The Executive Support Specialist is an ambassador for the Executive Department/Office of the CEO, requiring excellent communication and interpersonal skills and a strong commitment to the agency’s core values of accountability, equity & inclusion, initiative, integrity, mutual respect, teamwork and service-focused. Under general supervision, the Executive Support Specialist provides confidential and highly responsive executive support to the Department, including complex scheduling, meeting and travel logistics, public meetings of the agency’s Board of Directors, executive leadership team meetings and events, public disclosure, and other day-to-day office functions. Provides general administrative support to the CEO and Chief of Staff, as well as to the Communications and Public Affairs Department in matters related to the Executive Department/CEO.
Minimum of five years of experience as an administrative assistant or similar role involving the handling of confidential information.
Valid WA State driver’s license or the ability to obtain one prior to starting.
Two years of increasingly responsible experience supporting executive leadership of a public agency or corporation.
Municipal Clerk’s training or equivalent knowledge and experience with WA State’s Open Public Meetings Act and Public Disclosure Act.
Proficient Performance Requirements for Knowledge and Skills
Qualification to fulfill the full range of this position’s duties requires the following knowledge, which may be gained or further developed after entering the job:
Balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, fingering, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing/listening, seeing/observing, repetitive motions, carrying.
Medium Work: Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
Application and Selection Process:
On-line applications only.
Applicants who meet the minimum requirements may be scheduled for an interview as well as a variety of tests to demonstrate knowledge, and skills for the position. The evaluation process may include interviews, background checks, reference checks and various performance tests. Applicants for this job may be considered for other openings up to six months after the date this position is filled.
First consideration date September 6, 2022
Community Transit provides a tobacco-free and drug-free work environment. As a recipient of federal funds, Community Transit is an Equal Opportunity employer and does not unlawfully discriminate on any basis prohibited by Federal, State or Local law. We value and encourage diversity in our workforce. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability. Qualified applicants national origin, sex protected veteran status or disability.