Administrative Assistant/Sr Administrative Assistant

2785 White Bear Ave., Suite 350, Maplewood, MN 55109

Annual Salary Range: Administrative Assistant: $42,023 to $63,563 Sr. Administrative Assistant: $45,216 to $68,394

Ramsey/Washington Recycling & Energy (R&E) has an opening for a full-time Administrative Assistant or Sr Administrative Assistant.  The position will be filled based upon the qualifications of the successful applicant.

R&E is a joint powers entity formed by Ramsey and Washington counties. R&E coordinates recycling and waste programs between the two counties (joint activities), and owns and operates the Ramsey/Washington Recycling & Energy Center in Newport, Minnesota (

The Administrative Assistant will perform work in support of R&E’s joint activities.  The successful candidate has strong attention to detail and enjoys prioritizing and completing a variety of tasks in a fast paced environment in support of an organization.

As an Administrative or Sr. Administrative Assistant, your duties will include, but are not limited to: 

  1. Assisting in the preparation of meeting materials, reports and presentations.

  2. Arranging and coordinating meetings and taking meeting minutes. 

  3. Coordinating R&E Board meetings.  This includes, but is not limited to: setting meeting time/date, communicating with Board members and their staff, reserving meeting space, preparing meeting materials, preparing meeting presentations, and taking meeting minutes.

  4. Handling confidential information with discretion and maintaining compliance with Minnesota Data Practices Act.

  5. Managing R&E’s SharePoint site and external website.

  6. Performing general office duties.

To qualify for this position you must possess a high school diploma and previous administrative work. A positive attitude and strong work ethic are additional success factors. For more details on the job duties and qualifications, detailed job descriptions can be found here:

Administrative Assistant

Sr. Administrative Assistant

Applications are due by 4:00pm CST, May 31, 2019.

To Apply:

To apply for an R&E job, all of the following are required to be completed.

  1. Complete the job application

  2. Thoroughly answer all supplemental questions

  3. Send job application and supplemental questions to Human Resources by emailing completed application and supplemental questions to

The job description and supplemental questions are both fillable-PDFs. Learn how to use fillable PDFs. You may also print the application and supplemental questions and complete them.

Ramsey/Washington Recycling & Energy provides equal access to employment, programs and services without regard to race, color, creed, religion, age, sex (except when sex is a Bona Fide Occupational Qualification), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, public assistance or national origin.