Part-Time Public Works Department Assistant
Closing date: Open until filled
Department: Public Works
Supervisor: Public Works Director
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt/Hourly
Pay Grade: $13.25/hour
Schedule: 25 hours per week scheduled between 8:00 am – 5:00 pm, Monday – Friday, with hours outside these times as needed. Evening meeting the second Wednesday of each month and others as needed.
General statement of main duties: The Department Assistant serves as the primary customer service contact for the Public Works Department (the department). The Department Assistant provides primary clerical and administrative assistance to the Public Works Director (department director), including answering phones, processing department mail, filing, processing various permits and licenses, coordinating department meetings and assisting with public correspondence, webpage maintenance and social media, research, reports, document preparation, and other similar duties as assigned. The Department Assistant prepares agendas, packets and other materials for meetings of the Community Land and Recreation Board and maintains minutes of business conducted. The Department Assistant will also help maintain official records. The Department Assistant will be cross-trained to temporarily fill the role of City Clerk in the absence of the Clerk and to assist with duties as assigned and may assist other departments as assigned. Experience in contract preparation and administration is preferred.
Minimum Qualifications: The Department Assistant shall have a high school diploma, or equivalent, with experience in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook and ability to type at least 40 words per minute. The Department Assistant must be: self-motivated; highly organized; have an ability to learn quickly; have excellent clerical, written and verbal communication and customer service skills; be capable of managing multiple responsibilities and deadlines; and have excellent follow through. Some college or a college degree and prior relevant experience preferred.
Submit the employment application to Matthew Chapman, Finance/Human Resources Director, City of Parkville, 8880 Clark Ave., Parkville, MO 64152. Application materials may be e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org