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Position Title: Administrative Support Assistant

Department: Department of Agriculture – Modoc National Forest Service

Location: Modoc National Forest, Alturas, CA

Application Deadline: [07/31/24]

About Us:

Join the dedicated team at the Modoc National Forest Service, where we are committed to the preservation and sustainable management of our nation’s forests. Located amidst the stunning landscapes of Alturas, CA, our office serves as a hub for environmental stewardship and community engagement.

Job Description:

We are seeking an Administrative Support Assistant to play a crucial role in ensuring the smooth operation of our office. As part of our team, you will provide essential administrative and clerical support, contributing to the efficiency and effectiveness of our day-to-day operations. This position offers an opportunity to work in a dynamic environment where your organizational skills and attention to detail will be highly valued.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist in managing office communications, including answering phones and responding to emails.
  • Maintain accurate records, databases, and filing systems to ensure easy retrieval of information.
  • Coordinate schedules, appointments, and meetings for staff members and management.
  • Prepare and distribute documents, memos, and correspondence as needed.
  • Assist with special projects and events, providing logistical and administrative support.
  • Collaborate with team members to streamline workflow and enhance productivity.

Application Process:

To apply for this position, please complete the online application form available at [Insert link to the application form]. All required documents must be submitted electronically by 11:59p.m. Eastern Time (ET) on the closing date of this announcement. While online application is highly encouraged, applicants facing hardships with online submission should contact the Agency Contact listed below well in advance of the closing date to explore alternative methods. Any hardship application packages must be returned to Human Resources no later than noon ET on the closing date to ensure entry into the system. Reasonable accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities on a case-by-case basis. Please contact the Agency Contact to request accommodation.


  • High school diploma or equivalent; Associate’s degree preferred.
  • Previous experience in administrative support or related roles is desirable.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint).
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal abilities.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and work effectively in a fast-paced environment.
  • Knowledge of office equipment and procedures is advantageous.

Salary and Benefits:

  • Salary range: $37,696 – $54,625/yr (commensurate with experience)
  • Comprehensive benefits package available

Minimum Education and Experience

Education Required: High School
Driver's License Required: Yes
Hiring Requirements for This Job:
  • Drug Testing / Screening
  • Background Checks