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Executive Assistant

Puget Sound Esd
Job Location:
Renton, Washington 98055
Full time

Executive Assistant – Workers’ Compensation Trust

 The Workers’ Compensation Trust and Unemployment Pool (WCT-UP) of Puget Sound Educational Service District (PSESD) seeks an Executive Assistant to support the management team with administrative tasks and projects aligned with minimizing school districts’ total cost of unemployment and workers’ compensation risk and maximizing injured workers’ outcomes. Duties include providing a wide variety of complex and confidential administrative support; prioritizing and analyzing support requests, and providing recommendations for action; and communicating information to staff, other organizations, public agencies, and governing bodies.

Minimum Qualifications (PSESD encourages all candidates meeting the minimum qualifications to apply)

  • BA in job-related area (Community College and/or Vocational degree in same and progressively responsible job-related work experience may substitute for BA)
  • Intermediate proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Writing, proofreading, and editing experience
  • Experience inputting, manipulating, and analyzing data in a spreadsheet and/or database.
  • Project planning experience
  • Experience with meeting organization, including preparing and providing minutes for board meetings

Pre-employment proficiency testing is conducted prior to interviews

Preferred Qualifications (Cover letter should specifically address any experience meeting the preferred qualifications)

The ideal candidate has experience managing multiple projects in a busy office environment, as well as effectively collaborating with and serving as liaison between other departments, organizations, community members, and stakeholders.

This is a full-time, year ‘round exempt position, located in Renton, Washington. 

Salary: $52,771 - $61,198/year.   Candidate offers consider experience, qualifications and internal equity.  Excellent benefits/retirement package, including 24 days/year annual leave, 11 paid holidays, participation in Washington State Department of Retirement System and Tax-Sheltered Annuity Plan, and the opportunity to work in a friendly and customer-centric environment. 

Open until filled; for best consideration, submit complete application by Monday, 11/20/2017

It is the policy of the Puget Sound Educational Service District (PSESD) to employ persons on the basis of experience, training and merit, and to provide equal access of agency facilities to designated youth groups. PSESD does not discriminate against any employee, applicant, program or activity because of race, creed, color, national origin, families with children, sex, marital status, sexual orientation including gender expression or identity, age, religion, genetic information, honorably discharged veteran or military status, or the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability, or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal by a person with a disability, except as necessary to meet a bona fide occupational qualification. Puget Sound ESD complies with applicable federal, state, and local laws as may pertain thereto. Title IX/RCW 28A.640 Officer, and Section 504 Coordinator: Denise Altheimer; 800 Oakesdale Ave. SW, Renton, WA 98057; 425-917-7600.

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