Administrative Associate (Temporary)

City of Austin - Austin, TX4.2

Graduation from an accredited high school or equivalent, plus one (1) year of experience in general clerical/secretarial experience.

Any combination of education and/or work experience will substitute for minimum qualifications.

Notes to Applicants
1 position will be stationed and the East Austin Neighborhood Center at 211 Comal Street, Austin 78702. The second position will be stationed at the South Austin Neighbored Center, 2508 Durwood Street, Austin 78704.

When completing the City of Austin employment application :
A detailed, complete COA employment application is required. It helps us to better evaluate your qualifications and will be used to determine salary if you are selected for this position.
Please be sure to detail on the application all previous employment that you wish to be considered as part of your qualifications.
A cover letter is not required. In the cover letter candidates should describe, in concise detail, their interest in this position and highlight any prior experience that is relevant to this position.
A résumé is also required, but will not substitute for a complete COA employment application.
When completing the City of Austin employment application, Work experience listed must include month, year and a verifiable Supervisor or Human Resources phone number. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
Each individual who submits an Application as provided in the Municipal Civil Service Rules and meet the Minimum Qualifications for a Competitive Position shall be considered a Candidate for that Position. Employees, in Good Standing, who are Candidates within the Department or division that the Position resides in and who meet the Minimum and Preferred Qualifications (if any) of the Position will be included in the initial interview.

If you are selected to interview:
Military/Veterans must provide a copy of their DD214 at the time of initial interview to receive military/veteran interview preference
This position will require a pre-employment Criminal Background Investigation (CBI).
If you are identified as a top candidate, verification of your education, which may include High School graduation or GED, undergraduate and/or graduate degrees, will be required.
All Austin Public Health worksite locations are tobacco-free. Use of tobacco products and/or e-cigarettes is not permitted on any APH worksite – including parking lots, garages or in any personal vehicle located on the premises.
Applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. Please note that the Department may close the job posting at any time after 7 days.

Pay Range
$15.27 – $16.86

Monday – Thursday 8 am to 6 pm
Friday 8 am to 12 pm

Job Close Date
Type of Posting External
Department Austin Public Health
Regular/Temporary Temporary (No benefits)
Grant Funded or Pooled Position Grant Funded
Category Clerical
Location 211 Comal Street and 2508 Durwood Street
Preferred Qualifications
Customer service experience with the general public
Basic knowledge of community social services
Basic knowledge of computer use and programs
Ability to understand and speak Spanish
Ability to provide valid Class C TX Driver’s License and ability to provide own transportation to travel in and around Austin/Travis Co.
Duties, Functions and Responsibilities
For the Duties, Functions and Responsibilities of this position, please click the job description below:

Administrative Associate Job Description

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
For the Duties, Functions and Responsibilities of this position, please click the job description below:

Administrative Associate Job Description

Criminal Background Investigation This position has been approved for a Criminal Background Investigation.
City of Austin is committed to compliance with the American Disabilities Act. If you require reasonable accommodation during the application process or have a question regarding an essential job function, please call (512) 974-3210 or TTY (512) 974-2445.

Information For City Employees: If you are an employee within the department, are in good standing and meet both the minimum and preferred qualifications, then you will receive an initial interview.