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Receptionist needed in Canada by Manpower Services Canada Limit 

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Receptionist needed in Canada by Manpower Services Canada Limit 

A Receptionist’s duties and responsibilities include greeting visitors, helping them navigate through an office, and supplying them with refreshments as they wait. In addition, they maintain calendars for appointments, sort mail, make copies, and plan travel arrangements.

Receptionists handle a variety of administrative support tasks, including answering phones, receiving visitors, preparing meeting and training rooms, sorting and distributing mail, and making travel plans.

Job details

  •  Location: Dartmouth, NS
  •  Salary: $15.00 to $17.00HOUR hourly for 40 to 44 hours per week
  •  Terms of employment: Term or contract
    Full time
  •  Day, Morning
  •  Start date: Starts as soon as possible
  •  vacancies: 2 vacancies
  •  Temporary work assignment

We are looking for a receptionist to be responsible for greeting clients and visitors to our office. You will be in charge of giving clients directions to various parts of the office, contacting employees regarding visitors, answering phones and taking messages, and sorting and distributing mail.

To be successful in this role, you will need excellent written and verbal communication skills, as well as competency in Microsoft Office applications such as Word and Excel. Prior experience as a receptionist is also helpful.

Receptionist Responsibilities:

  • Greet clients and visitors with a positive, helpful attitude.
  • Assisting clients in finding their way around the office.
  • Announcing clients as necessary.
  • Helping maintain workplace security by issuing, checking, and collecting badges as necessary and maintaining visitor logs.
  • Assisting with a variety of administrative tasks including copying, faxing, taking notes, and making travel plans.
  • Preparing meeting and training rooms.
  • Answering phones in a professional manner, and routing calls as necessary.
  • Assisting colleagues with administrative tasks.
  • Performing ad-hoc administrative duties.
  • Answering, forwarding, and screening phone calls.
  • Sorting and distributing mail.
  • Hiring, managing, and developing the junior administrative team.
  • Provide excellent customer service.
  • Scheduling appointments.

Receptionist Requirements:

  • Associate’s or bachelor’s degree in a related field.
  • Prior experience as a receptionist or in a related field.
  • Consistent, professional dress, and manner.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Competency in Microsoft applications including Word, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Good time management skills.
  • Experience with administrative and clerical procedures.
  • Able to contribute positively as part of a team, helping out with various tasks as required.

Job requirements

Languages

English

Education

Secondary (high) school graduation certificate

Experience

1 year to less than 2 years

Specific Skills
Schedule and confirm appointments; Record and relay information; Perform clerical duties, such as filing and sorting and distributing mail; Obtain and process information required to provide services; Greet people and direct them to contacts or service areas; Arrange teleconferences; Answer telephone and relay telephone calls and messages
Business Equipment and Computer Applications
MS Word; Electronic mail; MS Outlook
Additional Skills
Provide basic information to clients and the public; Maintain work records and logs
Work Setting
Retail/wholesale establishment/distribution centre
Security and Safety
Criminal record check
Transportation/Travel Information
Public transportation is available
Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities
Work under pressure; Repetitive tasks; Attention to detail; Sitting
Personal Suitability
Effective interpersonal skills; Flexibility; Team player; Excellent oral communication; Reliability

Who can apply to this job?

Only apply to this job if:

  • You are a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada.
  • You have a valid Canadian work permit.

If you are not authorized to work in Canada, do not apply. The employer will not respond to your application.

How to apply

By email

wendy.macdonald@manpower.com

Advertised until

2022-07-04

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