Office Assistant 3 - Facilities

Community Colleges of Spokane - Spokane, WA (10 months ago)

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Please be aware that this recruitment closes at 4:00 p.m. PST. The application process will not be available after this time. To ensure consideration make sure your application is completed and submitted as soon as possible. Applications will only be accepted prior to 4:00 p.m. on the closing date.

The Community Colleges of Spokane is seeking a highly motivated and qualified individual for the position of Office Assistant 3 in the Facilities department.

Under general supervision, this position will provide clerical support to the SFCC campus facilities department. This position will maintain facilities databases and manual files, generate reports, answer telephones, provide key distribution and key order support to security department, create purchase requisitions and order/maintain office supplies, and provide other office support functions as needed.


Answer and/or direct customer questions either via the telephone or e-mail. *
Provide clerical support to the campus facilities office e.g. create and maintain electronic and manual files, generate reports, compose memos and letters, complete forms, providing support for purchasing, and etc. *
Enter, maintain, and extract data in the computer maintenance management system pertaining to facilities repairs, preventative maintenance, and chargeback work requests. *
Provide assistance with campus keys e.g. orders, stock database, inventory, contractor key distribution, and assistance with new & current keying/re-keying. *
Create purchase requisitions for the department and order/maintain office supplies. *
Support and advance the CCS strategic plan and perform other duties as assigned. *
  • Indicates this is an essential duty.
This position is designated a bargaining unit position and union membership is no longer a condition of employment.



Proficient in spelling, punctuation, sentence structure, and grammar.
Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
Working knowledge of general office equipment and filing systems.
Experience using Microsoft Office software.
Ability to use a multi-line phone system and possess proper phone etiquette skills.
Ability to prioritize multiple tasks meeting multiple deadlines.
Customer service experience.
Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality.
Basic arithmetic skills.
Acceptance of the responsibility to promote the welfare and best interests of students at all times.
A demonstrable understanding and acceptance of the mission, values, goals and objectives of CCS.
The ability to perform assigned duties in a manner consistent with applicable laws, regulations and goals of the institution, community and technical college system.
Demonstrated commitment to fostering and supporting a teaching, learning and working environment that honors diversity, equity and inclusion.
Two years of increasingly responsible clerical experience.
Experience with computer maintenance management software (Directline).
Knowledge of CCS Building Improvement Request procedures.


Total compensation is an estimate based upon adding the following amounts together:

Base compensation, plus
Current employer-paid health and related benefit contribution rates, plus
Median retirement fund contributions.
The actual total will vary depending upon each employee's enrollment choices.

Person hired must be able to provide acceptable documentation of U.S. Citizenship or lawful authorization to work in the United States. This is an absolute condition of employment. An offer of employment will not carry with it any responsibility or obligation on the part of the District to sponsor an H1-B visa. In addition, the Community Colleges of Spokane maintains a drug-free work environment and prohibits all smoking in the college buildings and state-owned vehicles. Must be able to successfully work in and promote a multicultural work and education environment. Prior to a new hire, a background check including criminal record history will be conducted. Information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment but will be considered in determining the applicant's suitability and competence to perform in the position.

Work is performed in a normal, temperature controlled office environment.
Work is sedentary in nature.
Frequent use of computer and exposure to terminal screens.
Visual focus and strain.
Work involves constant interruptions and requirement to answer on demand questions by phone, in person or electronically.
Frequent repetitive hand/wrist motions and finger manipulation.
Frequent oral and auditory communication with others.
Full-time schedule (12-month, 40-hour week).
6-month probationary period; May be extended up to 12 months.
Position is eligible for overtime.
Criminal background check required.


To qualify for consideration, applicants must meet required competencies and submit a complete application packet, which includes the following:

CCS online application.
Cover letter addressing your qualifications as applied to the responsibilities of this position. *
Comprehensive resume. *
Names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three professional references.*
College transcript(s) if applicable - unofficial/copies of transcripts are acceptable for initial application, official copies must be submitted upon acceptance of job offer.
NOTE: All of the above are required to ensure your consideration for this position. The item(s) marked with an asterisk are required attachments to your application prior to submission.

Community Colleges of Spokane does not discriminate in its programs, activities and employment on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, age, sex, marital status, pregnancy, parental status or families with children, status as a mother breastfeeding her child, AIDS/HIV or hepatitis C, honorably discharged veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, use of trained guide dog or service animal by a person with disability, genetic information or any other legally protected category. Please direct all inquiries regarding compliance with access, equal opportunity and/or grievances to the Chief Administration Officer, Community Colleges of Spokane, 501 N. Riverpoint Blvd., PO Box 6000, MS 1004, Spokane WA 99217-6000 or call 509-434-5037; WA Telecommunication Relay Services (TRS) 1-800-833-6384 or 7-1-1.
Medical, dental, life and long term disability insurance benefits are provided as currently administered under Public Employees Benefits Board; WA State Retirement Plan; vacation and sick leave begin to accrue at the rate of one (1) day per month, upon employment. (For positions that are less than full time, leave accruals will be prorated to the percentage of the position.) This is a union-covered position, which requires the payment of membership dues/representation fees.