City of Carlsbad, CA - Carlsbad, CA

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Want to be a part of a high-performing team committed to excellence and passionate about serving the community? Enjoy working in a fast-paced, creative environment that values new ideas?

The City of Carlsbad has an immediate opening for an administrative assistant within its Communications Department. The successful candidate will possess a can-do attitude and will thrive in a fast-paced, creative environment that values new ideas and welcomes new ways to increase efficiency.

The administrative assistant is an hourly position, anticipated to work approximately 20 hours a week. Hourly positions are not benefitted, and cannot exceed 1,000 total hours worked within one fiscal year.

First review of applications will be September 3, 2013.

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Key Responsibilities:

This position will support all functions of city communication, including communication and marketing of city programs and services through newsletters and flyers, media and digital communication, special event promotion and other public information duties.


The successful candidate will have a can-do attitude and bring the following traits and abilities to this job:

Enjoys being at the center of a dynamic, busy department

Ability to multitask and manage multiple deadlines

Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office

Attention to detail

Likes to be organized

Excellent proofreading skills

Top notch customer service

Thinks it’s fun finding new ways to increase efficiency

Happy doing clerical work

Experience & Education:

Any experience and education that could likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities for the qualifications outlined below:

One to three years of clerical experience performing varied clerical duties is preferred.

Special Requirements
Candidate must possess excellent proofreading skills.