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Location: Seattle, WA
Posted: 10-09-2017
Location Name: Corporate Headquarters
Wage: Depends on Experience

We are looking for a Receptionist to work in our corporate office in Seattle, WA.  The Cochran receptionist operates switchboard or multi-line telephone system to answer incoming calls and directs callers to appropriate personnel by performing the following duties:

Essential Duties & Responsibilities
The following are the duties associated with being a Cochran Receptionist.  Other duties may be assigned.
* Answers 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.
* Responsible for keeping lobby and conference rooms looking professional.
* Update outlook calendar for conference room usage.
* Order lunches and/or catering as requested for meetings and other occasions.
* Make up shipping/address labels, certified mail, deliveries, Fedex, etc. as required.
* Send out vendor information, W-9 forms, resale certificate’s and credit applications as requested.
* Mail out weekly field employee payroll checks and direct deposit stubs (folding and inserting in envelopes).
* File all job related AP invoices, maintaining job files and archiving when necessary.
* AP Unapproved Que:  Help to maintain and process problem invoices out of unapproved and post to AP.
* Office Supplies:  Order and keep inventory of office supplies.
* Perform other clerical duties as needed, such as but not limited to filing, photocopying and collating and typing reports.

To perform the job of Receptionist successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies.
* Problem Solving – Shows continued initiative to identify and resolve problems in a timely manner. 
* Customer Service - Responds promptly and politely to requests for service and assistance. 
* Design – Demonstrates attention to detail.
* Interpersonal – Maintains confidentiality.
* Communication – Speaks clearly; listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions;  Able to read and interpret written information.  
* Team Work – Contributes to building a positive team spirit.
* Quality -  Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness.
* Adaptability – Able to deal with frequent change, delays or unexpected events.
* Dependability – Takes responsibility for own actions; Is consistently at work and on time.
* Planning/Organizing – Uses time efficiently.
* Professionalism – Approaches others in a tactful manner.
* Safety – Observes safety procedures.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

High School Diploma or GED; or one to three years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. 

Language Ability
Ability to read and interpret basic documents; Ability to write basic correspondence; Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization. 

 Math Ability
Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure. 

Reasoning Ability
Ability to apply common sense and understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form.

 Computer Skills
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite; Spreadsheet software, accounting software and other software that may be required.

Certificates and Licenses

Supervisory Responsibilities
This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

Work Environment 
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate but may vary.

Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include Close vision, Peripheral vision, Depth perception and Ability to adjust focus.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to walk stand, sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.

Reports To Assistant Controller and/or Controller