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Receptionist, Watkins Concrete Block, Omaha

NEBCO, Inc. Omaha, NE

Job Description


Provides receptionist duties in support of the business facility and operates multiline telephone system to answer incoming calls and directs callers to appropriate personnel by performing the following duties.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:

Abide by Company Safety Program and Policies, while performing duties safely.

Answers incoming telephone calls, determines purpose of calls, 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 NEBCO provides callers with address, directions, and other information.

Welcomes on-site visitors, determines nature of business, and announces visitors to appropriate personnel.  May direct customers, visitors to correct area and/or personnel.

Monitors the Out'n About! employee tracking system and updates as appropriate.

Assists in creating memos, correspondence, reports, and other documents for the business when necessary.

Assists the Sales Manager by updating the monthly sales status report.

Assist in the time card calculation process.  Assist timekeeper as needed.

Assists in research for missing orders and invoices.

Performs other clerical duties as needed, such as filing, photocopying, and collating.

Other duties as assigned.

Education and/or Experience:                                                       

High School education or equivalent GED.  One year certificate from college or technical school; or three to six months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Language Skills:                                                      

Ability to read and comprehend office procedures, instructions, correspondence, and memos.  Ability to write routine business correspondence.  Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.

Mathematical Skills:                                                            

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.  Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

Reasoning Ability:                                                   

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.  Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

Computer Skills:                                                      

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have intermediate level of knowledge of Excel Spreadsheet software and Word Processing software.  Must have demonstrated work experience.

Other Skills and Abilities:                                                  

10 key calculator skills.  Must understand the confining requirements of the receptionist duties.  Must be flexible in work assignments.  Spanish speaking skills are helpful but not necessary.

Other Qualifications:                                                          

The person must maintain a good attendance record due to the support role of this position.

Physical Demands:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is predominately confined to a designated desk/receptionist area, breaks are normally scheduled, occasionally required to use hands and fingers to handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment

Showroom/business environment. Dress code is professional business/casual.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.  This is a non-smoking office environment.  The expanded work schedule follows construction cycles, typically March through November.  There are scheduled Saturday hours that are required during construction season.  Off season schedule is the standard work week.

Job Details

Date Posted July 28, 2017
Date Closes August 27, 2017
Located In Omaha, NE
Work At 14306 Giles Road, Omaha, NE
Department Watkins Concrete Block Co., Inc.
Function Business receptionist support
Job Type Full-time Employee
Compensation Hourly Wage, Based on Experience
Experience Level Intermediate (3-7 yrs. experience)
Mon: 8 am to 4 pm
Tue: 8 am to 4 pm
Wed: 8 am to 4 pm
Thu: 8 am to 4 pm
Fri: 8 am to 4 pm
Hours 40 hours per week; Some Overtime Hrs on rotating Saturday mornings.
Start Date Immediately
Positions Available 1
SOC Category 43-4171.00 Receptionists and Information Clerks
Zipcode 68138
Name Lin Blodgett / HR, John LaRandeau
Address 1815 Y Street
City, State and Zip Lincoln, NE 68501
Phone 402-434-1743

This job offers the following benefits

  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Dependent-Care Spending Accounts
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Health-Care Spending Accounts
  • Profit Sharing
  • Dental
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Life Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability
  • Medical
  • Prescription Drug Plan
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Vision
  • Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Credit Union
  • Holiday Party
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacations
  • Wellness Program
  • Merit Increases

This job requires the following skills

  • Customer Service
  • Phone Receptionist
  • Ability to Work Under Pressure
  • Accepts and Learns From Criticism
  • Computer Usage
  • Excellent Logic and Reasoning
  • Excellent Team Member
  • Office Machine Operations
  • Positive Attitude
  • Problem Resolution
  • Public Speaking
  • Spreadsheets
  • Strong Flexibility / Adaptability
  • Strong Time Management
  • Strong Work Ethic
  • Typing
  • Word Processing
At a Glance
Enjoy these benefits
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Dependent-Care Spending Accounts
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Health-Care Spending Accounts
  • Profit Sharing
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