Executive Support Specialist 2 (Executive Assistant)
Consumer & Business Services-Director's Office - Salem, OR

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Z0119 Executive Support Specialist 2

The Department of Consumer and Business Services (DCBS) is a progressive business regulatory state agency dedicated to the mission of protecting and serving Oregon’s consumers and workers while supporting a positive business climate.

This position is with the Director's Office. The Director's Office provides DCBS with overall leadership. The director and deputy director provide general supervision over DCBS programs and divisions, as well as policy direction for the department. The Director's Office includes the following: Legislative Senior Policy Advisor/MLAC Administrator, Public Information Officer, Communications Services Section, Multicultural Communications Program, Internal Auditor, Employee Services Section, Ombudsman for Injured Workers, and Small Business Ombudsman.

The successful candidate will provide administrative and technical support services to the Senior Policy Advisor, some of which may be confidential in nature, as well as providing occasional support to other staff in the Director’s Office. In addition, this position serves as the back-up confidential Executive Assistant to the Director and the Deputy Director. The purpose of this position is also to provide a variety of administrative support to the Management-Labor Advisory Committee, some of which is confidential in nature.

INTERESTED? Here's What You Need:

The successful candidate will at a minimum have:

® One year of experience performing administrative duties in support of agency projects or programs.

Qualifying experience would involve data collection and analysis; project evaluation and/or analysis; interpretation and application of laws, rules, and regulations; or similar experience.


® Clearly and effectively communicate with individuals within and outside of the organization including sharing information appropriately.

® Ability to summarize written information into an understandable and accurate final product.

® Efficient in recording and transcribing meeting minutes.

® Experience providing direct administrative support to managers or high level executives.

® Experience with Administrative Rulemaking laws and procedures.

® Experience working independently and coordinating activities with competing deadlines.


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