Community Development Administrative Assistant
Job Details
Paradise Valley - Paradise Valley, AZ
Full Time
High School
$21.32 - $24.88 Hourly
Admin - Clerical
Community Development Administrative Assistant


If you value a great work environment that is friendly and conducive to open communication, respect and teamwork, a career with the Town of Paradise Valley is just what you may be looking for. Paradise Valley lies in the heart of metropolitan Phoenix nestled between Phoenix and Scottsdale and encompasses 15 square miles.

We are currently seeking a dynamic, dependable, and motivated Administrative Assistant to perform highly responsible administrative functions in support of our Community Development Director.

  • Attends evening meetings, taking minutes, and providing additional staff support to Planning Commission, Hillside Committee and Board of Adjustment.
  • Prepares agendas and posting notices for public meetings as required by law.
  • Creates and maintains electronic files of planning and Hillside development applications,
  • Checks planning applications and supporting documentation for adherence to the Municipal Code to determine a minimum level of completeness.
  • Assists in the development of an enhanced communication system to provide information regarding development activity to residents
  • Assists the public at the Community Development counter, by email and by telephone.
  • Assists in maintaining, retrieving, and streamlining records and records systems.
  • Assembles and distributes agenda packets for Planning Commission, Board of Adjustment, and Hillside Committee
  • Types various correspondence using computer systems.
  • Reproduces documents, files, and other materials as required.
  • Performs other routine office support and clerical duties as required.
  • Maintains regular attendance and punctuality
Community Development Administrative Assistant


Experience equivalent to two years of clerical and customer service.  Any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge and skills is qualifying.  High school diploma or GED certificate.



  • Skill in minute taking at public hearings
  • Skill in effectively working with the public, demonstrating excellent customer service.
  • Skill in communicating effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with Town staff, contractors, planners, architects, engineers, and the public.
  • Knowledge of general office practices and procedures.
  • Knowledge of planning and construction terminology.
  • Skill in operating a modern office equipment and software including planning and building permitting software and Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.)
  • Skill in performing basic mathematical calculations.
  • Ability to recognize problems, identify alternative solutions, and make appropriate recommendations
  • Ability to speak, read and write in the English language.


Applications will be accepted until filled

All applicants must complete: a Town of Paradise Valley Employment Application and upload a resume with cover letter. The application is located on our website at:

We are located at 6401 E. Lincoln Drive, Paradise Valley, AZ 85253


After reviewing the applications, the most qualified applicants will be invited to participate in the interview process. EOE/M/F/D/V