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Office Assistant I

Seattle, WA 98121

Posted: 03/17/2023 Employment Type: Temporary Industry: General Office Job Number: 9264 Pay Rate: $19-$19/hr Shift: Mon-Fri 8am-4:30pm

Job Description

West Sound Workforce is assisting the Port of Seattle, leaders in moving people and cargo around the world in seeking a personable individual with customer service experience to fulfill a temporary Office Assistant I position located at their Pier 69 headquarters.

Serving millions of people every year, The Port of Seattle is committed to public service and prides itself on working for one of the region s most integral economic engines. This temporary position will support reception and mail room operations by responding to inquiries, answering phone calls, and issuing visitor credentials.

Make a positive impact in someone's day and contribute to the vitality of our community! Successful candidates will have strong communication skills and the ability to interact with a highly diverse public and visitors.

What this temporary Office Assistant I position will do:

  • Greet and welcome customers in person and via phone
  • Answer and route telephone calls
  • Issue visitor badges and parking validations
  • Perform data entry and scheduling tasks within databases
  • Help customers with complaints and questions

What we are looking for:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • 2 years of customer service experience
  • Previous experience within a front office or reception capacity preferred
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficiency with computers, specifically Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, and databases

Additional Information

Benefits include sick leave accrued at 1 hour per 40 hours worked; paid Family & Medical leave (per Washington State); 401K after eligibility; holiday pay and vacation bonus after eligibility; and opt-in for health insurance, personal Aflac and life insurance plans available. Want to learn more about our benefits for temporary employees, including a 401K plan and vacation bonus? Visit our benefits page!

We value what you bring to the workplace. As such, West Sound Workforce is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. Further, our employees’ physical safety is of utmost importance, too, in this age of COVID-19. Holding a close eye to the Center for Disease Control and OSHA’s websites, we are continually following the recommendations to maintain a safe work environment with respect to this virus and all other safety situations. As an essential employer, partnering with clients, we follow COVID-19 protocols at our worksites and ensure that all employees are aware, have proper PPE and mind those directions for the safety of all.

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