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DSHS Executive Secretary
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  Job posted:   Thu May 17, 2018
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DSHS Executive Secretary
Join us in Transforming Lives!
We have an opportunity for a highly organized Executive Secretary to provide direct and confidential administrative support to the Chief of Staff for the Department of Social and Health Services and serve as a member of the Executive Leadership Team.
**Some of what you'll do: **
* Prioritize workload based on ever-evolving needs and issues including using judgment in directing work and assignments
* Manage and make decisions regarding administrative functions and direct assignments for follow up on behalf of the Chief of Staff
* Interact and collaborate with department leadership to identify new and ongoing concerns and develop contingency strategies
* Assist with special projects and support open and collaborative communication throughout the agency
* Manage complex and demanding schedules, prioritize events and meetings to maximize time
* Receive inquiries and concerns from legislators and legislative staff, Tribal governments, public, media, constituents, clients, community partners and stakeholders and ensures that responses are appropriate and timely
**What we're looking for: **
* Strong organizational and administrative skills with attention to detail. The ability to exercise strong independent judgment
* The ability to handle multiple tasks and priorities in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment
* Exceptional communication skills, both written and oral
* Strong computer skills with experience in Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel, and comfortable with learning new platforms and databases
* A strong team oriented work ethic
* Excellent typing, editing, grammar, and phone skills
* Ability to interact very effectively with high-level internal and external stakeholders in a complex political environment
**Who should apply?**
Professionals with a Bachelor's degree in business administration, public administration or an allied field and at least three years of experience at the senior administrative support level.
Additional experience may substitute for education on a year for year basis.
To be considered for this opportunity please include the following:
* Current resume
* Letter of interest that details your experience as it relates to this job
* Three professional references
Questions? Please contact Lindsay Taylor at (509) 363-4971 and reference #04887
Supplemental Information
Prior to a new hire, a background check including criminal record history may be conducted. Information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment but will be considered in determining the applicant's suitability and competence to perform in the job. This announcement may be used to fill multiple vacancies. Employees driving on state business must have a valid driver's license. Employees driving a privately owned vehicle on state business must have liability insurance on the privately owned vehicle.
Washington State Department of Social & Health Services is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in any area of employment, its program or services on the basis of age, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity/expression, marital status, race, creed, color, national origin, religion or beliefs, political affiliation, military status, honorably discharged veteran, Vietnam Era, recently separated or other protected veteran status, the presence of any sensory, mental, physical disability or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal by a person with a disability, equal pay or genetic information. Persons requiring accommodation in the application process or this job announcement in an alternative format may contact the Recruiter at (360) 725-5810. Applicants who are deaf or hard of hearing may call through Washington Relay Service by dialing 7-1-1 or 1-800-833-6384.
*Salary:* $69,800.00 - $73,440.00 Annually
*Location:* Thurston County - Olympia, WA
*Job Type:* Full Time - Permanent
*Department:* Dept. of Social and Health Services
*Job Number:* 2018-04887
*Closing:* 5/22/2018 11:59 PM Pacific
*Agency:* State of Washington
*Address:* View Job Posting for Agency Information View Job Posting for Location, Washington, 98504
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