SUMMARY: Responsible for answering telephone calls in a manner consistent with Rush Enterprises guidelines.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Other duties beyond this representative listing may be assigned to the essential job duties and responsibilities of this position based on Company needs.
Must be a team player.
Ability to multi-task under pressure
Must be able to communicate, in English, clearly, both orally and in writing.
Must present a professional appearance and maintain a neat work area.
Must make sure that the receptionist desk is covered at all times.
Answer the telephone following all company guidelines.
Supply information to callers and records complete and accurate messages.
Receive visitors, obtains name and nature of business, and schedules appointments. Directs visitors to the appropriate department or company.
Must have strong interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate with employees and customers in a manner that will foster positive working relationships.
Open mail and distribute to managers and employees. Receive/date stamp incoming invoices and packing slips.
Perform routine clerical duties as assigned.
Assemble daily airborne packets in time for pick up.
Maintain safe work environment by observing safety procedures and the required safety rules and regulations.
As a condition of continued employment, the employee is required to exhibit positive corporate citizenship, with demonstrated ability to positively interact with others, follow required Company policies and procedures which include but are not limited to policies regarding conduct, record keeping, and safety. As a condition of continued employment the employee is required to refrain from any behavior that is construed as sexual harassment, harassment and/or creating or participating in a hostile work environment, and/or violence in the workplace.
OTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES:
Ability to operate switchboard.
Typing of 30 WPM.
10-key by touch.
Outgoing, friendly personality, bilingual helpful.
Good customer relations skills.
QUALIFICATIONS AND POSITION REQUIREMENTS: The individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. It is required that the individual operate with good time management and organizational skills. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and/or Experience: High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months’ related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Language Skills: Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employee s of the organization.
Mathematical Skills: Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
Reasoning Ability: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions at the request of the employee, and with appropriate medical certification.
While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects or controls; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to walk.
The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable the individual with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.
Rush Enterprises and its Affiliate Companies are Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employers.
I have read and understand the job description as presented. I understand that I will be responsible and accountable for all items listed in this job description. I also understand that my immediate supervisor reserves the right to add projects or responsibilities to my job description. Additional responsibilities will be communicated to me as assigned.
Rush Enterprises, Inc. (Rush) is a full-service, integrated retailer of transportation and construction equipment, and related services. The...