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Environment & Development Program Assistant

North Central Texas Council of Governments

Location: Arlington, TX 76011
Type: Full-Time, Permanent
Posted on: January 14, 2022
Environment & Development Program Assistant 
Clerical and Administrative --> Administrative Support
Job Location
616 Six Flags Drive, ARLINGTON, TX
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The North Central Texas Council of Governments is a voluntary association of, by and for local governments, and was established to assist local governments in planning for common needs, cooperating for mutual benefit, and coordinating for sound regional development. NCTCOG's purpose is to strengthen both the individual and collective power of local governments and to help them recognize regional opportunities, eliminate unnecessary duplication, and make joint decisions.
The Department of Environment and Development is seeking an Environment & Development Program Assistant I. The purpose of this position is to support the Environment & Development Department functions and assist with administrative projects and public involvement, program development, implementation, and maintenance. This is accomplished by collaborating with and supporting staff, implementing department policies and procedures, and serving as a department representative. Position will assist with financial management and tracking, organizing meeting activities, implementing records management services, technical research, special projects, and providing professional support to the department and our members.
Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:
• Assisting in the hosting of public meetings, listening sessions, and outreach events, including the scheduling of meetings and events, updating and maintaining community outreach calendar, drafting agendas, transmitting meeting notices and announcements, coordinating the assembly of meeting materials, securing appropriate accommodations, coordinating refreshments and meals, conducting advertising, and attending and documenting meeting proceedings.
• Assisting in the administration of E&D related training opportunities, and coordination with the Training Center regarding course schedules, instructors, costs, announcements, and targeted attendees.
• Developing and maintaining various databases, maintaining electronic and paper filing systems, adhering to records management guidelines, ordering departmental supplies, and communicating with various committees for updates.
• Posting information to and maintaining up-to-date Web pages.
• Participating in the budget development and monitoring process for program activities.
• Providing proactive and timely customer service to Agency membership, external organizations, the general public, and staff; answering telephone calls, fielding questions, forwarding messages, and maintaining department calendars.
• Drafting, compiling, reviewing, and distributing various department correspondence, presentations, spreadsheets, publications, and reports.
• Providing assistance in ad hoc special events, projects, or programs as assigned.
Required Skills
• Critical-thinking and problem-solving skills
• Operating knowledge of Microsoft Office suite
• Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both verbally and in writing
• Detail oriented, highly organized, and able to multitask
• Ability to work both independently and in a team environment
• Good interpersonal skills
Required Experience
Position requires an Associate’s degree in a related field of study with a year or less of related work experience.
FLSA: Non-Exempt
Salary Range: $40,446 - $45,000/year
NCTCOG is an equal opportunity employer/program. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other classifications covered under federal, state, or local laws. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. All candidates must successfully pass a pre-employment drug screen and national criminal background check in order to receive an employment offer from NCTCOG.
The North Central Texas Council of Governments participates in the federal E-Verify program in order to verify a new employee’s authorization to work in the United States. Applicants must be lawfully authorized to work in the U.S.
Job postings are kept open for a minimum of 10 calendar days and may close anytime thereafter at the discretion of the hiring manager.
We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employment actions, including but not limited to  recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, transfer, and compensation  without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including gender identity, sexual orientation, and pregnancy), age, genetic information, disability, veteran status, political affiliation, or other protected class.
If you are an applicant with a disability and need an accommodation in order to apply for a position with NCTCOG, please contact Human Resources by calling 817-695-9234 or by email at .