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Administrative Assistant I - The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California - Parker Dam, CA

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Company: The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California

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As an Administrative Assistant I you will perform a variety of administrative duties in support of the Business Support Team at the Gene Pumping Plant. You will be required to: purchase materials and supplies using a procurement card; assist purchasing coordinator with blanket agreements, master contracts and service agreements, which involves processing requisitions and releases for chemicals, materials, services and supplies; serve as back-up Training Coordinator and Timekeeper; maintain unit calendars and the employee emergency contact database; maintain sensitive information and files; assist pool car reservations; process Travel Expense Reporting requests and expense reports; monitor, order and maintain office supplies; answer phones and route calls; receive and distribute mail; coordinate facility events and meetings; and proctor onsite apprentice testing.

Within this role you must be able to organize and complete your assigned work activities by their deadlines while providing effective customer service to those you support. The ability to build strong working relationships; collaborate and communicate effectively; and be attentive to detail is extremely important.

While the assigned work location is the Gene Pumping Plant, you will be required to provide administrative assistance to 12 Desert Metropolitan teams stationed at multiple facilities.

This job announcement has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work being performed by employees in this classification / job.

To view the full job description click here: Administrative Assistant I

Education and Experience: A high school diploma or high school equivalency certificate and four years of relevant experience; or associate’s degree from an accredited college or university in a related field and two years of relevant experience; or bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in a related field.

Relevant Experience is defined as: administrative work experience

License(s): Valid California Class C Driver’s License or equivalent (required at time of application) that allows you to drive during your employment.

35% Technical knowledge/skills

20% Customer Service
20% Teamwork / Interpersonal

10% Job Preparation (education, experience, and training relevant to the position)
10% Analytical Skills
05% Oral Communication
100% Total

• Competitive compensation
• Excellent medical, dental, life, vision plans.
• Deferred compensation in the form of a 401(k) plan (with matching contribution) and a 457 plan.
• Retirement benefits under the California Public Employees' Retirement System
• Tuition reimbursement
• Training and advancement opportunities
• Excellent working environment
• Public transportation reimbursements

For more information on MWD benefits, please use the following link: Benefits Regular FT PT Employees (Represented)

The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California is a consortium of 26 cities and water districts that provides drinking water to nearly 19 million people in Southern California. Metropolitan’s mission is to provide its service area with adequate and reliable supplies of high quality water to meet current and future needs in an environmentally and economically responsible way. Metropolitan’s facilities include the 242-mile Colorado River Aqueduct, five water treatment plants with a combined capacity of 2.3 billion gallons per day, nine surface water reservoirs, 800 miles of pipeline, and 16 hydroelectric power plants.

The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. Qualified individuals with disabilities, who need a reasonable accommodation during the application or selection process, please call (213) 217-7738 or email: [email protected]

MWD is a Federal and State EO employer – Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories.

Application Filing Period: Closes at 4:30 pm PST on the date stated in the job announcement. However it may close prior to the filing end date if sufficient applications have been received. If sufficient applications have not been received, then the filing period end date may be extended.

Sponsorship: Applicants for employment with The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States (i.e., H1-B or other employment-based immigration case).

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