Administrative Assistant to the Division Director of Housing Resources

Return to Postings
Job Code: PD21-08
Posted On: Friday, 12th February 2021
Department: Housing Resources
Location: Gaithersburg Customer Service Center
Job Type:
Full Time
Education: 4 Year Degree
Pay Rate: Grade:19 Minimum:$47,479

Job Description:

The primary duties and responsibilities of this professional position will be to provide executive-level administrative support to the Director of the Housing Resources (HRD) and the other senior level staff within the Division. Will maintain the Director’s calendar of appointments. Will work extensively with the division managers and administrative staff throughout HOC. Will prepare commission packet items and status reports for commission meetings; screen phone calls and visitors; receive and distribute incoming and outgoing correspondence. Will maintain filing systems with confidential information and complete special assignments. Must use discretion, confidentiality and sound judgment in establishing priorities.

Preferred Skills:

  • Requires Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.
  • Minimum of three years administrative experience in an office environment. 
  • Must have knowledge of and ability to apply the fundamentals of business English, grammar and spelling and punctuation. 
  • Must have the ability to compose concise, accurate correspondence, good interpersonal skills with people from various backgrounds. 
  • Ability to exhibit discretional sound judgment when dealing with confidential matters. 
  • Ability to develop financial spreadsheets; general knowledge of social services with an emphasis on affordable housing. 
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills needed. 
  • Must be proficient in Ms Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint and the Internet.