POSITION DESCRIPTION The Watershed Department of the Facilities & Watershed Division of Marin Municipal Water District is recruiting for one regular, full-time Administrative Assistant. Under general supervision, this position provides administrative and secretarial support and related work for the Watershed Department. The Administrative Assistant regularly interacts with watershed visitors and provides the public with watershed information in an effort to enhance visitors experience and enjoyment of the watershed.
DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This class is responsible for performing the more difficult and complex administrative support duties for division activities and programs. Incumbents possess good verbal, writing, communication, and organization skills to work independently, set job priorities, prepare informational materials and reports, and perform a variety of functions.
TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE Any combination equivalent to experience and education that could likely provide the required knowledge and abilities would be qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be: - Completion of the twelfth grade or its equivalent. - Two years of responsible administrative, secretarial and customer service experience.
For some positions, experience organizing and/or maintaining volunteer activities and events is desirable.
Additional Salary Information: Starting salary is $6,147 per month
PLEASE APPLY BY 4:30PM MONDAY, MARCH 29, 2021
Internal Number: 8888
About Marin Municipal Water District
The Marin Municipal Water District (MMWD) provides high-quality drinking water to approximately 190,000 people in a 147 square-mile area of south and central Marin County including 10 towns and cities and unincorporated areas in the county. MMWD's water supply is provided by three integrated water sources: reservoirs, imported water, and recycled water.
In addition, MMWD owns and protects 21,250 acres of watershed lands. The District has a staff of rangers, natural resource specialists, and maintenance workers who take care of the watershed. Their responsibilities include protecting resources, managing fire risks, monitoring plant and animal populations, restoring natural habitats, maintaining access roads and trails, assisting visitors, and providing nature education programs for school children and adults.
MMWD is committed to sustaining, and restoring where needed, the ecological health of these lands by containing the spread of invasive pest plants to reduce the risk of wildfire and to promote biodiversity; monitoring special-status plant and animal species; and implementing a comprehensive, long-term effort to improve creek habitat.
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