Office Assistant

  • City of University Place
  • 3609 Market Place West Ste 200,, University Place, Washington
  • Jun 23, 2022
Part Time Clerical and Administrative Support Community and Economic Development
  • Salary: $2,736 - $3,601 (pro-rated based on 30 hours per week) + excellent benefits package USD
  • Phone: 2534602514
  • Apply By: Jul 05, 2022


Under the supervision of the Permits Manager, performs administrative functions as well as routine clerical duties that include word processing, filing, processing mail, receives and processes permits, maintaining records, answering phones, greeting the public, providing information about the City and community, and performs general office duties as assigned

Job Description

Examples of essential job duties:

Job functions and responsibilities are intended to provide a descriptive list illustrative of the range of duties performed by employees.  The omission of specific duties does not exclude them from the position if the work if similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.

1. Answers telephones, greets office visitors, provides routine information to the public, and takes messages or refers callers or visitors to appropriate personnel.

2.  Maintains and files records in accordance with the WA State Retention Schedule and performs routine records management.

3.  Processes incoming and outgoing City mail.  Orders supplies as needed/approved.

4.  Accepts payments for animal license and alarm permits; process daily deposits. May assists in processing various City permits as needed.

5.  Types forms, correspondence, memoranda, reports, and other materials from copy or rough draft.  Proofreads various written materials such as reports, correspondence, and forms for accuracy.

Job Requirements

Requires high school graduation or GED and two (2) years of related experience, or equivalent of combination of education and experience.  Public sector experience is preferred.

Special Instructions

City application, cover letter, and resume are required. An application form may be obtained from the City's webpage at Job Opportunities I University Place ( or from the University Place main reception desk located at 3609 Market Place W., Suite 200, University Place, WA 98466.  Submit completed application packet to:     


Job Address

3609 Market Place West Ste 200,, University Place, Washington 98466 United States View Map