March 22, 2012 | Vol. 42, No. 12

Borough taking executive assistant applications

Applications for the Haines Borough’s new permanent, full-time executive assistant to the borough manager are due 5 p.m. Monday, April 9.

The Haines Borough Assembly last week approved going forward with the hire, expected to cost an estimated $81,000 annually as a permanent position with benefits. The job, vacant since July, previously was a non-benefited, temporary position.

The job description posted this week at sets a wage of $25 an hour and states the selected candidate will handle grant writing and administration, project planning and coordination.

Applicants must have four years of college-level course work in business, public administration or office management-related studies; or five years of professional experience in public or business administration. The borough also seeks documented experience with responding to difficult customer service interactions and sensitive or controversial issues.