Village of Grayslake
Executive Assistant (Full-Time)
The Village of Grayslake (population 20,906) is located in central Lake County, approximately forty (40) miles north of Chicago. The Village is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Executive Assistant with the Village’s customer service team.
This is a highly responsible professional position that requires a self-motivated, dependable, and creative individual who possesses an ability to exercise mature judgment, maintain confidentiality, prioritize multiple responsibilities simultaneously, self-organize, and perform work independently. An applicant should also possess good communication skills and have exceptional customer service skills.
While working as a member of the Village’s Management Services team, the position involves a variety of work having a customer service focus. A significant amount of time is dedicated to Building Department functions including conveyance of building requirement information, answering building customer inquiries, and permit processing. The successful applicant will manage and/or assist with several administrative processes, interact with citizens to resolve requests or answer questions, and assist with the creation of supporting documentation for various projects as they arise.
The starting salary for this position is $50,000 - $60,000 DOQ with an excellent benefit package. Five to 10 plus years of progressively responsible experience in a professional work environment is desired. An applicant must have strong administrative skills and be proficient in Microsoft Office products (Outlook, Word, and Excel) and type at minimum 80 words per minute. Municipal experience and familiarity with building/construction permitting is a plus.
Interested candidates should email a detailed cover letter explaining interest in position, completed employment application, and resume to: Jennifer Hess, Deputy Village Clerk, firstname.lastname@example.org. The cover letter, employment application, and resume may also be mailed to the Village of Grayslake, Attn: Jennifer Hess, 10 South Seymour Avenue, Grayslake, IL 60030. Position will remain open until filled. The Village of Grayslake is an equal opportunity employer.
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The Village of Grayslake is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The Village of Grayslake accepts for employment and promotes its employees without regard to race, color, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental handicap unrelated to ability for an individual, or an unfavorable discharge from a military service and bases appointments and promotions on merit, experience, and other qualifications applied fairly to all applicants and in accord with state and federal law.