Washington Electric Cooperative, Inc.
May 9, 2021
East Montpelier, Vermont
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WEC was founded in 1939 to bring electricity to rural Vermont communities and to provide our members with a voice in their energy future. WEC continues today with that same spirit as our pioneering founders with a commitment to our environment, communities and our member-owners. We are a not for profit cooperative utility serving our member/owners in 41 towns in central Vermont’s rural landscape.

WEC is seeking a highly motivated and enthusiastic individual to fill a key position in the organization. The Administrative Assistant is part of WEC’s leadership team and is non-union position. This position reports directly to the General Manager and provides assistance to WEC’s Board of Directors, Department heads and WEC employees.

General Summary of Job Responsibilities:
The administrative assistant will provide support to the General Manager, Board President and senior management. The position serves as secretary for the Board of Directors meetings, coordinates all aspects of their monthly meetings, and coordinates the yearly director elections. This position is responsible for planning large events as well as small meetings. Therefore, key responsibilities include skills involved in preparation, organizing, and setting up gatherings of the WEC members, Board of Directors, management team and employees. Attention to detail and time management skills are required. This position deals with confidential matters.
Qualified applicants must be highly organized, proficient with Microsoft Office; inclusive of Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Publisher with the ability to learn additional software as needed. Applicants should also be able to multi-task, maintain confidentiality, work independently, and with high degree of accuracy.
Courtesy in dealing with members, Board Directors, co-workers and others, adaptability and willingness to acquire new skills, professional attitude and interest in work, and attention to general work rules and safety procedures are essential characteristics of the ideal candidate.
All applicants must possess at a minimum, an associate’s degree in business administration with two (2) years related experience; or have a minimum of four (4) years related experience and training in an administrative field.

Submit letter of interest to WEC’s Human Resources Dept., c/o Cheryl Willette, Director of Finance & Administration, PO Box 8, East Montpelier, VT 05651 or vis email cheryl.willette@wec.coop
WEC is an Equal Opportunity Provider and Employer.

Salary Range: $20.66 to $31.00 (depending upon experience and qualifications)
Days and Hours of Work: Monday – Friday
Anticipated Start Date: On or before June 1, 2021
Application Deadline: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

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