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Administrative Assistant

City of Highland
HIGHLAND, IL Full-time
Posted on July 13, 2018

Administrative Assistant

The City of Highland seeks qualified applicants for the position of Administrative
Assistant in the office of Building and Zoning. Primary responsibilities include
performing all administrative aspects of the building permit and inspection program,
as well as the rental inspection program, including but not limited to collecting
payment, scheduling inspections, generating and handling paperwork. Organizes
and maintains all related files for Building and Zoning Department. May conduct
research, compile data, and prepare reports using word processing, spreadsheets,
or databases for the department. Attends, records minutes and prepares meeting
minutes for department staff meetings. Performs other duties and responsibilities as
required or assigned within area of expertise or scope of the position. The job will
involve strong interaction with citizens and property owners.


A High School Diploma or equivalent and a minimum of 2 years administrative/
clerical experience are required. Candidates must have demonstrated knowledge
of principles and practices of organization, planning, records management and
general administration. Candidates must have excellent communications (both oral
and written) and interpersonal skills. Ability to follow oral and written instructions.
Ability to work well either alone or part of a team and be able to fulfill necessary
duties with minimal supervision. Ability to prioritize, plan and organize work load.
Strong commitment to customer service. Organized, self-motivated, detail oriented
and able to shift priorities as needed. Must have valid Illinois Driver’s License. Must
reside within city limits of Highland within one year of hire.


If you meet the qualifications above, please submit an application no later than Friday,
July 27, 2018 to: City of Highland, Attn: Director of HR, 1115 Broadway, P.O. Box 218,
Highland, Illinois 62249. Applications are available on the City website or at City Hall.
A complete job description can be obtained upon request. EOE

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