Reception & Administrative Assistant

Vanderpolís Eggs Ltd.

POSITION OVERVIEW
Vanderpol Eggs Ltd is a company who values their employees. Located in the Fraser Valley, we are a family owned company proudly servicing local and international customers for 65 years. This stability has not limited our ongoing growth and therefore has created numerous advancement opportunities for employees at all levels. We constantly look for ways to improve the work environment, provide a safe workplace, listen to our employees, communicate company information, and provide ongoing training to assist employees in performing their current job and also prepare them for career opportunities. We also offer a competitive compensation and benefits package.
 
The primary role of the Reception & Administrative Assistant is the company’s initial representative both in person and on the phone. As such, this individual creates a positive image and first impression of our company among visitors, suppliers, and other business partners. The position is also responsible for a wide variety of administrative duties including secretarial and receptionist duties in addition to more complex functions and services, such as arranging travel plans, minute-taking during confidential meetings, and scheduling appointments.  The Reception & Administrative Assistant also performs a variety of miscellaneous administrative tasks for other functional areas.

KEY RESPONSIBILITY AREAS
  • Reception 
  • Executive Management Administrative Support
  • Company Administrative Support 

Skills Required:

 
COMPETENCIES (Knowledge, Skills, Ability)
  • Superior telephone manners and strong interpersonal skills.
  • Strong knowledge of general office procedures involving procurement, travel arrangements, budget management, reports, etc.
  • Able to write and format moderately complex correspondence including memos, emails, and letters.
  • Knowledge of applicable data privacy laws.
  • Meticulous records maintenance skills.
  • Able to maintain filing systems and basic databases.
 
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
  • Post-secondary certificate or diploma in Business Administration or an acceptable combination of related education and progressively responsible experience.
  • 3-4 years of direct work experience in an Administrative Assistant capacity.
  • Superior keyboarding skills; working knowledge and demonstrated skills in the MS Office suite.
  • Hands-on experience with productivity applications, including word processing, spreadsheets, e-mail, and presentation software.
  • Professional writing skills including proper spelling, grammar, and punctuation.
  • Superior time management skills, multitasking skills, and the ability to prioritize tasks with minimal supervision.
  • Previous experience in handling confidential or sensitive information.
  • Knowledge of supplies, equipment, and/or services ordering, as well as inventory control of these items.

Please Note: This company is only accepting applications from Canadian residents



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Job Type: Full Time

Location: Abbotsford , British Columbia (BC)

Job Category: Administrative/Support
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Post Date: 2017/10/10

Closing Date: 2017/12/28

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