YAKIMA TIETON IRRIGATION DISTRICT: Temporary Administrative Assistant (August to February)

Employer: Yakima Tieton Irrigation District

Job Description:
The Temporary Administrative Assistant will be part of the front office team that performs routine office and accounting support activities such as answering phones and processing water payments. This position’s main responsibility is providing routine office support activities such as answering phones, processing mail, and assisting with special projects for the District.

This role is responsible for supporting the front office and management by contributing to the administration and day-to-day operations of the District such as, answering incoming calls, redirecting them when needed, filing paperwork, taking and delivering messages, processing water payments and water orders, assisting the administrative assistant, processing District mail, and assisting in special projects.

Experience & Training: High School Diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED) and three years of general office or accounting support or related experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience which provides knowledge, skills and abilities sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job. (Note: Applicants with equivalent education and/or experience must provide a detailed explanation.)

Required: Washington State Driver’s License
Must be able to pass a background check and a pre-employment drug and alcohol test

Preferred: Valid First Aid/CPR Certification

Knowledge of: strong computer knowledge; basic mathematics; office practices; customer service techniques and team building concepts.

Skill In: Work well under pressure; reviewing and verifying accounting information; accepting money and making change; paying attention to detail and accuracy; establishing effective interpersonal relationships; good communications both written and oral.

Equipment Used: computers and various related software applications, mobile devices, automobile, standard office equipment such as: computer, multi-line telephone, copiers, calculators and fax machines.

Working Conditions/Physical Requirements: Sedentary Work: exerting up to 10 lbs. of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly. Work is in an office setting, may be exposed to hostile/angry individuals.

Physical Demands: requires driving, climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, reaching, standing, mobility, pushing, pulling, lifting, fingering, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, seeing, and repetitive motion.

Contact Person: Mandy Burkett
Phone: 509-678-4101
Email: [email protected]
Application Method: all applications need to include a YTID application (found on the YTID website), resume and cover letter detailing interest and qualifications
Base Pay: $17.00 - $20.00/hr

Posted on August 03, 2023

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