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Deschutes County Administrative Support Technician, Community Development Department in Bend, Oregon

Administrative Support Technician, Community Development Department

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Administrative Support Technician, Community Development Department


$3,419.83 - $4,582.92 Monthly


Bend, OR

Job Type

Regular, full time, full benefits


Community Development

Job Number



4/12/2021 11:59 PM Pacific

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Deschutes County is currently accepting applications for an Administrative Support Technician for the Community Development Department (CDD). This position will help support the needs of the department by performing a variety of standardized duties associated with general office assistance. Duties include heavy customer contacts in person, by phone and by email; copy support for brochures, handouts and other documents as needed; providing administrative assistant to the CDD division; providing coverage to reception desk as needed; processing incoming and outgoing mail; monitoring and ordering office supplies; coordinating Property & Facilities work orders; scheduling and registering employees for conferences or events; preparing permit packets for issuance, including checking permits for accurate fees and notifying customers when permits are ready to issue; preparing correspondence and other documents as needed; filing construction plans and maintaining the file room in an orderly fashion; and assisting the Assessor's office with questions about scanned floor plans, checking for accuracy and retrieving plans from archives.

*This posting is not meant to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities, but rather constitutes a general definition of the position's scope and function.

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$3,419.83 to $4,582.92 per month for a 172.67 hour work month. Excellent County benefit package when eligible. This union-represented position is available immediately.

Minimum Qualifications

High school diploma or GED equivalent; AND two years of administrative support experience; OR any equivalent combination of training, education, and experience that provides the required skills and knowledge to perform the job.

Knowledge of:

  • Principles and practices of file management, accounting/bookkeeping, record keeping, case management, and records management.

  • Techniques for dealing with the public, in person and over the telephone.

  • Business and personal computers, and specialized software applications.

Skill in:

  • Performing a variety of clerical functions to support CDD operations.

  • Entering data and numerical information into a computer system with speed and accuracy, and maintaining electronic records, files, and databases.

  • Interpreting a variety of technical instructions and program requirements.

  • Reviewing documents for accuracy, completeness, and compliance with requirements.

  • Understanding and explaining rules, regulations, codes, laws, and ordinances.

  • Establishing and maintaining cooperative working relationships with co-workers.

  • Communicating effectively verbally and in writing.

Necessary Special Requirements

Possession of or ability to obtain a valid Oregon driver's license within 30 days of hire date. The employment offer will be contingent upon presentation of an acceptable and verifiable driver's license, pre-employment screening for criminal history, driving history, and controlled substances (NOTE: Positive test results for marijuana use may result in rescission of a contingent offer of employment). This screening must be completed with satisfactory findings in order for a formal offer of employment to be extended.

Physical Requirements:Must have the ability to work in an office that is environmentally controlled; possess sufficient hand coordination to perform keyboarding and data entry; arm/hand movements to retrieve work materials and operate a variety of general office equipment. The position is frequently required to sit, walk, stoop, bend, kneel, reach, stand, grasp, talk, hear, see, and may occasionally lift up to 10 pounds.

Excellent County benefit package when eligible.

Deschutes County offers eligible employees a comprehensive health care package that covers medical, prescription, dental, and vision coverage for employees and their eligible dependents at a minimal cost of $90 per month. Coverage becomes effective the first of the month following 1 month of employment. Included in the health care package is the Deschutes Onsite Clinic (DOC), which provides a wide range of health, wellness, and primary care services to employees and their dependents. The DOC offers convenient hours and no out-of-pocket costs to patients. The DOC Pharmacy is a full service pharmacy available to employees and dependents to have their prescriptions filled at a discounted co-pay. In addition to the health care package, Deschutes County provides a generous and comprehensive benefits program to eligible employees.

Employer paid benefit offerings include:

  • Life Insurance for employee and dependents

  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance

  • Long-term Disability Insurance

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Retirement Program through Oregon PERS

  • Time Management Leave

Employee paid voluntary benefit offerings include:

  • 125 Flexible Spending Program

  • 457 Deferred Compensation Program

  • Supplemental Life and Accident Insurance

To learn more about Deschutes County's generous benefit offerings, please click on Employee Benefits.


This position requires a High school diploma or GED equivalent; AND two years of administrative support experience; OR any equivalent combination of training, education, and experience that provides the required skills and knowledge to perform the job. Do you meet the requirements as listed above?

  • Yes

  • No


Please describe how you meet the minimum requirements. Include any education and or years of relevant experience that you would like to be considered.


Please describe why you are a good candidate for the Administrative Support Technician position, including examples which demonstrate your ability to perform standard administrative support duties, prepare correspondence, file and keep records, screen incoming calls, process mail, and maintain confidentiality.


Are you proficient with word processing, spreadsheet and electronic database programs?

  • Yes

  • No


Please describe your experience and knowledge using various office software programs.

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Deschutes County Human Resources


1300 NW Wall Street Suite 201Bend, Oregon, 97703


(541) 330-4643



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