Administrative Technician - Portland Expo Center
Position Title: Administrative Technician, part-time, temporary – Portland Expo Center
Deadline to apply: April 27, 2018 @ 5:00 PM, PDT
Salary: $20.35 hourly
This is an internal and a First Opportunity recruitment opportunity. We are only accepting applications from 1) current employees and/or 2) residents who live within the First Opportunity Target Area (FOTA) and meet the qualifying annual household income limit. Internal applicants must be current employees of Metro having regular, regular part-time or temporary employment. Employees must have gone through a competitive selection process for the position currently held.
The Portland Expo Center is seeking a knowledgeable, accounting focused applicant to join our team. We're looking for employees who enjoy working in a fast paced and friendly event environment. This position is responsible for tasks that are essential to providing assistance with core business functions of the Expo Center.
The Administrative Technician is responsible for organizing and executing a variety of moderately complex administrative and technical duties in areas such as accounts receivable, accounts payables, budget analysis, database management, and record keeping for the Expo Center. Supervision is received from the Executive Director.
This position interacts with internal staff and external customers. Duties include supporting department managers, providing information and assistance regarding departmental services, policies and procedures, and the collection, verification and editing of information for various reports. Additionally, the position serves as backup to other department members.
Flexible, 20 hours/week Monday - Friday
At the Portland Expo Center, we hire a workforce representative of the communities we serve, understanding that a diverse workforce strengthens our organization. We value diversity and support a positive and welcoming environment where all of our employees can thrive.
The Portland Expo Center is the West Coast's largest multi-purpose facility. The 53 acre campus boasts five spacious exhibit halls totaling over 333,000 square feet and ten varied meeting rooms. Conveniently located off Interstate 5 between downtown Portland and Vancouver, Washington, the Expo Center is also only minutes from Portland's city center as well as the Portland International Airport. Each year, the Portland Expo Center hosts over 120 events and welcomes close to 500,000 people to our facility. Expo's commitment on superior customer service, sustainable practices and fostering a diverse workforce are just a few ways that make us Portland's Gathering Place.
Three years of responsible administrative, accounting and general office experience; High school diploma or G.E.D. or any combination of education and experience that would provide the applicant with the desired skills, knowledge and ability required to perform the job.
Associates degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Office Management or related field OR applicable certification.
To apply: visit www.oregonmetro.gov/FOTA for the complete job announcement and a link to our online hiring center.
1) Electronic application, 2) answer to supplemental questions, 3) resume and 4) cover letter describing your qualifications as they relate to the duties of this position.
Metro is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.