Administrative Staff
Terracon - Jackson, MS

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I (Part-time)

General Responsibilities:
As an Administrative Staff I with Terracon you will, under direct supervision, prepare reports/proposals/invoices, answer office calls, file and perform other administrative support functions.

Reports to: Administrative Office Manager, Senior Administrative Staff or Office Manager

Position Supervises: None

Essential Functions and Duties:
Operates a switchboard. Greets visitors and callers and informs proper employee of incoming call or visitor’s arrival.

Types documents and spreadsheets using a personal computer.

May input data into a variety of databases.

Maintains files of correspondence, reports and records as required by the supervisor.

Opens, sorts, delivers mail to proper employees

Makes copies and files various documents.

Performs a variety of administrative support activities as requested by the supervisor.

Safety Responsibilities:
Complete safety orientation program.

Abide by safety and personal protective equipment policies.

Demonstrate safe work practices and avoid unsafe behaviors.

Drive defensively, avoid preventable accidents and always wear a seat belt.

Attend regularly scheduled safety training.

Report all unsafe conditions to your Supervisor.

Other Duties:
Will perform other office administrative duties as assigned.

Physical Requirements:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an 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.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to climb or balance. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; stoop, kneel, and crouch. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, and ability to adjust focus.

Essential Skills/Abilities:
Must be able to type 30 words per minute.

Ability to effectively communicate on the telephone and in person.

Must be able to project a professional company image.

Knowledge of grammar, punctuation and spelling rules as required.

Basic knowledge of Microsoft software.

Work Environment:
Will perform most of the shift in an office setting using a personal computer and telephone. Noise level is usually low to moderate.

Overnight travel may be required with this position.

Education/Experience:
High school graduate or equivalent.

Typically has at least six months of office experience performing general activities, such as answering the telephone, typing, filing, and/or using a computer is preferred.

License/Registration:
Must have valid driver’s license if driving on company business is required.

We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V.

In our efforts to maintain a safe and drug-free workplace, Terracon requires that candidates complete a satisfactory criminal background check and pass a drug screen prior to employment.

**No Recruiters/Agencies Please**

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Employee-owned Terracon Consultants provides geotechnical, environmental, construction material evaluation, pavement engineering and...