Administrative Assistant

Minneapolis, MN

This position will provide administrative support to engineers, architects, contractors and executive staff members. Under the direction of the Records Coordinator, this person will assist in organizing record keeping, documentation and correspondence regarding construction projects and perform all related administrative duties. Key duties will include assisting in the formatting and preparation of planning documents, including long term comprehensive plans and zoning ordinances. Other duties will include typing correspondence, making photocopies, distributing information, screening calls, answering inquiries, entering data and making referrals as required.


  • Convert Adobe/PDF documents into Microsoft documents; this includes editing converted documents and redesigning formats where necessary.
  • Serve as back-up to the front desk.
  • Type letters, memos, correspondence, reports, etc.
  • Open, date stamp as required, and distribute incoming mail.
  • Proofread and distribute service disruption notices to appropriate stakeholders and maintain contact lists.
  • Attend departmental staff meetings.
  • Submit monthly utility bills to accounts receivable for processing.
  • Photocopy materials.
  • Assist with record retention processes.
  • Incorporate the goals, objectives and operating philosophy of the Commission into the management of daily activities.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Maintain departmental calendar


  • Two years post-secondary education in business or related field.
  • Five years of experience performing administrative support where the primary duties included distributing information, responding to requests, typing, editing and formatting documents.
  • Intermediate proficiency in Microsoft Outlook and Microsoft Word.
  • Basic experience with Adobe Acrobat, including creating forms.
  • Ability to work independently on multiple tasks and allocate time efficiently.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with a broad range of customers.
  • Demonstrated organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to work as a team player in a priority-driven environment.
  • Ability to pass and maintain the background and security clearances required by employer.
  • Experience working in an engineering, architectural or construction office.
  • Experience maintaining or creating construction or design standards.
  • Experience working with construction specifications.
  • Ability to read architectural or engineering drawings and understand material specifications.

Post Date: 09.10.2019

Salary: Dependent on Qualifications

Shift: 1st

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