Administrative Specialist I- Community Development

$34,611 yearly
  • City of Wentzville
  • 1001 Schroeder Creek Blvd Wentzville, Missouri, 63385
  • Apr 26, 2022
Full time Community Development

Job Description


The City of Wentzville is seeking a full time Administrative Specialist I-Community Development.

In recent years, the City has been the only municipality named to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch Top Workplaces list. This list is based solely on employee feedback gathered through a third-party survey, which measures several aspects of workplace culture, including how employees feel about pay, benefits, managers and leadership – just to name a few.

This position performs clerical and administrative duties for the Community Development department. Serves as the first point of contact for department or division, providing information and directing the public via phone or in person. 

Wentzville’s leadership is committed to being a regional destination, ensuring economic vitality, providing industry-leading services, optimizing the City’s infrastructure, and being a safe, inclusive and engaged community. Wentzville employees serve an integral role in integrating these five critical success factors into their everyday jobs. The City offers excellent benefits including health, vision, dental, employer-paid life insurance, long-term disability, a retirement pension, 12 holidays, two floating holidays, vacation time, sick time, tuition reimbursement, employee assistance, a discounted recreation center membership and much more! 

Complete an application for an opportunity to join a work environment with a strong sense of place, potential for growth and resources for success. 

Essential Job Duties

  • Answer phone calls and respond professionally to resident questions and concerns; properly document all concerns.
  • Assist customers in obtaining services & routing to appropriate party for assistance.
  • May assign and issue permits and licenses.
  • May prepare the daily schedule for various departments or divisions, including updating spreadsheets, pulling files, preparing documents, and updating databases.
  • Perform data entry, maintain and file documents.
  • Establish & manage various accounts for residents and businesses.
  • Scan files into electronic file management systems.
  • Prepare and distribute basic communications and correspondence.

Ancillary Job Duties

  • Collect and distribute mail and packages.
  • May serve as backup for utility billing, collecting payments and balancing cash drawer.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Job Qualifications – Education, experience, and training that are required or desirable in order to effectively perform the job at the time of hire.  An equivalent combination of education, training, and experience will be considered.  Additional requirements and/or substitutions may be requested and require the approval of HR.

  • High school diploma or equivalent desired.
  • Minimum of one-year of related experience required.