Department Assistant (Public & External Affairs)

  • by Mesa Water District
  • Sep 10, 2018

Job Location: Costa Mesa, California 92627
Application Deadline: 9/30/2018 at 11:59 pm
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Only online applications with completed supplemental questions will be accepted.

Mesa Water offers a collaborative, dynamic, and exciting work environment while supporting the Public and External Affairs Departments. The successful candidate will perform a broad range of administrative functions and assignments in supporting an active team across community events, media relations, social media, government relations and education that require independent judgment and initiative. The ideal candidate will be highly organized; proactive and experienced in public affairs including communicating with media and elected officials; coordinating special events and projects; researching and responding to internal and external customer requests; composing correspondence; proofreading/editing documents and presentations; coordinating travel plans; scheduling and coordinating meetings/conference rooms; preparing briefings for meetings; distributing information and materials; and provide general support on various office projects.

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$4,649-$6,409/monthly (Non-Exempt)

Department Assistant (Represented position)



Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade supplemented by vocational/technical training in office practices.


Three years of increasingly responsible clerical, secretarial, and routine administrative support experience.

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