Job Title: Clerk of the Board / Administrative Specialist
Organization Name: Port of Port Angeles
Job Location: Port Angeles, WA
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Salary: $55,000 - $65,000 DOE
Job Posting Expiration Date: Until filled - First review of applications will begin Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Job Description: 

The Clerk provides high level admin support to the Port Commission, attends all open public meetings and records the proceedings. This position also provides admin support to the executive team and assists with human resources. The ideal candidate will have experience working for a government entity with impeccable customer service, writing, computer and multi-tasking skills. Knowledge of the Open Public Meetings and Public Records Acts preferred. Must type 65 accurate words per minute.


  • Strong organizational skills that reflect ability to perform and prioritize multiple tasks seamlessly in a high-pressure environment with last minute changes.
  • Ability to work independently, strong initiative, proactive planning, and acute attention to detail.
  • Proven ability to handle confidential information with integrity and discretion.
  • Ability to respectfully address the Commission and others in public, and prepare clear and concise records of public proceedings.
  • Ability to learn, interpret and apply regulations affecting assigned areas of responsibility, such as, Open Public Meetings Act, Public Records Act.
  • Ability to develop, implement, and maintain effective record keeping systems and procedures.
  • Excellent computer skills and understanding of software uses and concepts is essential. Expert level knowledge and work experience with the Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook), Revised: 06/18/2015 3 website administration tools, and Adobe.
  • Exceptional customer service skills.
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form. Ability to write reports and fill out forms accurately.
  • Ability to proficiently utilize calculators, copy machines and other office equipment
  • Ability to read, write and speak the English language at a level for efficient job performance.
  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret business periodicals, government regulations, and company handbooks.


Preferred Work Experience:

  • Ten years general experience with five (5) plus years in a high-level administrative position with increasingly responsible administrative and executive support experience.
  • Experience working for government, a municipality and/or attorneys preferred.

Preferred Education and Training:

  • Minimum High School Graduate.
  • Advanced training in office support programs (Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe) desired.
  • Knowledge, awareness and or training of the Revised Code of Washington (RCWs) preferred, specifically related to clerk duties (open public meeting and public records requirements).
  • Must type 65 accurate words per minute.
  • Notary Public or ability to obtain in 1 year from hire date.
  • Valid Washington State driver’s license.
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