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Modoc County Road Department is looking to hire an Administrative Assistant.

Closing Date: November 13, 2023

Salary Range: Range 203, $3,006 to $4,663 per month

Job Summary: The primary responsibility of the Administrative Assistant is to support the administrative staff in managing the financial, personnel, and public policy activities of the Road Department. This role involves maintaining accurate financial, project, and personnel records. Specific duties include:

  • Screening visitors and telephone calls.
  • Documenting purchasing orders from road crew staff.
  • Processing employee timecard information.
  • Handling paid leave documents.
  • Compiling information for the yearly budget.
  • Managing an inventory of office supplies and office infrastructure.

Qualifications: The ideal candidate should have knowledge of basic principles and practices of public administration, governmental and fund accounting, budget development and administration, as well as principles and practices of personnel management. Qualifications may be met through a combination of education and experience. A typical path to acquire the necessary knowledge and skills includes graduation from high school, supplemented by relevant technical coursework, and at least four years of office administrative or secretarial experience. Having at least two years of college-level education is desirable.

Required Application Materials: Applicants are required to submit the following materials:

  • Completed County application form
  • Cover letter
  • Current work history

For More Information: For additional information or inquiries, please contact the Modoc County Road Department at:

  • Address: 202 W. 4th St., Alturas, CA 96101
  • Phone: (530) 233-6447

Application Deadline: Applications will be accepted until 4:00 p.m. on Monday, November 13.

Modoc County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in random drug and alcohol testing as required by US DOT.

Minimum Education and Experience