Project Assistant

Project Assistant

City of Rochester - NY | Rochester, NY, 14618, US
Salary Range:$37,000 – $49,000 Salary range estimated by Zippia

Posted 16 days ago

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General Description

This is an entry-level administrative position providing data collection and analysis support to managers and project leaders for defined research or other seasonal projects. Employees in this title may be assigned to any department. The employee may be required to observe field operations or collect data at a variety of locations. Hours worked will generally not extend beyond those for a normal work week, but assignment of the hours may be flexible, depending on the needs of the project. The Project Assistant works under the general supervision of a higher level employee. Related work is performed as required.

This is a Competitive Class position. The individual selected to fill this vacancy will be given a provisional appointment and will be required to participate in the next Civil Service Examination for this title.

A qualified applicant may be provisionally appointed and serve in the position until a Civil Service Examination is administered and an appropriate eligible list can be established to make a permanent appointment in accordance with the Civil Service Rule of Three. (See "" Provisional Appointment - FAQ's) If you are already a City employee and have permanent, competitive status in your current position and appointment to this title would result in a provisional appointment in another department, you will lose your previous permanent competitive rights.


Typical Work Activities

* Compiles program productivity or other data through records analysis and direct observation of work activities;
* Performs basic statistical data analysis, using calculator or personal computer;
* Writes and compiles narrative and numeric reports;
* Assists in the administration of projects by maintaining records, locating resource persons, implementing mailings, drafting memoranda and other written material;
* Monitors contracts for compliance with project specifications;
* Recommends adjustments to contract or program changes;
* Attends internal and public meetings, making presentations, answering questions, and gathering information;
* Responds to questions and complaints from the public concerning the project.

Minimum Qualifications

High School Diploma or Equivalent,PLUS:

A. Associate's degree in Business, Public Administration, or Social Sciences,ANDone (1) year of full-time experience, or its part-time equivalent, monitoring programs, procedures, regulations, or contracts;OR

B. Successful completion of twenty-one (21) semester hours in Business, Public Administration, or Social Sciences,ANDeighteen (18) months of experience as described in A.OR

C. Two (2) years of experience as described in A.


For some positions, a New York State Class D driver's license will be required at time of appointment. Employee must have a vehicle available for daily use.

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