Executive Assistant

Office of Senator Wilk
California State Senate | California Senate District 21

Starting Salary: $1,989
Job Posted On: Nov-07-2022
Filing Deadline: Until Filled

Are you looking for an exciting and fast-paced career that is actively working on critical legislation to improve California, address issues in our communities and to meet the needs of all Californians? Consider the California State Senate and be part of an organization that serves to strengthen the State through dedicated service to all. We are looking for enthusiastic and motivated individuals to join our team. If you are interested in a challenging opportunity in a high-energy, team-oriented environment, you are encouraged to apply.

BASIC FUNCTIONS:

Under the direct supervision of the Chief of Staff and District Director, the Executive Assistant is responsible for front desk operations and general office duties, as well as supporting constituent services. Applicants must be flexible, organized, detail-oriented, and able to work well with a variety of people.

DUTIES:

The Executive Assistant will perform various district office duties including processing constituent correspondence, answering phones, greeting visitors, coordinating office resources, facilitating events, and tracking team projects. The employee will assist and meet with constituents and advocates as required.

DESIRABLE SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE:

Ideal candidates will have experience working in a fast-paced office environment and will work well as part of a collaborative team. Candidates should have strong interpersonal communication skills and an understanding of the Legislature and California government, and local issues. Knowledge of the Legislative Constituent Management System (LCMS) is a plus.

EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS:

High school diploma required.
Bachelor’s degree preferred.

If you are offered this position and are vaccinated, you will be required to submit a copy of your COVID vaccination card with your new hire paperwork.

LOCATION, SALARY AND FILING DATE:

This position is located in California Senate District 21
*Salary at a 51% time base starts at $1,989 per month plus benefits.
Final salary is commensurate with experience and education.
Applications will be accepted until position is filled.

BENEFITS:

The Senate offers a competitive benefit package, which includes:
  • Health
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS)
  • 401(k) and 457 plans
  • Flexible spending accounts

SUBMIT COVER LETTER, RESUME, AND SENATE APPLICATION VIA EMAIL TO:

Eileen Ricker,
Chief of Staff Office of Senator Wilk
Eileen.Ricker@sen.ca.gov

The Senate application form is available through the Senate job webpage: www.senate.ca.gov/senatejobs

The California State Senate values diversity at all levels of the organization and is committed to fostering an environment in which employees from a variety of backgrounds, cultures, and personal experiences are welcomed and can thrive. The Senate believes the diversity of our employees and their unique ideas inspire innovative solutions to strengthen our ability to support the legislature. Join the California State Senate and help us support California communities.
 
Date Posted 11/07/2022
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