The Modesto Irrigation District is currently recruiting to fill one full-time position in the General Manager Division to perform a variety of responsible, confidential, administrative and secretarial duties. The Executive Secretary works for the General Manager and oversees all secretarial functions for that department.
Any Qualified Individual May Apply. This is an an exempt position and is designated as Unrepresented Confidential. The list established as a result of this recruitment may be used to fill other Executive Secretary vacancies that may occur within the District through March 25, 2022.
Examples of Duties:
Duties may include, but are not limited to the following:
Perform secretarial duties including, compose memoranda and correspondence;
Handle sensitive and confidential material;
Schedule and set up appointments and meetings, maintain calendars;
Set up and maintain files and records;
Answer the telephone and assist callers regarding division functions;
Interpret and communicate District procedures and regulations when necessary;
Prepare meeting agendas and take minutes;
Computing and inputting budget materials;
Operate a variety of office equipment including personal computers which use various software;
Order and maintain office supplies.
Other Related Duties Other duties as assigned.
Any combination of education, experience, knowledge and abilities may satisfy the necessary minimum qualifications. A typical way to obtain the education, experience, knowledge and abilities would be:
Education: High school diploma or equivalent. Two (2) years college course work in a related field.
Experience: Four (4) years of increasingly responsible secretarial experience.
District divisions and their functions; District policies and procedures; secretarial procedures, practices and techniques; business letter and report writing, including the use of proper English, spelling and punctuation; collecting and organizing data.
Use a variety of office equipment; answer questions where judgement and interpretation is necessary; communicate effectively with all levels of management, employees and the public; use discretion and judgement and maintain confidentiality; work with minimal supervision; work cooperatively with others.
Special Requirement: Must have a valid California Class C driver’s license.
Qualified applicants must submit a completed District application. Application screening will begin on or after Thursday, April 8, 2021. Applications received after this date are not guaranteed consideration. Applications will be reviewed on a comparative basis and only those most qualified will be invited to continue in the selection process, which will consist of an overall assessment of the individual's skills through (1) oral interview, and (2) contacting of references to include current and former supervisors. The applicant must perform successfully in each phase of the recruitment in order to continue in the selection process. Applicants requiring necessary accommodations to the application process may contact Human Resources at (209) 526-7341. California Relay Service is available at (800) 735-2922 voice and (800) 735-2929 TDD. The Modesto Irrigation District is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply.
THE SUCCESSFUL APPLICANT WILL BE REQUIRED TO PROVIDE VERIFICATION OF HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA OR GED AND APPLICABLE HIGHER EDUCATION DEGREE, PASS A MEDICAL EXAM INCLUDING A DRUG AND ALCOHOL SCREEN, AND A COMPLETE BACKGROUND CHECK PRIOR TO BEGINNING WORK. INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THIS ANNOUNCEMENT MAY BE SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE
Additional Salary Information: Plus excellent paid benefits.
About Modesto Irrigation District
The Modesto Irrigation District (MID), located in California’s Central Valley, provides electric and irrigation and treats surface water for drinking. MID is an independent, publicly owned utility. We provide benefits that include community ownership, control by a locally elected Board of Directors, and business operation on a not-for-profit basis. MID is committed to providing reliable service at the lowest cost possible.
MID's electric service area includes the greater Modesto area (north of the Tuolumne River, Waterford, Salida, Mountain House (Northwest of Tracy) and parts of Ripon, Escalon, Oakdale and Riverbank.