State of Oregon Administrative Specialist 2 in Salem, Oregon

Administrative Specialist 2



Administrative Specialist 2


$3,051.00 - $4,419.00 Monthly


Salem, OR

Job Type



Administrative Services-Enterprise Goods and Services

Job Number



11/22/2018 11:59 PM Pacific

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Are you an experienced Administrative Assistant? Do you enjoy supporting multiple managers and building strong business relationships with a variety of stakeholders? If you answered yes to these questions, then this job is for you!

What you will do:

You will join a team of outstanding risk management professionals with the Department of Administrative Services (DAS), Risk Management program. In this role, you will provide both administrative and technical support to the Risk Management program in administering statewide Risk Management program services.

To view the complete position description and a full list of duties, click here.

What's in it for you?

You will have the opportunity to utilize your administrative skills for the benefit of the State of Oregon. You will work alongside your skilled and dedicated coworkers in an exciting and fast-paced environment, where no two days are ever the same! We offer full medical, vision, and dental with paid Sick Leave, Vacation, Personal Business leave and 10 paid holidays per year.

There is one, permanent, full-time (SEIU) represented, Administrative Specialist 2 position located in Salem, Oregon.

This recruitment will be used to establish a list of qualified applicants to fill the current vacancy and may be used to fill future vacancies as they occur.

Qualifications, Required & Requested Skills

To be considered for this position you must meet one of the following minimum qualifications (required skills):


Two years of experience as an administrative specialist or executive support specialist which included administrative support for a project, program, or operation. Administrative support includes those duties beyond clerical/secretarial such as: interpretation of laws, rules, and regulations; administrative data collection and analysis; and evaluation of projects, processes, and operations; OR

An equivalent combination of training and experience.

One year of postsecondary education may be substituted for up to one year of the experience.

Requested Skills (Desired Attributes)

  • Knowledge and expertise in property and casualty insurance principles

  • Ability to work independently and in teams

  • Ability to collect, analyze and interpret voluminous data

  • Ability to audit data from multiple sources, format and report out complex information

  • Ability to tactfully gain cooperation of others and cultivate relationships with Agency partners

  • Improve policies, processes and tools to benefit our customers and streamline program infrastructure

  • Computer proficiency with MS Outlook, Word and Excel

  • Ability to coordinate, manage, prioritize, and monitor multiple programs/projects

  • Proficient in creating letters and forms with macros preferred

  • Public contracting knowledge preferred

Additional Information

How to Apply

  • Click the "Apply" button above and complete the online application and supplemental questions.

  • Attach your current resume.

  • Attach your current cover letter.

Special Information

  • To receive Veterans' preference, you must attach appropriate documentation. For questions about documentation, please visit: Veterans Resources. Or call the Oregon Department of Veterans' Affairs at: 1-800-692-9666.

  • Employee is required to possess and maintain a valid driver's license issued by the state where the employee resides and an acceptable driving record.

  • Finalists will be subject to a computerized criminal history check. Adverse background data may be grounds for immediate disqualification.

  • Applicants must be authorized to work in the United States. Applicants who require VISA sponsorship will not be considered at this time.

  • Only candidates whose training and/or experience most closely match the requirements and needs of the position and attach all necessary documents will be eligible for an interview. Your application and any additional documents submitted in the application package will be screened for consistency.

Questions/Need Help?

If you have questions about the recruitment or need an alternate format to apply, please contact Amber Ingram, Recruitment Analyst, at or call 503-798-3978. Please be prepared to describe the alternate format needed.

If you have application login problems, error messages, or other technical (computer related) difficulties, please call the NEOGOV help line for assistance at 1-855-524-5627 or e-mail for support at

The Department of Administrative Services is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer Committed to Workforce Diversity

Core benefits

Medical, vision and dental insurance

  • Comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans for the employee and qualified family members

  • $5,000 in employee basic life insurance

Retirement benefits

  • Membership in the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS)/Oregon Public Service Retirement Plan (OPSRP)

  • Employer paid defined benefit and defined contribution programs

**Effective November 1, 2016, SEIU represented employees who are Public Employee Retirement System (PERS) participating members will have their base salary increased by 6.95%. Upon becoming a PERS participating member, SEIU employees pay the employee 6% contribution to PERS.

Paid leaves and other benefits

  • Sick leave earned at the rate of 8 hours per a month with no maximum accumulation

  • Vacation leave earned at a minimum rate of 8 hours per month with accrual rate increases at 5-year increments

  • 24 hours personal leave earned each fiscal year

  • Ten paid holidays a year

The state also provides access to an innovative Employee Assistance Program that offers work-life counseling, along with homeowner, legal and family resources.

Optional benefits

  • Term life (employee, spouse or domestic partner, and dependents

  • Long-term and short-term disability

  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment

  • Long-term care (self and eligible family members)

  • Flexible spending accounts

  • Option to enroll in the Oregon Savings Growth Plan, a deferred compensation program offering a wide variety of investment options.

The following information describes typical benefits available for employees. Actual benefits received may differ by position or branch of government or be prorated for other than full time work.