Job Info
Job Title: Corporate Receptionist
Location: Castroville, CA
Job Number: 12037
Posted Date: 9/11/2021
Job description

POSITION SUMMARY:

This position manages the company’s main lobby reception area demonstrating superior customer service and as a member of the HR team will assist with any administrative support as requested.

KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Greets, directs and announces visitors, including vendors, clients, job candidates and customers ensuring accurate sign in/out and identification process in a professional, courteous, friendly manner;
  • Assign and track badges for all customers, visitors, and guests accompanied by an employee beyond the front lobby;
  • Act as the office gatekeeper to ensure all lobby safety protocols are adhered to by all employees, customers, visitors and guests;
  • Operates a 10-line telephone to receive incoming phone calls and directs callers to appropriate extensions in a professional, courteous friendly manner;
  • Responsible for over-the-counter product, marketing and promotional sales at front desk;
  • Administer and facilitate the artichoke bin & over the counter sales;
  • Act as the office gatekeeper to ensure all lobby safety protocols are adhered to by all employees, customers, visitors and guests;
  • Maintains and confirms availability for conference rooms in Microsoft Outlook;
  • Sort, distributes and process incoming and outgoing mail, (i.e. Federal Express, UPS & certified mail); maintain shipping supplies;
  • Ability to use a fax machine, printer/copier, and postage meter;
  • Maintain storage key sign in/out log;
  • Handles special administrative tasks for the human resources department, as well as overflow tasks from various departments;
  • Serve as a member of the emergency evacuation committee, participate in evacuation drills;
  • Works closely with the Accounting Department to place periodic office supply orders per order list supplied by Accounting; must be cost conscious when placing orders;
  • Maintain and distribute updated company directory monthly;
  • Other duties as assigned.

ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS, EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE:

  • Minimum AA or AS degree from an accredited college.
  • Minimum experience of 3 years in a corporate reception or similar role, required;
  • Ability to provide exceptional customer service skills is required; ability to speak, read and write in both English and Spanish without assistance is required;
  • Maintain a professional, neat environment at all time and may require to wear appropriate, professional Ocean Mist Farms attire at various times;
  • Advanced software skills are required including the ability to type at least 50 Words per minute, including Microsoft Office suite applications, (i.e., Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) is required;
  • Basic understanding of internet research tools is required;
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills; ability to carry out defined procedures with specific instructions;
  • Ability to be able to multitask and answer telephones in a timely manner.
  • Ability to manage tasks from its initiation to completion with minimal supervision;
  • Ability to maintain effective working relationships with customers, supervisors, employees and peers.
  • Able to work Saturdays from 7:00 AM– 10:00 AM, on a rotating schedule. 

Apply today! We offer an excellent salary and benefits package. Send us your resume and cover letter to: careers@oceanmist.com

About Us

Headquartered in Castroville, California near Monterey Bay, Ocean Mist Farms is one of California’s leading growers of premium quality produce. We have an affiliation with seven companies with operations in California, Arizona and Mexico. Founded in 1924, we are privately held, the largest producer of artichokes in North America and produce over 30 other fresh vegetable commodities. Our operations include plant breeding, farming, harvesting, cooling, distribution and sales. Ocean Mist Farms’ fresh vegetable product line is sold domestically and internationally year-round.  To learn more about our company, please visit www.oceanmist.com

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