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Administrative Assistant

Company: Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
Location: Harrisburg
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:


This position is established in the Highway Delivery Division that provides environmental quality, consultant and contract management, highway quality assurance, project development, standards and criteria, H&H analysis, pavement design, right of way acquisition, utility coordination, R/R coordination, project development schedules, and constructability functions within the Bureau of Project Delivery. This Division in the Bureau has approximately 120 employees.


Conducts research, studies, and identifies best practices in connection with the development, implementation, administration and evaluation of various Division programs; prepares detailed reports and presentations of findings, provides recommendations and distributes changes to appropriate parties. Examples of this would include programs related to the Division Strategic plan, new technologies, industry related items, succession planning, workforce development, or diversity for construction and materials personnel.

Prepares briefings of pertinent items and presentations for the Division Chief such as the Statewide Transportation Quality Initiatives (TQI), State Transportation Improvement Committee (STIC), Statewide Design Strategic Plan, Committee meetings or the Deputys Strategic Management Committee through the collection and organization of necessary data. An example of this would be this position will review the requirements imposed on the Division Chief by the STIC for an initiative, gather the necessary data from within the Division and design parties statewide to satisfy the requirements and then prepare a report and presentation for the Division Chief to provide at the next meeting.

Analyzes established division office procedures and processes and recommends innovative approaches for improvements to meet new and changing program demands, as well as, ensure efficiency and maximum productivity.

Please read the complete position description for more information.


Such training as may have been gained through graduation from a four-year college or university or any equivalent combination of experience and training.

Work Schedule
Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Lunch period: 1 hour
Please note: Overtime and travel may be required based upon operational considerations.

T he Commonwealth is an equal employment opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse workforce. The Commonwealth values inclusion as we seek to recruit, develop, and retain the most qualified people to serve the citizens of Pennsylvania. The Commonwealth does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, ancestry, union membership, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, AIDS or HIV status, disability, or any other categories protected by applicable federal or state law. All diverse candidates are encouraged to apply.

Keywords: Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Harrisburg , Administrative Assistant, Other , Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

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