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The City of Gig Harbor is accepting applications for a temporary part-time (0.55 FTE) Community Development Assistant

The City of Gig Harbor is accepting applications for a temporary part-time (0.55 FTE) Community Development Assistant. This is a temporary part-time position that is expected to last one year (up to December 31, 2012).

Primary Duties: Under the direct supervision of the City Engineer, the person in this position performs clerical and office administrative functions primarily associated with large capital projects, including contract and grant administration. Knowledge or records management desired. Assists in the preparation of request for qualifications, contract preparation, requests for bids, including compiling bid documents and addenda. Oversees, tracks, and performs all capital project construction administration duties including but not limited to preparation of invoices, professional services contracts and monitoring, prevailing wage affidavits, project closeout documentation, change orders, progress payments and tracking, certified payroll review, preparation of City Council agenda bills, filing, grant tracking and reporting procedures, and other functions as assigned. Work is performed primarily in an office environment. Walking, sitting, standing, bending and reaching are required.

Minimum Qualifications: Graduation from a two-year college or business school program and/or two years experience in an engineering office or similar municipal office or private office performing paraprofessional administrative tasks and clerical work. Thorough knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and other related processing programs is essential.

Salary Range: $2,064 to $2,322 per month, DOQ, and benefits prorated at 0.55 FTE. A City application and job description may be obtained at the City of Gig Harbor or by website at or by calling (253) 851-6170. Submit resume, letter of interest and application to: City Engineer, City of Gig Harbor, 3510 Grandview St., Gig Harbor, WA 98335

Closing Date: 12/19/11 by 4:00 P.M.

Postmarks will not be accepted. The City of Gig Harbor is an Equal Opportunity Employer