Administrative Assistant

Environmental Design & Research, Landscape Architecture, Engineering, & Environmental Services, D.P.C. (EDR) is seeking a full-time Administrative Assistant to join and provide support to our Environmental, Offshore Wind, and Cultural Resources groups to be based in our Albany, NY office.  The qualified candidate should have at least 5-10 years of experience working in a professional office and have a strong knowledge of general office procedures. Multi-tasking, excellent organizational skills, and attention to detail are necessary. Must be proficient in the use of Microsoft Office programs (i.e,, Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and Adobe Acrobat especially when creating templates and reports, editing documents, and facilitating printing and reproduction. Experience using Microsoft Teams and SharePoint is preferred. Primary responsibilities include: preparation of agreements, reports, and meeting minutes; scheduling meetings through Outlook, coordination of conference registration and various travel arrangements, maintaining office supplies, processing expense reports, coordination with outside printing vendors, mailings, shipping, and other duties as assigned. 

Minimum Qualifications: 

  • Associates Degree
  • Experience with Microsoft Office 
  • Proficient in the use of Adobe Acrobat
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills
  • Demonstrated proofreading and document formatting/editing skills 
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task
  • Must be able to type 50 wpm

 EDR is a multi-disciplinary planning and design consulting firm that has been in business for over 40 years. EDR’s staff includes a diverse group of professionals that includes community and land use planners, landscape architects, GIS specialists, archaeologists, historians, visualization specialists, environmental specialists, and engineers. Come join our team, work on interesting and challenging projects, and collaborate with our talented group of professionals! 

To apply for this position, please upload and submit your resume and cover letter below.

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