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Polk County Fire District No.1 - Office Administrator

Posted: 1/26/2021
Salary: $48,000 - $55,000
Location: Independence, OR

Manages the Fire District office and performs complex office administrative work. Provides administrative and clerical support to Fire District staff, the Board of Directors, and acts as confidential secretary to the Fire Chief. Performs all regular accounting duties including accounts payable, accounts receivable, and payroll processing.

Manages reporting of employee benefits in accordance with federal, state and local regulations.

Experience with Microsoft Office and QuickBooks software required. Knowledge of governmental fund accounting, public budgeting law, public meeting law, and experience in human resources is desired. Requires ability to work independently. This is a salaried position.

Applications are available online at or at the Central Fire Station located at 1800 Monmouth Street, Independence, OR 97351.

Application, cover letter, resume, and letters of reference (optional) must be received by 5:00 pm on Tuesday, February 16, 2021. You may hand deliver your packet Monday through Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm or mail to: Polk County Fire District No.1 Attn: Susan Shepard 1800 Monmouth St. Independence, OR 97351

Finalists will be invited to an assessment center scheduled for March 2, 2021

Application Deadline: February 16, 2021