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Senior Executive Assistant/Clerk to the Planning Commission

Company: Prince William County Government
Location: Woodbridge
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:


Would you like to feel valued in a rewarding career with great benefits and a great team? Do you want to work in a dynamic professional environment that is actively working to make Prince William County a community of choice within the Metropolitan Washington D.C. Region? If so, the Prince William County Planning Office is looking for you!

We offer:

* A creative environment where you are encouraged to contribute your own creative ideas, thoughts and suggestions
* A Flexible environment that allows for work/life balance
* A great team environment where staff help each other and work together toward team success
* Many cross-training opportunities that allow for personal and professional growth
* The opportunity to work in an environment that truly values leadership at all levels and weaves the County's values throughout all of the work that we do
* The opportunity to play an important role in helping shape Prince William County


Our Department seeks to welcome a hands-on, service-oriented team player to its staff of professionals. The selected individual will be the Assistant to the Planning Director and serve as the Clerk to the Planning Commission. This will be an excellent opportunity to work in a fast-paced environment in which your creative ideas, suggestions and experience will be truly valued!

The selected candidate will perform a variety of other duties within the Department, including meeting deadlines and process timelines, providing customer service, performing research requests, maintaining public files, proofreading staff reports and presentations, and entering/retrieving information from electronic resources and databases. The selected candidate will also serve as the backup to the Planning Office's other boards, committees, and commissions.

PREFERENCES: The successful candidate will have

Strong administrative support skills, outstanding customer service skills; Excellent organization and written communication skills; Ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines simultaneously; Strong attention to detail; Skill with Microsoft Office Suite; particularly maintaining tasks and calendars in Outlook; Ability to prepare meeting agendas and minutes; Ability to show discretion when dealing with confidential/trusted information; Ability to coordinate events and/or meetings. Applicants will be part of a team environment; however, successful job performance will require applicants to be highly responsible and self-motivated. The selected applicant will have the ability to be flexible in a fast-paced environment where deadlines and processes may need to be quickly shifted or adapted.


8:00 am - 4:30 pm, with night meetings 2-3 times per month



HIRING SALARY RANGE:$58,634 - $73,223

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High school diploma or G.E.D. and 3 years of advanced administrative support experience.




Positions in this class typically require: standing, walking, fingering, talking, hearing, seeing and repetitive motions.

Light Work: Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. If the use of arm and/or leg controls requires exertion of forces greater than that for Sedentary Work and the worker sits most of the time, the job is rated for Light Work.

Incumbents may be subjected to dusts, work space restrictions, and travel.


The above position description is intended to represent only the key areas of responsibilities; specific position assignments will vary depending on the business needs of the department.

The position description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and the requirements of the job change.

Prince William County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the County will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.

Keywords: Prince William County Government, Washington DC , Senior Executive Assistant/Clerk to the Planning Commission, Other , Woodbridge, DC

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