Join the City of Moscow Team…
The City of Moscow is looking for a highly motivated, positive person to join the City of Moscow as an Administrative Specialist supporting the Community Events Department. The City of Moscow looks for people committed to their community and take pride in providing an essential service for their neighbors. The nature of this work requires attention to detail, a good work ethic, the ability to work well with a team, and a desire to learn and grow in the field of public service.
Administrative Specialist positions in different departments or divisions may have tasks that vary widely, while overall responsibilities are very similar. Typical responsibilities include broad administrative support as required, data entry, accounting, reporting, research, and special projects as assigned. Accuracy, attention to detail, and the ability to coordinate and communicate effectively and provide exceptional internal and external customer service are required of all Administrative Specialists.
Supervised by the Community Events Manager, this position provides administrative assistance and programmatic support to the Community Events Division operations, activities, and initiatives. Work includes on-the-ground and in-office support for the Moscow Farmers Market, implementation of annual events such as the 4th of July Celebration, National Farmers Market Week Celebration, Vandal Town Block Party, and more. Administrative tasks include maintenance of office operations, coordinating volunteers, designing and preparing public relations materials, creating social media content, coordinating agendas and minutes for Commission meetings and more. The schedule for this position adjusts seasonally, Tuesday through Saturday from May to October, and Monday through Friday for the balance of the year. Other nights and weekends may be required.
Successful candidates need any combination equivalent to graduation from high school and experience that provides the required skills, knowledge, and abilities to perform the position’s essential functions successfully. Six (6) months related experience in hospitality management, local government, or non-profit environment is preferred; One (1) year experience with youth and local food programming is also preferred. A valid driver’s license and the ability to pass a criminal history background check are required.
Starting pay is $18.60+ per hour, depending on experience. The deadline for applications is February 19 by 5 pm. A completed City application, resume, cover letter, one writing sample, and two graphic design samples are required for consideration. Acceptable samples include professional email correspondence, professional letter correspondence, printed education/outreach materials, and/or published social media posts. Please apply at https://www.ci.moscow.id.us/348/Human-Resources