Open Positions:

Part Time Administrative & Financial Assistant – VASWCD – Open Until June 16, 2017 @ 5PM

Primary job responsibilities include maintaining accurate detailed financial and administrative records to include payroll, grant support, contracts, reconciliations, budgets, and other fiduciary best practices. Primary job duties also include providing routine administrative assistant support to VASWCD staff in the planning, organization and implementation of key meetings, trainings, programs, special events and projects including the SWCD Directory, event planning and day-of event support, monitoring and reporting financial and other data for reporting purposes. This position also serves as the VASWCD receptionist by answering and directing phone calls and visitors to proper contacts and resources and serves as the VASWCD webmaster by updating and managing content on the VASWCD web pages.

Typically, this position works an estimated 24 hours per week, ideally Monday-Thursday from 9am-3pm, though work schedule arrangements may be negotiable. Technical skills required of this position include proficiency in QuickBooks, sound financial skills in accounting or bookkeeping, proficiency in typical office software including Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook, and basic proficiency in Word Press. A successful candidate must also have excellent interpersonal, communication and customer service skills, demonstrated ability to multi-task and prioritize effectively, ability to work cohesively and productively in a collaborative team based office environment and to work independently under general  supervision. This position requires the physical ability to perform assigned tasks involving loading, lifting and carrying moderate weight (25 lbs.).

The successful incumbent must have relevant experience performing comparable financial and administrative support duties, have a valid Virginia driver’s license and safe driving record. This position does require occasional travel.  The hourly rate for this position is $15/hour, but may be negotiable based on relevant education and experience.

To apply for this opportunity with the VASWCD, applicants must submit a (1) cover letter indicating relevant education and experience, (2) resume, as well as a completed (3) State application available for download here. A resume in lieu of a completed application will not be accepted. Applications should be submitted to kendall.tyree@vaswcd.org.  The deadline for the submission of applications is June 16 at 5:00 p.m. The full job description is available for download here. Questions should be directed to the VASWCD Executive Director, Dr. Kendall Tyree. The VSWCD is an equal opportunity employer.

Administrative  Assistant – Northern Neck SWCD – Application Due July 24, 2017 

The Northern Neck Soil & Water Conservation District (NNSWCD), a political subdivision of the Commonwealth of Virginia, is seeking a temporary part-time Administrative Assistant. This individual will assist in fulfilling the District’s mission of promoting the stewardship of natural resources through leadership, education, and technical assistance within Lancaster, Northumberland, Richmond, and Westmoreland Counties.

The Administrative Assistant shall have a degree or related experience in business administration and computers and be able to demonstrate proficiency in Microsoft Office Professional software.

The job responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • providing administrative support and data management for NNSWCD programs;
  • assisting with the promotion and processing of NNSWCD programs.

A complete Job Description and fillable NNSWCD Employment Application are available at: www.nnswcd.org/employment

Temporary part-time with maximum 24 hours/week

Salary Range: $10-$15/hour based on qualifications; no benefits

Submit cover letter, resume, and NNSWCD Employment Application by no later than July 24, 2017. Email to: kathy.clarke@nnswcd.org or submit via postal service to:

Northern Neck SWCD

Attn: District Manager

P.O. Box 220

Warsaw, VA 22572

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