Monday, September 14, 2020
Position Title: Administrative Assistant I Department: Building Department
 Supervisor: Building Official
Hours: 8:00am-12:00pm (Monday-Friday) 20 hours/week
Union Position: Labor Grade D Classification (This position is affiliated with Council 94. Step 1 starts at $14.88 per hour. Upon successful completion of a six-month probationary period, a step increase is possible). Skills: Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Windows version), including Word and Excel; experience maintaining organized electronic and paper files; excellent customer service skills, including ability to work collaboratively with staff and consultants. Position Purpose: Perform clerical and administrative duties for the Building Official. Assist individuals with building, electrical, mechanical and plumbing applications. Understanding of the Rhode Island Building Codes is needed. Execute procedures and maintain detailed records to ensure vendor compliance with the Town’s ordinance for installation of Municipal Fire Alarm Monitoring devices. Prepare written correspondence for signature and appropriate distribution. Develop enhancements to the systematic operation of the department. Work in conjunction with members of the Land Use Department. Job Qualifications:
Education: High School diploma or equivalent. Special Job Requirements: Understanding of legal aspects of code enforcement. Extensive public contact requires a strong commitment to public service and a willingness to accommodate frequent requests for information. Applications are available at Town Hall or www. and must be submitted to the Town Manager, P.O. Box 220, Block Island, RI 02807 by 3:00 pm on August 31, 2020. EOE