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Executive Assistant

Matanuska Electric Association, Inc.
Palmer, AK
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Position – Status


Who Can Apply

MEA Employees & the General Public

Posting Date

July 26, 2022

Closing Date

Open Until Filled


Executive Staff


$33.29 Min DOE



Req No


Union Representation


Hours of Work


Work Location

Palmer, Alaska



Provides advanced legal, administrative, and technical support to the Executive Assistant to the CEO and the Executive Staff.



1.     Provides advanced administrative support to the CEO’s office in a variety of capacities and areas as needed.

2.     Assists the Executive Assistant to the CEO and Executive Staff on a variety of administrative and technical matters.

3.     May attend and support various executive management meetings, functions, and/or events regarding various confidential issues.

4.     May facilitate communication for executive management team with members, employees and outside agencies as needed.

5.     Provides support for the MEA Charitable Foundation in various functions and duties.

6.     May be responsible for reconciling monthly credit cards for executive staff.

7.     Prepares for Board of Director meetings to include meeting set up.

8.     Schedule the use of various Association facilities, conference rooms, etc.

9.     Coordinate, make, and prepare travel arrangements for various events for executive staff.

10.  Conducts research and prepares reports and/or presentations as needed.

11.  Produce and prepare various correspondence.

12.  Interfaces with executive management in a professional manner.

13.  May perform advanced accounting and contract administration support functions.

14.  Performs other duties as assigned.

15.  Promotes a safety culture in which safety is a value. This culture is based on joint and individual engagement, ownership, and accountability regarding job safety and responsibility to perform work safely and adhere to safe work practices.

16.  Performs the essential functions of the position in a safe and efficient manner.

The above items are not intended to be all inclusive of the essential functions or requirements of this type of work as they are subject to change based on operating necessity. The employee will also perform other related business duties as assigned by the immediate supervisor and other management personnel.



  • Qualified candidates are required to have:

-     An associate degree or equivalent relevant experience.

-     Five (5) years of relevant Advanced experience. 

  • Qualified candidates must have a valid driver’s license and a driving record, which is acceptable by the Association’s Driving Policy and insurable by the Association and the Association’s insurance carrier at standard group rates.
  • Preference may be given to those candidates with:

-     A bachelor’s degree in related field.

-     Experience working with confidential information.

-     Advanced experience in Microsoft Office Suite.

-     A Microsoft Office Suite certification or other relevant certification.



·         Support a culture of safety excellence through active involvement in safety improvement and promote a sense of shared responsibility for safety.

·         Advanced knowledge and skill in standard administrative procedures and legal office techniques, procedures, and processes.

·         Advanced knowledge and skill in Microsoft Windows environment, to include Microsoft Office Suite or other relevant software.

·         Knowledge of common math functions.

·         Knowledge of project management principles.

·         Knowledge and effective skill in organization, coordination, and effective prioritization skills.

·         Knowledge of videoconferencing or other virtual functions.

·         Advanced skill in organizational management.

·         Advanced analytical skills, including proficiency in composing spreadsheets, charts, and graphs, which correctly capture data.

·         Advanced skill in writing, editing,  proofreading, spelling, punctuation, etc., consistent with executive expectations.

·         Advanced skill in attention for detail.

·         Skill in effective and professional verbal and written communication.

·         Skill in writing concise summaries of meetings.

·         Skill in identifying problems, collecting data, establishing facts, and drawing valid conclusions.  

·         Skill in analyzing processes for efficiency and make recommendations for improvements.

·         Ability to establish and maintain professional relationships consistent with executive expectations.

·         Ability to maintain a high degree of confidentiality and communicate professionally.

·         Ability to exercise exceptional judgment and discretion.

·         Ability to effectively lead activities for assigned projects.

·         Ability to solve problems and seek solutions to challenges.

·         Ability to interpret and explain policies.

·         Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

·         Ability to read, analyze, and interpret complex documents, legal documents, and financial reports.

·         Ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information.

·         Ability to communicate with diverse audiences.

·         Ability to respond to sensitive inquiries or complaints from internal and external stakeholders.

·         Ability to work safely.

·         Ability to facilitate cooperation between work groups and work functionally across all levels of the organization.

·         Ability to  improve based on successes and failures.


Matanuska Electric Association, Inc.


Palmer, AK
99645 USA



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