Administrative Assistant

State Of Arizona Phoenix , AZ 85002

Posted 2 months ago



We are looking for results-oriented, driven individuals with a thirst for problem solving.

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At ADEQ our vision is to be the number one state in the nation in balanced, leading-edge environmental protection; through technical and operational excellence; and radical simplicity for customers and staff. We are currently looking for employees who are committed to our Agency, passionate to excel in their career and engaged in our mission. Only this caliber of employee will be successful in driving our Agency towards accomplishing our vision.

As the Administrative Assistant 3 supporting our Surface Water manager and staff, we will rely on you for a variety of complex administrative tasks including: research and special projects (i.e., organize outreach events, track budget expenses, assist with meeting facilitation and problem solving); general duties include travel coordination, managing meeting and project action items across multiple staff members, publishing public notices, filing, scheduling meetings, responding to file requests and customer inquiries, and creating/maintaining standard work.

Do you think you have the combination of commitment, passion, and talent to help drive this Agency to realizing our vision? If so, apply today. To learn more about us, our organizational habits known as the ADEQ Way, our culture, and other positions we have open, visit us at DEQ/careers


Ideal candidate will possess:

  • Three years responsible administrative experience; OR Bachelor's degree in a field appropriate to the assignment and two years responsible administrative experience; OR Master's degree in a field appropriate to the assignment and one year responsible administrative experience.

  • Skilled in verbal and written communication, Outlook calendar management. Ability to plan, analyze, coordinate activities and establish priorities; answer phone calls and direct to appropriate party; develop effective operating procedures, draft presentations and briefing documents.

  • Excellent time management skills required.

  • Knowledge of the principles and practices of administration; value stream priorities and admin support needs; travel request standard work and policies; agency or program rules, regulations and operating procedures; project management; problem-solving skills.

  • Driver's license required - possession of and ability to retain a current, valid state-issued driver's license. Employees who drive on state business are subject to driver's license record checks. Must maintain acceptable driving records and must complete any required driver training.


Among the many benefits of a career with the State of Arizona, there are:

  • 10 paid holidays per year

  • Accrual of sick and annual leave beginning at 12 and 13 days per year respectively for full-time employees

  • A top-ranked retirement program with lifetime pension benefits

  • A robust and affordable insurance plan to include medical, dental, life, short-term and long-term disability

  • An incentivized commuter club and public transportation subsidy program

  • We promote the importance of work/life balance by offering workplace flexibility

  • We offer a variety of learning and career development opportunities

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Arizona State Government is an AA/EEO/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer. Hired employees will be subject to E-Verify. Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation such as a sign language interpreter or an alternative format by contacting Margarita Lane, [email protected] Requests should be made as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation.

Having trouble applying? Email [email protected] or call 602-542-4700 for assistance

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Administrative Assistant

State Of Arizona