Office Assistant Administration Department

Office Assistant Administration Department

We are seeking a skilled and compassionate professional individual to join our team. The ideal candidate will enjoy helping the public as well as maintaining an efficient office environment.


  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Random drug test, background check
  • Special consideration will be given to multilingual candidates
  • Ability to lift 35 lbs and stand for prolonged periods of time

Credentials & Experience:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Knowledge of modern office procedures, methods and business communication
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Suite, e-mail and the Internet is required
  • Excellent customer service and organizational skills and ability to multi-task
  • Multilingual, Spanish preferred

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • General office support: telephone, appointments, correspondence, data entry
  • Assists Outreach Program donors with selections/drop-offs
  • Notarizing documents, processing applications, FOIA requests, and Voter Registration
  • Prepares draft annual holiday and meeting schedule
  • Maintains donor and recipient master list including donated amounts (check register)
  • Prepares and submits statistics for monthly Board Reports and for Township Newsletter
  • Maintains Gift Card log at direction of Administrator
  • Township Cemeteries: coordinates all facets of burials for Township cemeteries and maintains cemetery records and files
  • Website postings as directed


  • From $19 Commensurate with experience


  • Full Time (35 hour per week) position
  • Work schedule is Monday through Friday 8:30 am to 4:00 pm
  • Benefits including health, dental, vision, life insurance, IMRF pension system and the opportunity to participate in 457(b) plan

Please email your resume and completed application to or you may submit to: Palatine Township, 721 S. Quentin Road, Palatine, IL 60067, Attn: HR

Candidate must be at least 18 years of age and legally eligible for employment in the United States. Palatine Township does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, ancestry, national origin, age, sex or handicap; complies with the provisions of the Equal Employment Opportunity Act.