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Slidell, LA

Salary: 10.00
Date Posted: January 12, 2018
Job Type: Temporary to Hire
Job ID: 253202

Job Description

PrideStaff has an immediate opening for an Administrative Assistant in the Slidell area.  If you are interested in working for a great company with an opportunity to grow, please call our office at 228.865.9990.

Administrative Assistant

The candidate will need to be a team player with general office skills who will have significant interaction with the company's customer base through phone and email.  Training will be provided on product knowledge and the business technology system.

Responsibilities:

  • Operate telephone switchboard to answer, screen, or forward calls, providing information, taking messages, or scheduling appointments.
  • Greet persons entering establishment, determine nature and purpose of visit, and direct or escort them to specific destinations.
  • Schedule appointments and maintain and update appointment calendars.
  • Hear and resolve complaints from customers or the public.
  • Read source documents such as canceled checks, sales reports, or bills, and enter data in specific data fields or onto tapes or disks for subsequent entry, using keyboards or scanners.
  • Compile, sort and verify the accuracy of data before it is entered.
  • Compare data with source documents, or re-enter data in verification format to detect errors.
  • Store completed documents in appropriate locations.
  • Locate and correct data entry errors, or report them to supervisors.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Knowledge in Microsoft Office (i.e., Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Excellent Customer Service skills
  • Ability to understand and follow specific instructions and procedures
  • Word processing and/or data entry skills
  • Ability to prepare and print invoices
  • Skill in the use of operating basic office equipment
  • Ability to multi-task

All applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Willing to submit to a background check and drug screen
  • At least 6 months recent, applicable experience
  • Must have reliable transportation