vaccination documentation with your application materials - your vaccination status will be verified by your supervisor before you will be allowed to work. Exemptions may be granted for religious or medical purposes. Supplemental Information Please note: Failure to follow the instructions below may lead to disqualification. In order to successfully apply for this position, you MUST complete your profile at and attach the following to your profile before completing the online application: A cover letter describing how you meet the qualifications of this position (Generic cover letter will not be accepted). A current resume. Three professional references. IMPORTANT NOTES: All new employees must complete an Employment Eligibility Verification Form (I-9 Form) on their first day of work. If hired for this or any position at WDFW, you will be required to provide documentation proving you are eligible to work in the United States. For a list of acceptable documents, please use the following link: JOIN THE WDFW TEAM: Learn about our agency and the perks of working for WDFW! The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife has some of the most talented people in the natural resource field. We celebrate and value diversity, appreciating that a workforce composed of those from different backgrounds and experiences creates an inclusive environment, strengthens positive relationships with the local community, and brings new perspectives and approaches to fulfilling the agency’s mission. We value demonstrated skill in living WDFW values of Accountability, Service, Professionalism, Integrity, Respect, and Empathy (ASPIRE). WDFW employees may be eligible for the following: Medical/Dental/Vision for employee & dependent(s), Public Employees Retirement System (PERS), Vacation, Sick, and other Leave*, 11 Paid Holidays per year*, Public Service Loan Forgiveness, Tuition Waiver, Long Term Disability & Life Insurance, Deferred Compensation Programs, Dependent Care Assistance Program (DCAP), Flexible Spending Arrangement (FSA), Employee Assistance Program, Commute Trip Reduction Incentives (Download PDF reader), Combined Fund Drive, SmartHealth. VETERAN PREFERENCE NOTICE: To take advantage of veteran preference, please do the following: Email a copy of your DD214 (Member 4 copy), NGB 22 or USDVA signed verification of service letter to Subject line should include recruitment number, position, and Vet (for example: #10155 Biologist 1 – Veteran) Include your name as it appears on your application in MILITARY SPOUSE PREFERENCE NOTICE: To take advantage of military spouse preference, please do the following: Notify us of your military spouse status by email at Subject line should include recruitment number, position, and MS (for example: #10155 Biologist 1 – MS) Include your name as it appears on your application in Note: Please blackout any PII (personally identifiable information) data such as social security numbers. For further information, please contact us at As part of WDFW’s efforts to advance respectful and inclusive work environments, the Agency expects inclusivity as part of our professional interactions and communications. Therefore, we want to ensure that all individuals feel welcome, are treated fairly and respectfully. All staff are empowered to fully contribute to serving their work unit, Agency, and the citizens of Washington. The Department of Fish and Wildlife is an equal opportunity employer. We strive to create a working environment that includes and respects cultural, racial, ethnic, sexual orientation and gender identity diversity. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, persons of disability, persons over 40 years of age, disabled and Vietnam era veterans and people of all sexual orientations and gender identities are encouraged to apply. Persons needing accommodation in the application process or this announcement in an alternative format may call (360) 902-2276 or the Telecommunications Device for the Deaf (TDD) at (800) 833-6388. If you are having technical difficulties creating, accessing, or completing your application, please call NEOGOV toll-free at (855) 524-5627 or
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