Administrative Assistant

  • Full Time
  • USA

Website City of Burlington

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Job Vacancy: Administrative Assistant at City of Burlington, USA

Company: City of Burlington
Location: Burlington, VT, USA
Position: Administrative Assistant

Job Description: Administrative Assistant

The City of Burlington is seeking a detail-oriented and organized Administrative Assistant to provide support to various departments within the city. This role is pivotal in ensuring efficient operations by handling administrative tasks, managing communications, and supporting team activities.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Answer and direct phone calls, emails, and other inquiries to appropriate personnel.
  • Schedule and coordinate meetings, appointments, and travel arrangements for staff members.
  • Prepare and edit correspondence, reports, and presentations.
  • Maintain filing systems, both electronic and physical, ensuring all documents are easily accessible and properly stored.
  • Assist in the preparation and processing of departmental budgets, invoices, and expense reports.
  • Manage office supplies inventory and place orders as necessary.
  • Coordinate and support the organization of city events, meetings, and activities.
  • Maintain a welcoming and professional office environment.
  • Perform other administrative duties as assigned to support the efficient functioning of city operations.

Education and Qualification:

  • High school diploma or equivalent; associate’s or bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in an administrative role.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to multitask and prioritize work.
  • Attention to detail and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Professional demeanor and positive attitude.

Salary & Benefits:

  • Competitive salary based on experience and qualifications.
  • Comprehensive health, dental, and vision insurance.
  • Retirement savings plan with employer contribution.
  • Paid time off, including vacation, sick leave, and holidays.
  • Opportunities for professional development and career advancement.
  • Flexible working hours and a supportive work environment.


The Administrative Assistant position at the City of Burlington offers a dynamic and supportive work environment, with opportunities for career growth and professional development. If you are an organized, proactive individual with a passion for public service, we encourage you to apply.

How to Apply: Administrative Assistant

Interested candidates can apply by submitting their resume and cover letter through the City of Burlington’s official website here. Please include “Administrative Assistant Application” in the subject line.

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FAQs: Administrative Assistant

1. What are the working hours?
Typical working hours are from 8 AM to 5 PM, Monday to Friday, with occasional flexibility required.

2. Is previous experience required?
Yes, a minimum of 2 years of experience in an administrative role is required.

3. Are there opportunities for career advancement?
Yes, the City of Burlington offers various professional development programs and opportunities for career growth.

4. What is the application process?
The application process involves submitting your resume and cover letter online. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview and potential skills’ assessment.

Join the City of Burlington and contribute to the efficient and effective operations of our city. We look forward to welcoming you to our team.

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