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Pierce County Noxious Weed Control Board

16709 103rd Ave Ct E #201
PUYALLUP , WA
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Administrative Support Assistant

Pierce County Noxious Weed Control Board
PUYALLUP, WA Part time
Posted on May 18, 2018

Administrative Support Assistant

 

Beginning Salary: $13 .00 Hourly

Job Type: Part-time/Seasonal

location: 9200 122nd Street E, Puyallup, WA 98373

Work Schedule: This position is based on a 15 to 20-hour workweek from the end of May through

September, 7:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m., Tuesday and Thursday.  

 

MISSION:
The mission of the Pierce County Noxious Weed Control Board is to preserve and protect our county's
native ecosystems, citizens, agricultural resources, recreational areas and other valuable resources
from the economic losses and adverse effects associated with the presence and spread of noxious
weeds."

PCNWCB OBJECTIVES:
1. Sustain and support the State noxious weed control laws as outlined in the RCW 17.10 and
Chapter 16-750 WAC
2. Promote the eradication or control of all designated noxious weeds as mandated on the current
Pierce County Weed list for all County landowners. This is achieved through approved program
assistance and education, enforcement of State weed laws, and State/County policy
3. Build, promote, and maintain a strong working relationship with various State/County/City
agencies and private landowners
Experience, Qualifications, Skills:
Required:
1. High School Diploma or GED equivalent, and 1+ years college level course work in agriculture,
natural resources or related field, or experience equivalent
2. Present a professional appearance and demonstrate good public relations
3. Possess strong oral and written communication skills
4. Ability to handle front desk/reception responsibilities; answer phone, direct calls, respond to
routine inquiries by telephone or person-to-person
5. Demonstrate good basic computer skills and working knowledge of computer software and
attend County View Web course
6. Ability to proof/edit for spelling, grammar & typo errors
7. Organize and maintain information and documents in files and database
8. Handle all aspects of processing Notices of Noxious Weeds & Work Orders
9. Operate standard office equipment such as copiers, computers, postage machines, calculators
10. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with Weed Board employees and general
public
11. Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines
12. Handle stressful or high pressure situations
13. Handle heavy workload
14. Maintain consistent, punctual attendance during regularly scheduled work hours at assigned
worksite
15. Perform the physical requirements of the position; work within the established working
conditions of the position
16. Perform other job functions as assigned
Preferred:
17. Ability to identify noxious weeds of Washington State
18. Familiarity with integrated pest management and weed control methods
19. Possess basic GIS mapping skills
Weed Board Staff are 'At Will' employees of the Pierce County Noxious Weed Control Board, and as 'At
Will' employees of an outside district, are not considered a Pierce County employee. Employees of the
Pierce County Noxious Weed Control Board may be terminated with or without cause and with or without
advance notice at any time.
Weed Board Employees work under the authority of the Program Director in carrying out the PCNWCB's
mission statement, objectives, and requirements. The Program Director is directly accountable to the
Board, the County Council, and the citizens of Pierce County for the fulfillment of the duties and
responsibilities which are mandated by law.

 

For more information and to apply please visit our website @ https://piercecountyweedboard.org