You are a highly organized and detail focused office assistant with a minimum of 3 years administrative support experience working with a driven, dynamic team. You enjoy a wide variety of office and clerical responsibilities and have the confidence to work independently and with a team. You take pride in being the first point of contact for the agency and thrive on meeting deadlines smoothly and efficiently. You excel in an environment where each day your support is key to the mission and goals of the agency.
You are committed to providing a positive, professional image of the agency through courteous phone and in-person interactions. You have the ability to effectively screen and properly direct phone calls and visitors, answer questions, provide information and take messages. Your strong communication skills and commitment to service enable you to effectively interact with all levels of personnel with ease.
Your willingness to learn and eagerness to contribute makes you the ideal candidate for our mission driven agency. You have strong skills in Word, Excel, and Adobe Acrobat, and you are up for the challenge to master new software, such as our newly implemented ERP and CRM, and uploading web content.
This position will provide support through maintenance of new and existing systems, drafting of memos and communications, and meeting setup, including A/V support. You will assist the preparation and maintenance of administrative log files, and ensure that the office is open and ready for business on time each day. Your attention to detail will be an asset for proofreading and data entry projects.
The ideal candidate will possess no less than the following education and experience:
Minimum of three years in an office support or clerical role.
A positive, upbeat attitude and common sense.
Strong skills in Word, Excel, and Adobe Acrobat.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
This position is required to take and pass a pre-employment background check.
Additional Salary Information: To compliment this salary, we offer a robust benefits package that includes medical, dental, and vision insurance for employees and their dependents – we cover 100% of the cost for these premiums. We participate in CalPERS retirement programs as well as offering a separate 457 Plan for tax deferred retirement savings. A basic life insurance policy is provided to all eligible employees with the option to purchase additional personal insurance benefits.
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About Santa Clara Valley Open Space Authority
We are the Santa Clara Valley Open Space Authority. Our mission is to conserve the natural environment, support agriculture and connect people to nature by protecting open spaces, natural areas, and working farms and ranches for future generations. We have protected over 22,000 acres of natural and agricultural lands in Santa Clara Valley. Our agency operates a network of open space lands to manage and conserve natural resources and provide compatible opportunities for hiking, mountain biking, and horseback riding.
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