Employment

 

Bilingual Office Assistant – Town of Landover Hills — Part-Time – 25 hours per week 

The Town of Landover Hills is looking for an individual who is a multi-tasker with excellent verbal and written communications skills in both English and Spanish. Candidates should be professional, attentive to detail, and comfortable with computers and general office tasks. 

 

Duties: 

The Office Assistant greets visitors, provides secretarial and clerical assistance to the Town Manager, Town Treasurer, Code Enforcement Officer and other department heads as needed; translates material into Spanish for Town newsletters, website, Facebook page and PEG channels; assists with Town communications on Facebook, PEG stations, and website; answers phones and takes messages; interprets for Spanish speaking callers and customers; opens and logs-in incoming mail and prepares outgoing mail; drafts correspondence; processes check requests; provides information and assistance to staff and the public regarding Town business; and performs other duties as assigned. Clerical assistance includes general filing, scanning, copying, and preparing materials for Council meetings. This position description should not be interpreted as all-inclusive. It is intended to identify the essential functions and requirements of this job. Incumbents may be requested to perform job-related responsibilities and tasks other than those stated herein. 

The work schedule for this position is Monday through Friday, 10:00 a.m.— 3:00 p.m. 

 

Minimum Qualifications: 

• High school Diploma or equivalent. 

• A minimum of one year administrative or office experience. 

Must be bilingual (English/Spanish) and have excellent verbal and written communication skills in both English and Spanish. 

• Local government experience/knowledge of government operations is desirable. 


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 

• Knowledge of and experience with social media. 

• Proficient computer skills. 

• Working knowledge of general office equipment (ie. copier and scanner). 

• Organizational skills. 

• Telephone skills. 

• Must be able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously. 

• Customer service experience. 


Salary commensurate with experience. Must pass a Spanish language proficiency test. 


Please complete the application and send it with a cover letter, resume and three professional references to Karen Ruff, Town Manager, at k.ruff@landoverhills.us or 6904 Taylor St., Landover Hills, Md 20784. References must contain the name of the person and their address, phone number and email address.


Position will remain open until filled.