Employment

Executive Assistant Position


The Executive Assistant (entry-level position) with the Escambia County Housing Finance Authority (ECHFA) is responsible for the duties of receptionist, serving walk-in public, scheduling meetings, updating calendars, and coordinating phone communications. The position will answer to the Executive Director and Assistant Executive Director. The regular work hours are Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. The position is considered an “exempt” position for purposes of the federal wage and hour laws and is not eligible for overtime pay for hours actually worked in excess of 40 hours in a given work week.

 

Qualifications include proficiency in basic programs, including Excel, Word, and PowerPoint. Excellent communication skills and outstanding phone etiquette are a must. The preferred candidate will also have proficiency in BoardDocs and QuickBooks. The position will involve progressive training and development. A Bachelor’s degree and/or equivalent experience is preferred.

 

A candidate for this position must be able to

  • process and coordinate data entry, working directly with the Executive Director and Assistant Executive Director;
  • answer phone calls from first time homebuyers calling for ECHFA Homebuyer Program information (a script and overview will be provided);
  • coordinate schedules and calendars, arrange travel, and process travel reimbursements;
  • assist as needed in various clerical tasks, including electronic file creation, public records maintenance, and file tracking;
  • post agendas for Board meetings, take minutes, and coordinate signatures on documents, and
  • assist with drafting professional correspondence and proof-reading the work product of others.

 

This position enjoys benefits similar to those of County employees, including health and dental insurance and membership in the State of Florida Retirement System. Compensation depends upon education and experience. The expected range is $25,000-$35,000 annually. To apply, send resume to Lisa Bernau at lisa.bernau@escambiahfa.com.

 

 

Advertised 4.22.2021

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2.625

GOVERNMENTAL W/SHIP DPA

3.375

GOVERNMENTAL W/3 DPA

3.75

GOVERNMENTAL W/4 DPA

4.125

GOVERNMENTAL W/5 DPA

4.375

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