Administrative Specialist – Lord Fairfax Soil & Water Conservation District, Strasburg, VA

This job listing is being posted on behalf of Lord Fairfax Soil & Water Conservation District, Strasburg, VA.  Please forward all inquiries to LFSWCD. All contact information is listed at the end of the advertisement.


ADMINISTRATIVE SPECIALIST VACANCY                                                   

The Lord Fairfax Soil & Water Conservation District headquartered in Strasburg, Shenandoah County, VA, is seeking a full-time  Administrative Specialist.  Applicants should have, at a minimum, a high school degree and prior experience in a secretarial or clerical position.  Responsibilities include working in an office environment, providing clerical, bookkeeping,  and administrative support to other District staff and to District Board of Directors; maintaining official files; serving as timekeeper for District staff; preparing correspondence and routine reports; providing budget support and reports using Quickbooks software; serving as backup support for website maintenance and updates; taking minutes at monthly Board meetings; compiling and issuing Board packets in advance of monthly Board meetings; responding to telephone inquiries or office visitors and directing them to appropriate assistance; receiving FOIA requests and working with FOIA coordinator to provide timely responses in accordance with legal requirements; purchasing supplies, receiving or issuing invoices  and processing payments; issuing IRS form 1099; and carrying out other standard office clerical duties. Potential candidates must have experience with computers and using Microsoft programs and Quickbooks, be a self-starter and excel at working in an office team environment. Must have excellent communications and organizational skills. Pay will be commensurate with knowledge and experience. Health, retirement and leave benefits provided.

Applications will be accepted through December 18, 2020. SUBMIT a resume with two references and a cover letter describing your interest in the position to:


722-B East Queen Street

Strasburg, VA 22657.

For further information, please call 540.465.2424, ext. 101.



The District is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 





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