Administrative Assistant - Land Use Department

Job Description

Position Title:             Administrative Assistant I
Department:                Land Use Department
Supervisor:                 Land Use Administrative Officer
Hours:                         20 hours per week  (Schedule varies)
Salary:                        $13.71 to $18.92/hour (Single Benefits Eligible)
Union Position:          Grade  D

Skills:  Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Windows version), including Word and Excel; experience maintaining organized electronic and paper files; excellent customer service skills, including ability to work collaboratively with staff and consultants. 

Position Purpose:  Perform clerical and administrative duties for the Land Use Administrative Officer.  Provide individuals with the necessary procedural information and materials for Zoning, Planning, Historic District and Conservation Commission. Understanding of the Town Ordinances, Zoning Ordinances, Land Development and Subdivision regulations needed. Provide primary administrative and clerical support to the Land Use Administrative Officer. Serve as Clerk for Conservation and Historic District Commissions. A general understanding and working knowledge of how each Board or Commission operates and their respective duties. Execute procedures and maintain detailed records to ensure vendor compliance with the Town’s ordinance. May attend all Historic District and Conservation Commission meetings and take minutes. Schedule to be determined by the Land Use Administrative Officer. Assistance with application procedure, preparation of agenda, attendance of monthly and special meeting, monthly work sessions. Preparation of monthly minutes, packets and distribution of decisions and advisories. Night meetings are required. In the absence of the Land Use Administrative Officer assume added responsibilities. Work in conjunction with members of the Building Department. 

Job Qualifications: 
Education:   High School diploma or equivalent.

Special Job Requirements:   Understanding of legal aspects of Town Ordinances.

Applications are available at Town Hall or  Applications must be submitted to Edward L. Roberge, Town Manager, P.O. Box 220, #16 Old Town Road, Block Island, RI 02807 by 3:00 pm on May 14 , 2018.  EOE

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