Administrative Assistant for Contra Costa ARC's Administrative office in Martinez
Contra Costa ARC is a non-profit organization that provides quality services to people
with developmental disabilities so that they can live successful, productive lives in the community. The administrative office in Martinez is a small, friendly office that supports 20 programs throughout Contra
The Administrative Assistant for Contra Costa ARC's Administrative office in Martinez
is instrumental in ensuring the office runs smoothly and effectively. The AA is called upon to perform many varied duties throughout the day. He or she answers all incoming calls from community members,
staff, and colleagues, with enthusiasm and confidence, as well as greets people when they visit the administrative office. The Administrative Assistant is expected to listen to the needs of the individuals
contacting us and assist, when possible, either with direct aid or referral. He or she processes all incoming and outgoing mail, distributions, photocopies, etc. Also, maintains all office equipment and
supplies, and the professional appearance and tidiness of the office.
This position will provide extensive administrative support to Human Resources. In
addition, the Administrative Assistant maintains smooth and efficient work progress on varied projects given by the Administrative Coordinator and/or Executive Director. These projects can range from creating
databases to compile and analyze data, to formatting letters and flyers for the community. In depth use of the computer, and any appropriate software, is needed for these projects. The AA must have the
ability to maintain confidentiality when working on these projects and business conducted throughout the office.
The Administrative Assistant also works closely with all departments at the admin
office whenever additional help is needed in a particular area; therefore, he or she must be flexible and willing and able to work with many different people.
Minimum qualifications include:
An interest in services to people with developmental disabilities and enthusiasm for Contra Costa ARC's mission. Extensive knowledge of business English, spelling, punctuation, arithmetic, and current office practices and procedures. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Strong organizational ability, and detail oriented with a professional presentation. Solid computer skills including MS Word, Excel, and Internet, with the ability to learn new programs and functions as needed. Ability to complete projects with minimum supervision. Must have a strong work ethic and the ability to prioritize while maintaining a personable and cooperative attitude. This position is called upon often to make good judgment calls, and adapt and be flexible to the situation presenting itself.
Education: 2 years of college, business school, or specialized
Experience: 3 years of relevant administrative experience,
including experience in data entry, MS Word, Excel, and Internet skills.
Licensing/Training: Valid CA Driver's license and good driving
record with a car that can be used for work purposes.
Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:30am-4:30pm, 37.5 paid hours per week
$13.75 per hour and good benefits.
No openings at this time.