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CITY OF KENNEWICK
Date Updated: August 20, 1992
Title of Immediate Supervisor: Varies
Under general supervision, performs administrative/clerical activities to assist Department management in
facilitating the administrative processes of the Department's functions. Incumbents are responsible for
preparing materials of a confidential nature and to disseminate information requiring discretionary
judgement and extensive knowledge of departmental policies, procedures, activities. This is the first level
of a two level administrative assistant series. It is distinguished from the second level, Executive Assistant,
in that incumbents function on the department level and have a lesser degree of responsibility, including
information dissemination; less frequent and involved interaction with executive staff and Council.
The primary mission of all employees is to provide the citizens of the City of Kennewick with the most
efficient and effective service possible. Salaries are paid by the taxes, revenues, and users fees collected
from the citizens of Kennewick. Each employee is expected to treat all people with the courtesy and
respect due them at all times.
1. Composes and types correspondence, memos, contracts and project specifications, reports, and other
materials for supervisors signature.
2. Greets visitors, answers phones, directs person(s) to the appropriate personnel and takes messages as
3. Prepares agenda items that pertain to the Department for City Council meetings. Compiles packets for
council members and submits to City Clerk.
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