Missoula Conservation District (“District”) seeks an Administrative Assistant. The District is a political subdivision of the State of Montana, a regulatory agency, with a mission to promote sustainable resource management for all the natural resources within its boundaries. The District administers The Natural Streambed and Land Preservation Act of 1975 (310 Law) and manages conservation related grants, education, and equipment programs within Missoula County.
The Administrative Assistant position requires a team-oriented disposition, a demonstrated capacity to develop and maintain positive professional relationships with a diverse constituency, sustained attention to detail, the ability to excel in an occasionally stressful and fast-paced office work environment, and satisfaction working for a board-directed organization. Duties require excellent oral and written communication and the ability to maintain up-to-date proficiency with programs and technology related to office administration, including but not limited to Microsoft Office Suite, WordPress themes and plugins, and Salesforce or similar software. See full Job Description for position details.
This is a part-time position (30 hours per week). Work hours are Monday through Friday, 9:00 AM until 3:30 PM. Additionally, the Administrative Assistant is required to attend and record minutes at evening Board meetings that occur once per month (generally the second Monday of the month). The day of the monthly Board meeting will require work in excess of 6 hours.
The workload is greater in the spring, summer, and fall, especially in the weeks leading up to and following the District meetings. In addition to regular meeting attendance, the employee may be required to run errands and attend special events or meetings on evenings or weekends and travel overnight.