Alexander County Planning and Development is now Hiring a Development Services Administrative Specia

Department: Alexander County Planning and Development

Position: Development Services administrative Specialist

Salary Range: $30,765.25 - $43,470.49

Posting Dates: December 1, 2016 – December 8, 2016

Description of Work: An employee in this class performs a variety of clerical and administrative support duties as well as management of specific departmental programs; including technical and professional work in the Planning and Development Department. Work generally requires employees independently handle certain activities such as information processing and referral, fiscal controls, or a special aspect of a program or organizational activity. Guides may include a variety of written manuals and instructions, as well as sets or rules and regulations. Sound judgment is required in performing the tasks. This position is distinguished from the administrative assistant classes by the broader involvement in program activities and more discretionary judgment required in interpreting policy and program objectives. An employee in this position will also indirectly supervise office operations and other assigned administrative support staff. Work is performed under the supervision of the department head and is evaluated through observation, conferences, and the quality and effectiveness of work completed.

Education and Experience: Graduation from high school with at least four years of experience in secretarial, clerical, or office management including strong public contact is required. An associate’s degree with two years of experience in the public sector is preferred.

Application Process: Application must be submitted before the closing date to Alexander County Human Resources, 621 Liledoun Road, Taylorsville, NC 28681. Applications can be obtained from Human Resources or downloaded from the link. You may also submit your application online by clicking the “Online Application” link. Only qualified applicants will be referred for an interview.

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The Western Piedmont Council of Governments shall serve all local government members in Alexander, Burke, Caldwell and Catawba Counties with professional, cost-effective assistance on a variety of local, regional, state and federal issues and programs.

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