City Name: Olivia
Position Title: Administrative Assistant, Full-time
Deadline: Friday, April 23, 2021 at 3:00 p.m.
Wage Range: $19.67 to 26.23 / hr.
The City of Olivia is accepting applications for a full-time administrative assistant position. This position is 40 hours per week with regularly scheduled office hours from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm Monday through Friday. Primary duties of this position include working with customers at the front counter and interacting with the public on the phone and via email. This position is also responsible for other broad office support duties including maintenance of paper and digital files, processing mail, scheduling appointments, assisting with utility billing processes, and helping with the general workflow of the office. This position also involves maintaining digital communications with the public including regular website updates, social media accounts, digital signage, etc. It also serves as the primary backup to the Utility Accounts Manager in their absence.
Two or more years of experience in a similar administrative assistant position is required; and previous experience with serving in the public sector is a plus. Applicants must have proficiency with working with standard office hardware and software, including 10-key data entry. As this position requires a considerable amount of involvement with technology, applicants must have the ability to learn and become proficient working with new software and technology systems.
Applicants must also possess general bookkeeping and recordkeeping abilities and have excellent interpersonal skills. Formal training from a trade school or other post-secondary education is preferred. The wage range for this position is $19.67 to $26.23 per hour, in addition to a competitive benefit package. Additional details regarding this position are available as part of the application packet. Interested individuals are requested to submit a cover letter, resume and completed city application form to Olivia City Hall, 1009 Lincoln Ave. W., Olivia, MN 56277 and must be received by 3:00 p.m. on Friday, April 23, 2021. It is anticipated that selected finalists will be notified by phone early in the week of April 26th with in-person interviews tentatively taking place later the same week. Application packets may be picked up at City Hall during regular business hours or downloaded from the City’s website (www.olivia.mn.us).