Job: Council/Mayor Support Specialist

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Pay: $17.21 to $24.13/hour

$17.21 - $24.13

Posted: 06/14/2018

Job Status: Full Time

Job Reference #: 2112835

Job Description

Overall Job Objective

Summary of Job Duties

Under the direction of the Council/Mayor Management Analyst, performs a variety of complex administrative, clerical and public contact duties to support the operations and constituent services of the City Council and/or the Mayor.

The City
Excellent organizations have a set of principles, or core values, that are used to implement their mission and vision. The values represent the touchstone for the organization, guiding the decisions of the individuals and the organization. At the city of Aurora, we value integrity, respect, professionalism and customer service as those core values and we attribute those values to our success as an organization, both as an employer and a servant of the community. If you hold these same values, we welcome you to apply.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Taking notes that accurately reflect the decisions and discussion that took place during meetings.
  • Compiles and prepares a variety of materials, documents and correspondence including proclamations and input into Council Request system
  • Develops and maintains a variety of filing and record-keeping systems
  • Prepares and keys a variety of materials including reports, statistical data, documents, and manuals
  • Opens, sorts and distributes incoming mail
  • Maintains office supplies
  • Serves as a receptionist
  • Responds to general inquiries
  • Prepares printing/graphic requests and maintains inventory of envelopes and stationery
  • Maintains weekly Tracking Report
  • Prepares Council packets for delivery to City Council and/or the Mayor
  • Assists in preparation for workshops and meetings including arrangements for catering
  • Gathers data on a variety of topics and prepares the data for analysis
  • Operates a variety of office equipment including personal computer and related software
  • Assists in maintaining Council members' and/or the Mayor's calendars; and performs additional duties as assigned.
** Per Department Guidelines, overtime will be paid in the form on comp time/leave.

Minimum Qualifications

Education:  Associate's Degree in office administration, business administration, or directly related field. An equivalent combination of training and experience may be considered.
Experience:  At least 4 years progressively responsible administrative support experience including at least two years supporting upper level management. An equivalent combination of education, training and experience that demonstrates required knowledge, skills and abilities may be considered.
Knowledge:  Knowledge of business English, math, office administration practices and procedures, composition, grammar, formatting and proofing of documents; and personal computer with related software applications.
Abilities:  Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees and citizens; maintain confidentiality about sensitive situations using tact and diplomacy, organize and prioritize workload; and operate personal computer with word processing software.
Skills:  Efficiently and accurately key information using a keyboard; skill in operating a computer with related software applications.
LICENSES, CERTIFICATES, OR EQUIPMENT REQUIRED:  This position may require the incumbent to occasionally use personal equipment (e.g. vehicle, cell phone, tools, etc.) in the course of their employment.

Working Conditions

Physical Demands:  Light to sedentary physical work requiring the ability to lift a maximum of 25 pounds; occasional lifting, carrying, walking, and standing; frequent hand/eye coordination to operate office equipment; vision for reading, recording, and interpreting information; frequent speech communication and hearing to maintain communication with employees and citizens.
Work Environment:  Works primarily in clean, comfortable environment.
Equipment Used:  Frequently uses standard office equipment including typewriters, computers, calculators, copy/fax machines, and multi-line telephones.
Aurora is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. The city also maintains compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.  The city's Equal Employment Opportunity Plan (EEOP) is available for review by contacting the Employee Relations Officer in the Human Resources Division at 303-739-7225.

If you need assistance or reasonable accommodation for completing this application, please feel free to contact our office at: 303-739-7225 or visit us at 15151 E. Alameda Parkway, Suite 3500, Aurora, CO 80012.


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