Administrative Assistant/Planning Technician
Fremont County is seeking one person for a position in the Planning and Building Department. The
Administrative Assistant performs work involving assignments of broad scope including processing
permit applications, processing payments, customer service, record keeping, taking minutes, general
clerical work, answering phones, answering questions, data entry, and other similar office work.
The bulk of this position’s duties are typical front-office work, requiring experience working in an office
environment. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate solid organizational skills relevant to
office work, efficiency in performing those tasks, a track record of punctual work attendance, and the
ability to deal effectively with the public in a front-counter environment.
It is expected that all applicants will have a strong sense of professionalism and a commitment to
providing good customer service. The successful candidate will not only be able to demonstrate their
knowledge and training, but should also be able to explain their strengths and how they use them to
achieve superior results.
Post-hire success in any this job requires not only subject matter knowledge, but good organizational
skills, the ability to meet deadlines and the ability to analyze and explain complex matters. Success in
this position will also depend on being an exceptional listener. Over time, opportunities to be advanced
to more responsible positions may arise.
In addition to the required qualifications, if an applicant has any of the following, we’d like to hear about
it: a degree or coursework in planning, geography, or any related field; AICP or other professional
certifications/licenses; work experience in Idaho or the rural Mountain West; or any other information
you think will help us understand who you are, what you can do and what we need to provide to help
you perform at your best level.
To apply, submit a resume, cover letter, and Fremont County application to the Fremont County Clerk’s
office (151 West 1st North, Suite 12, Saint Anthony, ID, 83445). Applications will be accepted until the
position is filled; with the first review of applications at Noon on Friday, May 25th, 2018. Candidates
selected for an interview will receive instructions concerning supplementary questions and information
desired prior to the interview.
A complete Job description and the required Fremont County application may be obtained from the
Clerk’s office or at http://www.co.fremont.id.us/jobs/jobap.pdf . The salary range for this position is $12.51 to $15.92 per hour.
Applicants must be at least 18 years of age. A background check is required. Veteran’s preference
applies. Fremont County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
For more information about the position, contact Thomas Cluff at Fremont County Planning and
Building, 208-624-4643. For information about the application process or the County’s benefits package,
contact the Fremont County Clerk’s office 208-624-7332.