City of Elkins Administrative Assistant Job Opening

Position – Administrative Assistant (Full Time Position)

Supervisor – Finance Director

Salary – Based on Experience

Position Summary:

The Administrative Assistant works under general supervision of the Finance Director and provides administrative support for the Finance Director, Mayor, Planning Leader and Police Department.  Duties include general clerical, receptionist duties for city hall which include filing, data entry and other general office duties.  Project a professional image through in-person and phone interaction.


  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • One – Two Years Clerical Experience
  • Experience in the Financial Field
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office and telephone protocol. Duties require professional verbal and written communication skills and the ability to type 50 wpm.

Requirements for the Position:

  • Knowledge of the rules of public meeting conduct
  • Skills in maintaining complex record keeping and document retention systems
  • Ability to coordinate multiple tasks and maintain attention to detail
  • Ability to communicate and exercise a high degree of diplomacy
  • Ability to attend meetings scheduled at night or at times other than regular business hours
  • Ability to work under constant time restraints and public scrutiny
  • Ability to handle daily contact with citizens, vendors, media and contractors
  • Work closely with other department heads and agencies


Applications will be taken until October 22, 2021 and can be returned to City Hall at 1874 Stokenbury Road, Elkins, AR 72727 or emailed to Applications are also available on our website at