Executive Assistant To Deputy Director
Phoenix , AZ 85002
ARIZONA DEPARTMENT OF WATER RESOURCES
Executive Assistant to Deputy Director
The Arizona Department of Water Resources (ADWR) is the steward of Arizona's water future and ensures long-term, reliable water supplies to support the continued economic prosperity of the State. ADWR is continually protecting Arizona's water supplies for its next century. The ADWR's Director's Office is looking for a highly motivated individual to join our team as the Executive Assistant to the Deputy Director.
The ideal candidate will enthusiastically support the vision and mission of ADWR and possess the personal qualities of integrity and reliability. The candidate will have the proven ability to work with executives, to accomplish multiple tasks and to keep multiple projects organized and progressing. The selected candidate must be able to maintain the highest level of confidentiality and integrity.
The Executive Assistant must be organized and detail oriented. The position requires the ability to collaborate with agency staff, other governmental entities and stakeholders, and to facilitate communication within the agency and with external entities. The selected applicant will present themselves in a professional manner at all times and will represent ADWR internally and to external partners.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs)
The State of Arizona government structure and familiarity with communication protocols within state government and with the private sector
Appropriate levels of safeguarding, protecting, and releasing information
Use of standard business computer applications
Problem solving and managing high level projects
Prioritizing and determining level of urgency of phone calls, emails, visitors, etc.
Perform complex administrative and secretarial duties such as preparing correspondence, arranging meetings with high profile figures, preparing agendas, drafting minutes, and ensuring that follow up actions are documented and tracked
Communicate effectively, clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing, including strong skills in editing, report writing and preparing correspondence
Interact successfully with staff members from various levels of the organization, promoting mutual respect and effective communication
Work with materials of a confidential nature and maintain confidentiality;
Conduct research and perform analysis on special topics as assigned
COVER LETTER REQUIREMENTS
First resume review will be on Monday, July 8, 2019. Please include a cover letter along with your resume at the time of application. The cover letter should concisely highlight experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities as they relate to this position.
The State of Arizona provides an excellent comprehensive benefits package including:
Affordable medical, dental, life, and short-term disability insurance plans
Top-ranked retirement and long-term disability plans
Accrued vacation pay and sick days
10 paid holidays per year
Deferred compensation plan
Credit union membership
Positions in this classification participate in the Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS). Please note, enrollment eligibility will become effective after 27 weeks of employment.
Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation such as a sign language interpreter or an alternative format by contacting ADWR Human Resources Office at (602) 771-8500. Requests should be made as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation. Arizona State Government is an AA/EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer.
All newly hired employees will be subject to E-Verify Employment Eligibility Verification.
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