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Requisition Number 21-0208
Title Admin Asst II
City Fairfield
State CA
Job Family Power Operations
Shift Days
Employee Type Regular
Subject to DOT Regulations No
Percent of Travel Required 0
Relocation Provided No
Location Wolfskill Energy Ctr
Description Job Summary: (responsibilities include but are not limited to the following, other duties may be assigned):

Based out of our Yuba City, California location with travel requirements to Fairfield, California, this role performs a variety of administrative support duties to all levels of management and/or staff within a department. Answers and screens telephone calls, takes messages and monitors voicemail. Processes daily incoming and out-going mail. Manages calendars, coordinates meetings and books travel arrangements for one or more managers, staff. Maintains and organizes department and project files. Depending on level and experience, may prepare a variety of reports including weekly/monthly department status updates, routine project progress, business development activities and expense reports frequently using Microsoft applications such as Word, Excel and PowerPoint. At the top level, provides work leadership and may day-to-day tasks to less experienced administrative assistants. May handle a wide variety of situations and conflicts involving administrative functions of the office and may handle confidential information, as needed.

Job Responsibilities:

• 60/40 percent travel between sites. Where 60% of the time is spent in Yuba City, California and 40% of the time is spent in Fairfield, California
• Knowledge of the job and company policies to complete routine and non-routine assignments.
• Proficient application of software, tools and department processes.
• Under general supervision, ensures timely and accurate performance of responsibilities; produces quality results with work periodically reviewed.
• Decisions typically narrow in scope and may impact a task outcome or workflow of the team/work group.
• Completes tasks that require an ability to recognize deviation from accepted practices for a single department or function.
• Works on semi-routine assignments.
• Works under general supervision.
• Normally follows established procedures for routine work, requires instructions only on new assignments.
• Shares routine and non-routine information to identify needs and provide information.
• Majority of contact is internal and often involves coordination and collaboration between departments.
Requirements • High School Diploma or equivalent.
• Typically requires minimum of 3 years’ experience, including comprehensive knowledge of tools, software and other technologies.
  • Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.
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