Administrative Assistant, LPA

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Job Code: PD23-42
Posted On: Monday, 5th June 2023
Department: Office of Legislative and Public Affairs
Location: Main Office
Kensington, Md
10400 Detrick Avenue
Job Type:
Full Time
Education: 4 Year Degree
Pay Rate: Grade 19; Salary Range: $53,597 - $87,183

Job Description:

Salary Commensurate with Experience

This is a professional position responsible for providing administrative support for the Director of Public Affairs & Communications and the Director of Legislative & Government Affairs and the LPA Division by providing confidential executive-level administrative duties. Requires extensive knowledge of office procedures and policies and practices in order to assure the proper coordination of project tasks such as reviewing specialized reports, dissemination of information to personnel and maintaining files. Coordinate and schedule meetings, interviews and appointments. Maintain control of records of incoming correspondence and action documents and follows up on work in progress to ensure timely reply or action. Review all incoming and outgoing correspondence for accuracy and completeness before going to Director for signature. Coordinate preparation of monthly packet items and reports for the Legislative and Regulatory Committee. Provide support to Housing Opportunities Community Partners organization as needed.

Preferred Skills:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Requires Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience.
  • Minimum of four years of progressively responsible secretarial/clerical experience in an office environment.
  • Extensive knowledge of office management principles and procedures.
  • Extensive knowledge of large and complex filing systems.
  • Skill in operating personal computer and peripheral equipment.
  • Working knowledge of MS Office Suite.
  • Familiarity with Google (GSuite) environment for email, file storage, etc.
  • Ability to compose concise, accurate correspondence.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
  • Good interpersonal skills with people with varied backgrounds.
  • Ability to exhibit discretion and sound judgment when dealing with confidential matters.

An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted. Low income residents in Montgomery County with the above qualifications are encouraged to apply.