Administrative Assistant Position Available

Created on April 26, 2019


The Economic Development Council (“EDC”) of Okaloosa County is seeking to fill the role of Administrative Assistant. The Administrative Assistant is a part-time, hourly position supporting all EDC staff members. The position reports directly to the Executive Director with additional oversight by the Associate Director and Director of Business Expansion. Duties include serving as the first point of contact for greeting visitors, answering/routing telephone calls, responding to basic EDC information requests and updating community demographics/research data. Additional duties include developing/posting content to EDC social media accounts, ordering office supplies and assisting with coordination for EDC events / investor meetings.
Work Schedule 
The standard schedule is 9am – 1pm, Monday-Thursday, 16 hours/week excluding holidays. (The position does not report on Fridays). There is periodic deviation from  the  standard schedule to accommodate / support external meetings with advance notice provided.
The approved hourly compensation for this position is $14.00/hr. Additionally, business-related mileage is reimbursed at the Federal rate – currently set at .545 cents per mile.
About the EDC
Established in 1989, the Economic Development Council of Okaloosa County is dedicated to facilitating high wage job growth and transformative capital investments throughout the communities of Okaloosa County. Structured as a 501 (c) 6 non-profit public/private  partnership, investors in the EDC include Okaloosa County, eight municipalities, education / workforce development partners, utility companies and more than 100 private sector businesses all committed to the area’s economic well-being. More information about the EDC may be  found here:
Response Deadline
Interested candidates are requested to submit their resumes - including recent work history and professional references - by Friday, May 10, 2019 to Nathan Sparks at
The EDC is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

Legal Statement
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