Employment Opportunities

Secretary Planning and Development
Position: Non-Exempt
Department: Planning & Development Department
Contact Name: Human Resources
Contact Email: jobs@cambridge-housing.org
Date Posted: 2/27/2017
Posting Expires: 3/22/2017
Position Description:

The Cambridge Housing Authority seeks qualified applicants for the above position. Reporting to the Director of Planning and Development or his/her designee, the incumbent performs a variety of clerical tasks such as typing, correspondence and reports, minor bookkeeping responsibilities, maintaining financial records, answering telephones and other general clerical duties. Excellent organizational skills, Microsoft Word and Excel skills, and general PC skills are necessary. The ability to communicate information effectively and ability to work with a diverse group of staff and residents are also required. BA preferred.

 

Duties are performed under the general supervision of a department head, Housing Manager, or other appropriate supervisory personnel.

 

All activities must support the Cambridge Housing Authority’s (“CHA” or “Authority”) strategic goals and objectives and produce results that accomplish the goals of the assigned department.

 

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Education and/or Experience

High School Diploma and a minimum of three years of administrative/secretarial experience in an office environment. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. 

Technical Skills

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have strong computer skills (MS Word, MS Excel, MS Access, and MS Outlook). Ability to learn other computer software programs may be required by assigned tasks.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The below statements describe the general nature and scope of work being performed by this position.  This is not a complete listing of all responsibilities, duties and/or skills required. Other duties may be assigned.

 

  • Performs a number of moderately complex tasks, principally of a typing and general clerical nature
  • Types materials and correspondence from rough copy 
  • Maintains filing system, also assembles and summarizes materials from files and from other sources for use by supervisor
  • Answers phones and helps to answer general inquires on matters relating to the department or housing development
  • May assist superior in the keeping of records, preparation of reports, exhibits, charts and minor research projects
  • Operates a variety of office machines such as typewriter, calculator, photocopier, etc.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned

Position Qualifications:

Duties are performed under the general supervision of a department head, Housing Manager, or other appropriate supervisory personnel.

 

All activities must support the Cambridge Housing Authority’s (“CHA” or “Authority”) strategic goals and objectives and produce results that accomplish the goals of the assigned department.

 

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Education and/or Experience

High School Diploma and a minimum of three years of administrative/secretarial experience in an office environment. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. 

Technical Skills

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have strong computer skills (MS Word, MS Excel, MS Access, and MS Outlook). Ability to learn other computer software programs may be required by assigned tasks.

 

Application Procedure:

Application Deadline:

March 13, 2017

Please send cover letter and resume to:

jobs@cambridge-housing.org

Resumes may also be dropped off in-person or mailed to:

CHA Central Office

362 Green Street, 3rd floor

Cambridge, MA 02139

Emails should reference position title in subject line. Resume and cover letter must be an attachment and not included in body of email. It is the policy of Cambridge Housing Authority to give preference in employment to Section 3 eligible individuals. Cambridge Housing Authority is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer.  Minorities, handicapped and others are encouraged to apply.


Pay Grade:

5

Salary:

$22.51/hr

About Cha:


The Agency offers a competitive benefits program including health insurance through the Group Insurance Commission, FSA’s, Blue Cross Blue Shield dental insurance, the State Retirement System, additional voluntary benefits, and MBTA Corporate T-Pass Program.

Job Type:

Full Time