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  • 513740
  • Full-time


We are looking for results-oriented, driven individuals with a thirst for problem solving.

At Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) our vision is to be the number one state in the nation in balanced, leading-edge environmental protection; through technical and operational excellence; and radical simplicity for customers and staff. We are currently looking for employees who are committed to our Agency, passionate to excel in their career and engaged in our mission. Only this caliber of employee will be successful in driving our Agency towards accomplishing our vision.


Job Location:

Address:  1110 W. Washington Street, Phoenix, AZ 85007

Posting Details:

Salary:  $50K-$60K

Grade: 20

Closing Date: Open until filled. 

Job Summary:

ADEQ Business and Finance is looking for a dynamic, talented, and experienced Executive Administrative Assistant with strong organizational and communication skills with technical savvy to help our team continue its data transformation. The Executive Assistant will report to the Chief Financial Officer, supporting and potentially leading various projects as well as providing Google Sites and data governance administrative support for the entire team. The job responsibilities include but are not limited to assisting in daily operations, reporting and project management for the Business and Finance team, organizing electronic and paper files, managing electronic reporting tools and metrics, managing the teams Google Sites pages, developing and delivering training. The ideal candidate must be self-motivated, detail oriented, possess excellent communication and organization skills, be willing to jump in to assist when needed, able to multi-task and be highly professional.

Job Duties:

This position works and communicates with all levels of the agency leadership and interfaces with external government entities both in and outside of state government. The Business and Finance team supports our agency with the goal of maximizing availability and utilization of financial resources for mission work.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities (KSAs):

• Skilled in a strong organizational skills, polished verbal and written communication skills.
• Ability to develop and document training materials and present them.
• Skilled and highly motivated with strong work ethic, skilled in time management.
• Able to successfully manage multiple ongoing tasks and projects simultaneously.
• Ability to support customer and have a mission focused mindset.

Selective Preference(s):

• 3-5 years of experience in supporting senior leadership in a technical or information environment.
• Must have experience in Google Suite, particularly Sites to manage internal site.
• Must have advanced skills in Excel and be technically savvy to quickly learn to work in various platforms.
• Data governance and change control experience, including file and data management preferred.
• Project management experience including coordinating diverse teams preferred.


Among the many benefits of a career with the State of Arizona, there are:
· 10 paid holidays per year
· Accrual of sick and annual leave beginning at 12 and 13 days per year respectively for full-time employees
· A top-ranked retirement program with lifetime pension benefits
· A robust and affordable insurance plan to include medical, dental, life, short-term and long-term disability
· An incentivized commuter club and public transportation subsidy program
· We promote the importance of work/life balance by offering workplace flexibility
· We offer a variety of learning and career development opportunities

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


ASRS Lifetime Benefits

Contact Us:

Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation such as a sign language interpreter or an alternative format by contacting HPO@azdeq.gov.
Requests should be made as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation. Arizona State Government is an AA/EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer.


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.