Executive Assistant To Director

County of San Bernardino
Full Time 18 per week $58,376 - $70,958 Per year CA San Bernardino County Human Resources, 157 5th St, San Bernardino, CA 92415, United States Apply before 5/26/2024 11:59


Job Summary

Are you an administrative support/secretarial professional looking to join a great team with opportunity for growth and development?  If so, The City of San Bernardino invites you to apply to be an Executive Assistant. The current vacancy is in the Human Resources Department; however, the list established will be used to fill future vacancies throughout the City. 

We are looking for:  

  • A self-starter who isable to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft 365 products: Executive Assistants use Microsoft Office to schedule meetings, create documents, manage projects.
  • Experience performing  complex tasks: You will be responsible for developing, monitoring, and analyzing complex budgets, and making recommendations.
  • Good writer: Can write well, using proper grammar and syntax: You will be responsible for writing emails, documents, flyers, and reports. 
  • Demonstrated experience with highly sensitive and confidential office administrative and executive support functions 

What you will usually do: 
Provide a wide array of complex, diverse and confidential secretarial, administrative and executive support to a deputy director, division manager or leader.  

1. Be involvement in broad department/division issues and interaction with top City management and elected officials on program and operational matters, some of which may be complex, sensitive and confidential.  

2. Use word processing software, compose memoranda, correspondence, agenda items, reports, forms and other documents often of a highly sensitive and confiden­tial nature; proofread typed and other materials for accuracy, completeness and compliance with City standards, policies and procedures; ensures materials, reports and documents for signature are accurate and complete.

3.   Maintain calendars; schedules, arrange and confirm meetings, appointments, conferences and other events and activities; screen requests for appointments; make and confirm travel arrangements for the manager and other staff; submit conference registration; arrange hotel and flight reservations.

4.    Receive and screen visitors and telephone calls, provide information and handling issues that may require sensitivity and sound independent judgment; respond to requests for information; conduct research regarding complaints received and refer issues to appro­priate staff or take or recommend action to resolve the issue; receive, route and may process mail, documents, forms and other department/division specific documents.

About the City: 
The City of San Bernardino is a community rich in history and cultural diversity. Influences of Native Americans, Mexican settlers, and Spanish missionaries can still be seen throughout the City today. From 1810 to the present, San Bernardino has been recognized for its scenic beauty and strategic location. Today, the City of San Bernardino serves as the county seat and is the largest city in the County of San Bernardino with a population of 222,203.  

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

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Minimum Qualifications

Education and Experience:

High school diploma or G.E.D.; 


six (6) years of increasingly responsible office, administrative, or secretarial experience, at least three (3) of which were at an executive assistant level;


an equivalent combination of training and experience. Associates degree preferred.

Licenses, Certifications, and Equipment:

A valid California driver’s license is required.

Physical Requirements and Work Environment:  

Employees work under typical office conditions, and the noise level is usually quiet. While performing the duties of this job, employees are regularly required to sit, walk, and stand; talk or hear, both in person and by telephone; use hands repetitively to manipulate, handle, feel, or operate standard office equipment, reach with hands and arms; and lift up to 25 pounds.   Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.

Supplemental Information

City Benefits:  The City offers an attractive compensation and benefit package, that includes:

  • Retirement - Participation in the California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS). Tier I Employees hired before 10/3/11:  CalPERS 2.7% at 55; Classic members with less than 6 months separation: CalPERS 2% at 55, single highest year plan. New members, CalPERS 2% at 62, three highest year average plan.
  • Health Insurance
    • The City contributes $1,125.00 (Employee Only), $1,377.00 (Employee+1), or $1,841.00 (Employee+Family) for medical, dental and vision premiums. 
    • Eligible employees who waive all medical, dental, vision, supplemental life, and supplemental AD&D benefits will receive an annual “Health Insurance Waiver Stipend” of $4,000.00 every first paycheck of December.
  • Leave
    • Vacation - 80 hours annually , accrued bi-weekly; available for use after one (1) year.
    • Sick Leave - 96 hours annually, accrued bi-weekly; available for use after ninety (90) days.
    • 13 holidays, plus 18 hours of floating holiday time.
Life & AD&D Insurance- The City provides Term Life and AD&D Insurance.
  • Other - Optional Deferred Compensation Plan, flexible benefits plan, pre-tax childcare plan, employee assistance program, and all other benefits which are received by Management/Confidential unit employees of the City per Memorandum of Understanding.
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All applicants must submit clear, concise, and complete information regarding their qualifications for the position, including detailed responses to all supplemental questions. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of the application or supplemental application materials.   The selection process will consist of:Successful candidates will be placed on an eligible list, and highly qualified candidates will be referred to the appointing authority for further consideration. Candidates advancing in the selection process will receive information/instructions via email only. The City of San Bernardino will provide reasonable accommodation for the known physical or mental limitations of a qualified applicant with a disability. It is the responsibility of candidates with a disability requiring accommodation in the assessment process to contact the Human Resources Department to request such accommodation prior to the closing date of this recruitment. Please call 909-384-5104 or email campos_ja@sbcity.org  for additional information regarding requests for accommodation.