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Join Our Team: Senior Administrative Specialist

By Lindsay Wochnick

If you're interested in joining an award-winning public utility where employees thrive on the pride of delivering a life-essential product with world class customer service, the Portland Water Bureau might be just the place for you.

The Water Bureau is a recognized leader in the utility industry. We've achieved this success by investing in the very best people and empowering them to find new and better ways to meet our customer's needs. 

The Portland Water Bureau currently employs approximately 560 people. All current job postings with the City of Portland are posted online, and updated weekly. We are an equal opportunity employer that values diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

Join our team! 

Senior Administrative Specialist 
Closing Date & Time: Monday, January 26, 2015 at 4:30 PM Pacific Time
Salary: $3,745.00 - $5,765.00 Monthly
Job Type: Full Time
Location: Portland Building, 1120 SW 5th Ave, Oregon

Applications for this position will be accepted, on-line, until 75 completed applications have been received, but will close no later than 4:30 pm, on Monday, January 26, 2015. 

The Senior Administrative Specialist for the Portland Water Bureau is a part of the Water Bureau’s Customer Service group and will provide specialized administrative support for the group.  This is a newly created position which will require the ability to successfully work in a fast-paced environment with competing priorities.  Regular duties include drafting a variety of written materials, performing analysis on customer service programs, monitoring budget expenditures, maintaining records, handling sensitive personnel information, and supporting time-keeping activities. The Senior Administrative Specialist will be assigned complex projects, providing administrative support that requires a high level of technical expertise. Additionally, the Senior Administrative Specialist collects data, analyzes information, applies policies, prepares reports and training materials, and communicates with a broad and diverse audience. While not required, experience with Cayenta Utilities is desirable. 

For additional job information and to apply, START HERE.

Contact Chaunci King, Senior Human Resources Analyst with the Bureau of Human Resources, by e-mail or at 503-823-4034.

Lindsay Wochnick
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