Executive Administrative Assistant

  • Lake County, IL
  • Waukegan, Illinois
  • May 21, 2019
Full Time Administration and Management Clerical and Administrative Support

Job Description

Are you looking for a challenging role within an organization that provides flexible hours, rewarding compensation and an excellent benefit package? If so, Lake County Government is the place for you. Comprised of nearly 3,000 employees, it is our goal to positively serve the residents of Lake County while working with a purpose. We believe our employees should take pride in the work they accomplish while truly respecting a collaborative work environment. Do you have a background in administrative support? If so, this position could very well be for you:

Position: Executive Administrative Assistant

Location: Waukegan, IL

Salary: $21.75 - $28.40/hour

Job Summary: Lake County is seeking a highly organized individual to perform complex administrative and general office duties. In addition to providing administrative support, the successful candidate will provide clerical support at Committees and Commissions. Excellent verbal and written skills are required.

The successful candidate must possess excellent word processing and organizational skills, be responsible for maintaining multiple filing systems, developing committee/meeting agendas, processing of committee records and organizing meeting minutes. The candidate will be responsible for scheduling meetings, trainings and tours. The individual will be a self-starter and an innovative problem solver.

The candidate will interface with a variety of public officials, administrators, and departments/agencies, answer telephone calls, draft correspondences and promptly respond to public inquiries in a fast-paced environment. The candidate must demonstrate excellent communication skills and be able to provide oral and written reports and presentations. An ability to maintain pleasant working relationships while performing under stressful work situations is necessary. This position requires knowledge and use of several technological devices and software. The individual must be willing and able to provide some technical support and assist/train others in the use of hardware and software applications. The candidate will assist in the maintenance and storage of supplies. A strong work ethic and a willingness to learn is essential. Must be able to work independently and in group settings. Spanish speaking preferred.

The successful candidate must have a High School Diploma or GED equivalent. In addition, this position requires a minimum of five years of related clerical/administrative experience.

Lake County offers a competitive salary and benefit package with performance-based incentive plans. We also offer flexible working hours, and a comprehensive wellness and training program. Visit our Prospective Employee page to get additional information on why you should work for Lake County!

To learn more about the department you will be working for, visit County Administrator Office. To learn more about other services Lake County provides and to see some of our employees in action visit our website to view videos.

If you need assistance writing your resume we have some tools to help you at our Human Resources website.

Any offer of employment is conditioned on the successful completion of a background screening, drug and alcohol testing and may include a pre-employment medical exam.

Lake County is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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