City of Portland - Administrative Assistant, Homeless Services Center


Health and Human Services Department – Social Services Division – *Updated Salary Information* -

Full Time, Permanent position - This position is for 37.5 hours/week with a schedule of Monday through Friday from 9:00 AM to 5 :30 PM - In addition, a monthly two-hour staff meeting is required.  This is an administrative position working with the management running the state's largest homeless shelter.  The position requires the ability to work in a fast-paced environment. This position will be responsible for various paperwork, data entry, data quality assurance, supply ordering and tracking as well as other duties as assigned by OSS management.  Strong computer skills with familiarity to all relevant programs including Excel is required, experience with HMIS preferred.  Experience working in the secretarial/administrative assistant sector strongly preferred.  The person in this position could represent the City through attendance at various community meetings.  A high school diploma or equivalency is required.  Valid Class C Maine Driver's license preferred.  Offers of employment are contingent upon the completion of a satisfactory criminal background check. 

CEBA union position - Grade 8 – *Starting salary range:  $18.47 - $19.59/hour*. 


Accepting applications until vacancy is filled.


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City Benefits

Permanent employees receive a generous benefits package that includes paid holidays; employee health insurance; sick and vacation leave; optional life, dental, vision and income protection insurances; choice of retirement plans; and tuition reduction program with the University of Southern Maine and Thomas College.



The City of Portland is strongly committed to diversity in its workforce.

Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply.

We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer.



***COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate***    For the safety of our employees and our constituents, the City of Portland requires that new employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to the start of employment.  Candidates may request an accommodation for medical reasons or sincerely held religious beliefs at the conditional offer stage.


For questions contact Human Resources by email at or 207-874-8624. 

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