Administrative Assistant 3- Lacey, WA

Employer: Washington Dept. of Ecology

Job Description:
Please Note: The pay listed above includes the 3.25% pay increase that will go into effect on July 1, 2022.

In this role, you will learn more about the science of the Environmental Assessment Program and will work with staff both remotely and in-person. You will have an opportunity to create and improve internal processes and procedures as seen fit within the Agency guidelines. This role affords you the opportunity to gain knowledge and experience to help prepare you to grow into an executive administrative assistant role.

What you will do:
- Direct Administrative Support to Section Managers and Supervisors.
- HR paperwork Liaison.
- Outlook - Scheduling & attending calls/meetings & calendaring.
- Activity Tracker.
- Assist with Event planning, virtual (Teams, Zoom).
- SharePoint contributor/owner for the Program.
- Contact for all program communications (Calendaring & weekly emails).
- Serve as a back up to the Purchasing Tech & Forms and records Analyst (records retention/Public Disclosure).

Required Qualifications:
Experience for both required and desired qualifications can be gained through various combinations of formal professional employment, educational, and volunteer experience. See below for how you may qualify.

Four (4) years of combined experience and/or education:

Experience in: clerical, secretarial, bookkeeping, accounting, or general administrative office work experience.

Education: A High School Diploma or GED OR College level coursework involving a major study in business administration, public administration or closely allied field may substitute year-for-year for experience.

All experience and education combinations that meet the requirements for this position:

Possible Combinations
College credit hours or degree – as listed above
Years of required experience – as listed above

Combination 1
High School Diploma or equivalent.
4 years of experience

Combination 2
30-59 semester or 45-89 quarter credits.
3 years of experience

Combination 3
60-89 semester or 90-134 quarter credits (AA degree).
2 years of experience

Combination 4
90-119 semester or 135-179 quarter credits.
1 year of experience

Combination 5
A Bachelor's Degree
0 years of experience


One year of experience as an Administrative Assistant 2, at the Department of Ecology.

Special Requirements/Conditions of Employment:
Possess and maintain a valid driver’s license.

Supplemental Information
Ecology seeks diverse applicants: We view diversity, equity, inclusion, and respect through a broad lens including race, ethnicity, class, age, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, immigration status, military background, language, education, life experience, physical disability, neurodiversity, and intersectional identities. Qualified candidates from all backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

Contact Person:
Location: Lacey, WA
Application Method:
Base Pay: $38,952 - $50,580/ YR

Posted on June 28, 2022

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