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Administrative Assistant II

  • 510036
  • Full-time


Arizona is on a mission to become the #1 state in the nation in which to live, work, play, get an education, and retire. Arizona state government plays a vital role in making this happen, and in order to maximize our potential the State of Arizona must operate in way that demonstrates a business-like approach. The Arizona State Treasurer’s Office Protects taxpayer money by serving as the State’s bank and fiduciary agent, providing investment management, financial information and services. The State Treasurer is seeking talented people to help move government forward! Visit our website at http://www.aztreasury.gov/

Administrative Assistant II


Job Location:

Address:  1700 W. Washington St., Phoenix, AZ, 85007

Posting Details:

Salary: $40,000 - $45,000 

Grade: 15

Job Summary:

The Arizona State Treasurer's Office is seeking an Administrative Assistant II to provide professional administrative and accounting support to the Administrative Services Division.

Job Duties:

The job duties of an Administrative Assistant II provide a wide variety of confidential administrative and secretarial support to administrators and agency; conveys information regarding agency functions and procedures; composes correspondence on a wide variety of subjects; performs a variety of complex administrative tasks including research and coordinating administrative matters between organizational units.

• Process and record various Securities for State Agencies.
• Correspond with customers to provide information, assist with research, and resolve issues.
• Exercises discretion applies technical knowledge and provides excellent customer service to achieve customer service goals.
• Provide support to the Administration team with processing and approval of various accounting and procurement documents.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities (KSAs):

The successful candidate will demonstrate the following:

• Considerable knowledge of the principles and practices of administration and management
• Policies and procedures established for the organization
• General office practices, including techniques for screening and sorting incoming correspondence, visitors, and telephone calls
• Effective time management and organization
• Written and verbal communication
• Attention to detail and high degree of accuracy
• Researching and problem-solving skills
• Customer Service including the public
• Experienced is Microsoft Office applications, including but not limited to Excel, Word, and Outlook
• Establish and maintain interpersonal relationships
• Apply work management techniques
• Perform other duties as necessary
• Ability to plan, analyze, coordinate activities, and establish priorities
• Ability to develop, document and train effective operating procedures
• Maintaining various records through automated systems
• Effectively and efficiently multi-task
• Perform standard administrative functions
• Work independently

Selective Preference(s):

The ideal candidate for the position has a Minimum of 1-year administrative experience, government experience (local, county, state or federal), and experience working in an office environment performing administrative tasks.

Pre-Employment Requirements:

Candidates for this position will be required to submit to a criminal history investigation.


The Arizona Department of Administration offers a comprehensive benefits package to include:
Sick leave
Vacation with 10 paid holidays per year
Health and dental insurance
Retirement plan
Life insurance and long-term disability insurance
Optional employee benefits include short-term disability insurance, deferred compensation plans, and supplemental life insurance

For a complete list of benefits provided by The State of Arizona, please visit our benefits page


State of Arizona employees are required to participate in the Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS).

Contact Us:

If you have any questions please feel free to contact Treasury Human Resources at 602-542-7875


All Arizona state employees operate within the Arizona Management System (AMS), an intentional, results-driven approach for doing the work of state government whereby every employee reflects on performance, reduces waste, and commits to continuous improvement with sustainable progress.  Through AMS, every state employee seeks to understand customer needs, identify problems, improve processes, and measure results.  
State employees are highly engaged, collaborative and embrace a culture of public service.

The State of Arizona is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.