Administrative Assistant I

DESCRIPTION:

The Siouxland Interstate Metropolitan Planning Council is a regional planning agency located in Sioux City, Iowa.  The agency is guided by a board of directors comprised of city and county-elected officials, representatives of the private sector and stakeholder organizations. Agency collaborates with local governments in long-range strategic and comprehensive planning, community and economic development activities, transportation planning issues, and regional program management including the Siouxland Regional Transit System. Siouxland Interstate Metropolitan Planning Council is an equal opportunity employer and a drug free workplace.

Administrative Assistant I is responsible for providing assistance and oversight of daily administrative operations and daily receptions. General purpose is to provide administrative support & assistance provided in a manner consistent with the mission and philosophy of Siouxland Interstate Metropolitan Planning Council & Siouxland Regional Transit System.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Answer, transfer, & follow up phone calls/voicemails.
  • Manage & maintain front reception, breakroom, supplies closets, & training room areas.
  • Organize office & assist in ways that optimize procedures.
  • Fax, scan, or copy records as needed.
  • Update & maintain meeting, vehicle, & conference rooms calendars.
  • Manage & sort incoming/outgoing mail.
  • Organize & send reminders for meetings or events.
  • Prepare & organize conference rooms for meetings or events.
  • Take minutes for boards/committees.
  • Receive & update vehicle mileage for Finance Department.
  • Assist Finance Department in basic accounting functions (deposits, check scanning, & prepare audit materials).

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Associate’s Degree in Office Administration or a minimum of 2 years of assistant experience, preferably in a State and Local Government environment (Bachelors a plus).
  • Must be proficient in computer skills and have an in-depth knowledge of Microsoft Office.
  • Knowledge of standard office administrative practices and procedures.
  • Must have strong, verbal, and written communication skills.
  • Must possess the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must maintain strict confidentiality.

SUPERVISION: Supervised by the Executive Director

WAGE LEVEL: $15.50-$18.00 per hour (commensurate with experience)

DEADLINE: Closing date is June 14, 2024, will not be accepting applications after closing date

START DATE: Looking for position to start July 8th or after

Please submit your resume & wage expectations to:

Michelle Bostinelos, Executive Director
Siouxland Interstate Metropolitan Planning Council

6401 Gordon Drive

Sioux City, IA 51106

Email: simpco@simpco.org

Fax: (712) 279-6920