The Department of Ecology is Washington's environmental protection agency. Our mission is to protect, preserve and enhance Washington's land, air and water for current and future generations. We support environmental work throughout Washington. Nearly 70 percent of our budget is passed through to local communities to pay for projects that benefit the environment. We were founded in 1970 as the first agency in the nation dedicated to environmental protection.
Protecting Washington State's environment for current and future generations is what we do every day at Ecology. We have a culture that is invested in making a difference. If you want to join a team that is highly effective, collaborative, has leadership that embraces the value of people, Ecology is a good fit.
The Toxics Cleanup Program (TCP) is looking to fill an Administrative Assistant 3 position for our Union Gap office.
We are looking for applicants who are professional, organized, and possess excellent written and verbal communication skills. We want someone who can work with a diverse audience and perform in a fast-paced, dynamic environment. Applicants should have strong time management and calendaring skills, and understand the importance of confidentiality. Team players who have experience preparing education and outreach materials for the public would be strong contenders.
As an agency, our mission is to protect, preserve and enhance Washington's environment for current and future generations. We invest in our employees to create and sustain a working environment that encourages creative leadership, effective resource management, teamwork, professionalism and accountability. Maybe you've seen some of our recent stories on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram or our blog.
To learn more about our agency, please visit our website at www.ecology.wa.gov.
Agency Mission: Ecology's mission is to protect, preserve and enhance Washington's environment and to promote the wise management of our air, land and water for the benefit of current and future generations.
Accidental spills of dangerous materials and past business practices have contaminated land and water throughout the state. The Toxics Cleanup Program (TCP) works to remedy these situations, which range from cleaning up contamination from leaking underground storage tanks, to large, complex projects requiring engineering solutions. Our mission is to get and keep contaminants out of the environment.
Some of the key work activities of the Administrative Assistant 3 position include:
High school diploma or equivalent and three (3) years of progressively responsible experience in office/clerical, secretarial, bookkeeping, accounting, or general administrative work.
Formal education will substitute year-for-year for experience
Experience in office/clerical, secretarial, bookkeeping, accounting, or general administrative work should include the following:
Please view the full job announcement and application instructions online: Administrative Assistant