• Location
    Hilo, Hawaii
  • Job type
    Contract/Temp to Hire
  • Category
    Office, Clerical & Administrative - Receptionist

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Adecco is currently assisting a local client in their search to fill an exciting Receptionist role in Hilo, HI!  Apply now if you meet the qualifications listed below.


Responsibilities, Qualifications, & Details:                 



Specific Duties:

  • Greet and direct visitors in office
  • Operate multi-line telephone system to answer incoming calls and directs callers to appropriate personnel
  • Retrieves messages from voice mail and forwards to appropriate personnel
  • Answers high volume of incoming telephone calls, determines purpose of callers, and forwards calls to appropriate personnel or department; takes and delivers messages or transfers calls to voice mail when appropriate personnel are unavailable
  • Answers questions about organization and provides callers with address, directions, and other information; welcomes on-site visitors, determines nature of business, and announces visitors to appropriate personnel
  • Monitors visitor access and issues passes when required, updates appointment calendars, prepares travel vouchers, takes payments for services and products
  • Receives, sorts, and routes mail, and maintains and routes publications; maintains fax machines, assists users, sends faxes, and retrieves and routes incoming faxes; Creates and prints fax cover sheets, memos, correspondence, reports, and other documents when necessary
  • Orders, receives, and maintains office supplies
  • Performs other clerical duties as needed, such as filing, photocopying, and collating



Must Have:

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications
  • Typically requires advanced word-processing and other personal computer skills
  • MUST be able to navigate multiple systems at the same time using dual monitors 
  • MUST have a professional demeanor and has excellent written and verbal skills
  • 2-3 years secretarial or administrative support experience, or equivalent combination of advanced business school/secretarial training and job-related experience (STRONG RECEPTIONIST IS NEEDED) ****This is a high-volume office******
  • Excellent Data Accuracy is a MUST
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. 
  • Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization. 
  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry. 
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. 
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form. 
  • Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions; Works well in group problem solving situations; Uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics. 
  • Manages difficult or emotional customer situations; Responds promptly to customer needs; Solicits customer feedback to improve service ; Responds to requests for service and assistance; Meets commitments. 
  • Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; Listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions; Demonstrates group presentation skills; Participates in meetings. 
  • Writes clearly and informatively; Edits work for spelling and grammar; Varies writing style to meet needs; Presents numerical data effectively; Able to read and interpret written information. 
  • Balances team and individual responsibilities; Exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views; Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Puts success of team above own interests; Able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives; Supports everyone's efforts to succeed; Recognizes accomplishments of other team members. 
  • Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include Close vision and Ability to adjust focus



Shift Start/End Time:  TBD


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