Senior Executive Administrative Aide, Grade 18

Montgomery County Government - Rockville, MD4.0

The Office of the County Executive is seeking a Senior Executive Administrative Aide. T his position provides advanced level administrative support to an Assistant Chief Administrative Officer (ACAO) in the Office of the County Executive.

Duties include but are not limited to the following:
managing the ACAO's calendar;
scheduling and coordinating meetings and appointments;
acting as liaison between the ACAO and department and agency directors, senior managers, the County Council and other elected officials, representatives from outside organizations, County employees, and the general public;
tracking and monitoring the status of various issues, projects and initiatives;
planning and coordinating high profile meetings and events;
r esearching and developing agenda and other materials for use during official engagements; preparing minutes and summaries;
writing, editing, proofreading and formatting correspondence, reports and other documents;
create spreadsheets and prepare presentations.
Additional administrative duties include responding to inquiries, handling issues, making appropriate referrals, and providing staff support to designated work groups, task forces, committees, programs and functions including: leadership forums and management team meetings; senior management leadership retreat and recruits; countywide personnel/process/procedure related matters, special events and awards programs.

Excellent writing skills are critical to the selected candidate's success in this position.

Additional Employment Information
OHR reviews the minimum qualifications of all applicants, irrespective of whether the candidate has previously been found to have met the minimum requirements for the job or been temporarily promoted to the same position. This evaluation is based solely on the information contained in the application/resume submitted for this specific position/IRC.

Montgomery County Government is an equal opportunity employer, committed to workforce diversity. Accordingly, as it relates to employment opportunities, the County will provide reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities, in accordance with the law. Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the Office of Human Resources via email to . Individual determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made in accordance with all applicable laws.

Montgomery County Government also provides hiring preference to certain categories of veterans and veterans/persons with a disability. For more information and to claim employment preference, please refer to the Careers webpage on Hiring Preference .

All applicants will respond to a series of questions related to their education, relevant experience, knowledge, skills and abilities required to minimally perform the job. The applicant's responses in conjunction with his/her resume and all other information provided in the employment application process will be evaluated to determine the minimum qualification and preferred criteria status. Based on the results, the highest qualified applicants will be placed on an Eligible List and may be considered for an interview. Employees meeting minimum qualifications who are the same grade will be placed on Eligible List as a "Lateral Transfer" candidate and may be considered for interview.

If selected for consideration for this position, you may be required to provide evidence that you possess the knowledge, skills, and abilities indicated on your resume.

Minimum Qualifications
Experience: Seven (7) or more years of administrative aide experience.

Education : Graduation from high school or High School Certificate of completion recognized in the State of Maryland.

Equivalency : An equivalent combination of experience and education may be substituted.

Preferred Criteria
The applications of those individuals meeting the minimum qualifications will be reviewed to determine the extent, relevancy of training, and experience in the following areas:

Composing, editing, formatting and proofreading executive correspondence, memoranda, reports, and other written materials, to include creating concise, accurate and well written messages from verbal instructions.
Organizing and prioritizing work to meet deadlines and managing multiple assignments, while being detail oriented and flexible in a fast-paced, high pressure work environment.
Researching issues and collecting and organizing data and information from a variety of sources to prepare reports, presentations and other documents.
Data management and maintaining complicated, confidential files and records.
Use of a variety of office automation equipment and computer applications, including Microsoft Office Suite.
If selected for consideration for this position, you may be required to provide a writing sample.

Minimum Salary 45877 Maximum Salary 75653 Currency USD