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Administrative Assistant - Planning Department

1/2/2020 Update:  The funding for this position has been put on hold for a minimum of three months.  This page will be updated when final applicants have been notified.

   4/1/2020 Update:   The position has been put on hold indefinitely.

Come join our team as an Administrative Assistant in the Planning and Economic Development Department at the City of Poulsbo.

The Administrative Assistant for the Planning and Economic Development Department helps support a team of dedicated staff.  The Administrative Assistant position provides administrative support such as assisting with drafting correspondence, creating spreadsheets, managing contracts and budget, assisting in preparing presentations and doing research.    The position also prepares and distributes official hearing records and public notices; prepares and assembles meeting packets for boards and commissions and may attend public meetings and hearings and serves as clerk of the Planning Commission and Hearing Examiner.

Please click the following link to view the job description, Administrative Assistant Job Description.

Hours:  The position is full-time (40 hours per week), Monday – Friday, 8:00 am to 4:30 pm.  Additional after-hours meeting attendance for scheduled Planning Commission meetings.

Compensation:  The starting salary is $25.00 – $26.51 per hour depending on experience.  The salary range is $25.00 – $28.95 per hour.

Benefits:  Employees receive 8 hours per month of vacation accrual (increases in 3rd year), 96 hours of sick leave accrual per year, and 10 paid holidays.  After six months of employment, employees receive one floating holiday and after one year, two personal leave days are provided.  Employees also receive an additional 1% longevity pay after five years (longevity increases every five years thereafter with a 5% cap).  This position is eligible for retirement benefits with the State of Washington’s PERS system.  The City pays 95% of medical and vision premiums and 100% of dental insurance premiums.  The employees’ portion is $73.25 per month for full-family health insurance coverage.  There is also an excellent retiree medical plan available for qualified employees.  Additionally, the City and employees contribute to a Health Reimbursement Account (HRA-VEBA) that can be used for out-of-pocket health expenses.  There is a $30,000 life insurance policy paid for by the City.

To apply:  Candidates are invited to submit a Employment Application, Resume and Letter of Interest to:  City of Poulsbo, Attn:  Human Resources, 200 NE Moe St, Poulsbo, WA  98370.  The position is open until filled.  First review of applications will take place on January 2, 2020.  The selection process for this position will include a written test.  Applicants who are invited to participate in the test and subsequent interview process will be notified by email.

Finalist(s) will be required to complete a Criminal History Background Check

Contract information:  Deanna Kingery, HR Manager, or 360-394-9705.


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