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Administrative Assistant - Reception

Company: Knife River Materials - Northern Minn. Division Department: Office
Location: Bemidji, MN Hiring Manager: Trisha A Newland
Closing Date: 01/31/2019 at 11:59pm CDT Job Type: Full-Time
Job Summary:
Responsible to provide services in the areas of corporate reception, purchasing, communication systems, mail systems, document preparation and office support to various functional areas.

• Receives caller at establishment, determines nature of business and directs callers to destination. Arranges an appointment with the person called upon. Directs caller to destination and records name, time of call, nature of business, and person called upon.
• Assists Payroll and HR in various duties
• Data entry
• Coordinates food orders for events
• Sort through field paperwork
• Track and sends cards for Employee Birthdays and Anniversaries
• Provides information regarding activities conducted at establishment and locations within organization
• May type memos, correspondence, reports, and other documents
• Purchase office supplies at lowest possible cost
• Assist co-workers with projects
• Receives (driving to the post office and other KRM locations) and distributes incoming mail and misc. incoming paperwork
• Prepares outgoing mail and FedEx packages
• Responsible for maintaining a neat and orderly office- emptying garbage, refilling paper in machines, organizing supplies, making coffee and etc.
• Main contact and maintenance resource for the office copiers and printers
• Performs a variety of duties pertinent to type of establishment
• Communicate effectively (verbal, listening, written) and work with difficult people under high stress situations
• Self-motivated, team-player with good interpersonal skills; ability to maintain positive customer relations & act courteous/respectful of others.
• Troubleshoot and problem solve situations/problems (material quality, equipment operation/repair, etc.).
• Monitor and discuss production problems with co-workers and managers/supervisors
• Ensure OSHA safety and environmental regulation compliance
• Performs other duties as assigned
Minimum Qualifications:
• Over 6 months of relevant experience from post high school, work, military, institutional or vocational environment.
• Ability to provide and maintain proper licensure and acceptable driving record.
How To Apply
If unable to apply online, mail completed application to: Box 40, Bemidji, MN 56619.

Knife River is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status or any other protected category under applicable state/federal law.

Subject to pre-employment drug testing and background check.
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MDU Resources Group, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected Veteran status.

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