New Job Temporary Admin Assistant - Fire Department In Alaska

Temporary Admin Assistant - Fire Department
Temporary Admin Assistant - Fire Department

Temporary Admin Assistant - Fire Department

Company : City of Bethel, Alaska
Salary : $25 an hour
Location : Alaska

Full Description

Date Posted:

Monday, October 11, 2021




25.00 per hr


Full-time, Mon-Fri, 0800-1700


Open until filled

Position Objectives:

Under the supervision of the Fire Chief, performs general administrative and clerical duties in support of City of Bethel goals and objectives.

**this position requires proof of vaccination against COVID-19 and variants prior to consideration for hire**

Duties and Responsibilities:

Essential Functions:

Updates and tracks a variety of electronic and paper files, records, reports, and related documents; maintains file integrity and confidentiality by adhering to Department policies and procedures; assures the accuracy of the electronic and paper filing systems.

Enters information into computer tracking systems; schedules, prepares and proofreads documents for distribution; prepares documents, collects data, and copies information from one record to another;

Researches files to obtain requested information, inserts additional data, and checks accuracy.

Compiles and updates statistical information, reports and related documents; attends meetings and takes and transcribes meeting minutes.

Answers incoming telephone and radio calls and directs the caller to the correct person or work group, or take and relays messages as appropriate.

Retrieves and distributes Department mail.

Greets and assists visitors; provides information and assistance within the scope of designated authority.

Prepares and assembles reports; may prepare time sheets for employees and keep daily records of attendance; processes documents and maintains department files and document logs as required.

Coordinates and schedules travel arrangements, meetings and appointments as requested.

Maintain absolute confidentiality of work-related issues, personnel records and City of Bethel information.

Minimum Requirements:

Knowledge of basic office procedures.

Ability to establish and maintain satisfactory work relationships with employees and the public.

Experience with office computers including some business applications, such as Word, Excel and willing to learn the City of Bethel databases and software.

Ability to handle fast paced multiple tasks, including phone inquiries, some radio traffic, faxed and written correspondence.

Desirable Training and Experience:

  • 1 year recent office experience in customer service.
  • High School Diploma, GED
  • Valid Alaska driver’s license



This is a temporary position with no benefits.

Physical Demands:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty and meet physical demands satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The employee must be able to continuously remain in a stationary position; continuously operate a computer and other office equipment, such as ten-key machine, copier, and printer; frequently communicate both in person and on the telephone; frequently read printed reports; occasionally move throughout the office to access files, office equipment, etc; and frequently travel to various locations off-site.

Work Environment: Work frequently involves working with others in an office setting open to the public on weekdays from 8am until 5pm.

More Information:

NOTE: Omission of any required documentation listed below will result in an incomplete application and you will not receive further consideration.

NOTE: Attaching a resume is not an alternative to filling out the application in its entirety. Indicating "see resume" or any similar response on any portion of your application may lead to a determination your application is incomplete and removal from consideration for this job posting.

More Information:

Submit completed and signed original City application form available at, resume, and three professional references to: James Harris, Director Human Resources, 300 State Highway, P.O. Box 1388, Bethel, AK 99559, email, phone 907-543-1371. All emailed applications must be followed up with a mailing of the signed original application.