Employer: DSHS - Yakima Valley School
The Department of Social and Health Services has an exciting opportunity for a motivated Administrative Assistant 2 to join our team at Yakima Valley School.
With minimal supervision providing administrative and staff support services to the Support Services at Yakima Valley School under the direction of the Developmental Disabilities Administrator, you will enjoy full State of Washington employee benefits, and a chance to further our mission of Transforming Lives!
Some of what you’ll do:
Prepare coherent and meaningful reports
Organize confidential data related to residents and/or staff
Independently perform assignments requiring substantial knowledge of a variety of regulations, rules, and policies
Work with others in developing programs and plans
Provide clerical support for the support services department
Provide executive-level assistance by evaluating and prioritizing assignments
Manage data for large projects
Responsible for compiling and gathering department(s) information for YVS Newsletter
What we’re looking for:
Good attendance - Specialized Services depend on this position
Ability to work reliably with confidential information
Ability to prioritize work and schedule to accomplish various duties timely and efficiently
Ability to adapt quickly to program needs or unexpected assignments
Advanced computer skills including merging/sorting/using graphics, creating flyers and notices, and forms
Ability to effectively direct the work of others
Effective communication skills, both verbally and in writing
Who should apply?
One year of experience as an Administrative Assistant 1
A bachelor's degree in business administration, public administration, or closely allied field*, and two years of responsible office experience at the senior clerical level or higher
*Clerical or office work experience may be substituted for education on a year-for-year basis
Our Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS) mission to Transform Lives requires that we come together with a sense of belonging, common purpose, shared values, and meaningful work. It is crucial to our agency’s mission that you bring equity, anti-racism, and social justice commitment to your work with DSHS. We strive to create greater access and affirming representation of the communities we serve, including Black, Indigenous, and People of Color, people with physical, behavioral health, and intellectual disabilities, elders, LGBTQIA+ individuals, immigrants and refugees, and families building financial security.
Per Governor Inslee’s Proclamation, 21-14 (Download PDF reader) state employees must be fully vaccinated. Your vaccine status will be verified. Please note that medical or religious accommodation may be available, once an offer of employment is made.
Questions? Please contact DSHS Recruiter by email and reference #13285.
Prior to a new hire, a background check including criminal record history may be conducted. Information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment but will be considered in determining the applicant’s suitability and competence to perform in the job. This announcement may be used to fill multiple vacancies. Employees driving on state business must have a valid driver's license. Employees driving a privately owned vehicle on state business must have liability insurance on the privately owned vehicle.
Washington State Department of Social and Health Services is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in any area of employment, its programs or services on the basis of age, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity/expression, marital status, race, creed, color, national origin, religion or beliefs, political affiliation, military status, honorably discharged veteran, Vietnam Era, recently separated or other protected veteran status, the presence of any sensory, mental, physical disability or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal by a person with a disability, equal pay or genetic information. Persons requiring accommodation in the application process or this job announcement in an alternative format may contact the Recruiter at (360) 725-5810. Applicants who are deaf or hard of hearing may call through Washington Relay Service by dialing 7-1-1 or 1-800-833-6384.
Location: Selah, WA
Application Method: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/washington/jobs/3722695/dshs-yvs-administrative-assistant-2?location=yakima%20county&department=Dept.%20of%20Social%20and%20Health%20Services&sort=PostingDate%7CDescending&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs
Base Pay: $3,024-$3,915 per month
2011 W. Washington Ave
Yakima, WA 98903