Administrative Assistant General Services – Building Inspections

Employer: Montgomery County, VA Economic Development
Job Location: Christiansburg, Virginia
Category: Other
Employment Type: Full Time
Last Updated: 6/7/2024
Closing Date: 6/21/2024
Montgomery County, Va Economic DevelopmentMontgomery County, VA Economic Development
The Montgomery County Department of Economic Development is dedicated to improving the quality of life in Montgomery County, VA through economic growth. Montgomery County is a growing technology oriented community nestled in the beautiful mountains of Virginia and is home to Virginia Tech and the Towns of Blacksburg and Christiansburg. We ensure this growth through business retention, expansion, and attraction programs, developing sites/buildings, and supporting local workforce development.
Job Description
 Montgomery County General Services Department has an immediate opening for a full-time Administrative Assistant. This position assists the public with permits related to the processing and issuance of building and land disturbance permits and performs related administrative support functions to assist the inspections and environmental services staff.  This position will answer phones, respond to email inquiries, greet visitors, and maintain office files and records.  Candidate must be able to communicate clearly and effectively, both orally and written when preparing correspondence regarding the approval status of pending applications, land disturbance violations, inspection results, release of bonds, and project requirements.  The position will require training on proprietary computer software used for Montgomery County community development functions.
High School Diploma or GED required, with previous administrative experience preferred.  The starting salary is $39,241, dependent on prior experience/qualifications, plus an excellent benefits package including paid health, dental, retirement, holidays/leave time, optional benefit plans, onsite employee wellness clinic, and much more! Interested candidates should apply online at: by Friday, June 21, 2024, to be considered.  To request an application accommodation for disabilities, contact Human Resources at 540.394.2007
Montgomery County, VA is committed to the principles of diversity and, in that spirit, seeks a broad spectrum of candidates including women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and veterans.  As an Equal Opportunity Employer and certified Virginia Values Veterans (V3) organization, we are dedicated to nondiscrimination in recruitment, selection, hiring, pay, promotion, retention or other personnel action affecting employees or candidates for employment.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex/sexual orientation/gender/identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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