Receptionist--Joplin

The receptionist provides clerical support for Administration which includes answering telephones, greeting guests, routing messages, operating various office machinery, filing and other duties as assigned.

Essential Job Function

  • Answers telephone and route calls promptly; does not leave callers on "hold" and unattended for longer than 20 seconds.
  • Greets visitors; notifies person(s) being visited.
  • Checks mailboxes every morning; receives, sorts, date stamps, and promptly distributes mail.
  • Maintains a constant stock of forms, agency brochures and office supplies.
  • Handles incoming deliveries.
  • And other related duties, as assigned

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Has a courteous, efficient telephone manner; prompt routing of calls.
  • Prompt and responsible forwarding of messages.
  • Pleasant reception of visitors.
  • Legible handwriting.
  • Ability to follow through on work assignments.
  • Basic knowledge of computers.
  • Pleasant telephone voice.
  • Courteous reception of visitors.
  • Professional appearance:  grooming and dress consistent with desired high corporate image.
  • Prompt arrival and regular attendance at work.
  • Pleasant and cooperative attitude with co-workers.
  • Flexibility and diversity.

Minimum Qualifications

Be a minimum of eighteen years of age, possession of a diploma from an accredited high school or equivalent.  Must have basic computer knowledge and have a minimum of 6 months experience.

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