Due to the COVID-19 health crisis, interviews for this job opening will be conducted via video or phone. We may wait until the health crisis has subsided before continuing the hiring process.

Position Overview

Wharton-Smith, Inc. is seeking qualified candidates for a Clerical Assistant position at our construction site located in Davenport, FL 33837 (near 4751 CR 547).

Primary Responsibilities

  • Provide support to the project team to include the Project Manager, Project Engineer, Superintendent, and Project Assistant.
  • Reception for all visitors, answer phones and order office supplies.
  • Organize and schedule meetings.
  • Responsible for reviewing own work to ensure accuracy, thoroughness and neatness.
  • Order and maintain office supplies.
  • Research and update contact lists.
  • Assist with various print, copy, and scan projects.
  • Other general office duties as needed.

Specific Requirements

  • Prior experience as a clerical/office assistant.
  • Detail orientated and organized.
  • Dedication to completing projects in a timely manner.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced team environment with limited supervision.
  • Reliable and professional demeanor.
  • Handle sensitive information in a confidential manner.
  • Professional telephone etiquette, written, and interpersonal skills.
  • Working knowledge of office equipment.
  • Working knowledge in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Proficient in copying/moving files and creating directories in a Windows environment.
  • Ability to perform routine functions on the Internet.
  • Must have the ability to comply with company policies and procedures.
  • Possess a valid driver’s license.

Recruiting Disclaimer:

Job seekers should be aware of potential job scams. Wharton-Smith will not ask candidates to pay money upfront, or provide banking information during the interview process. We will not ask a candidate to pay a fee for a background check, or to purchase work-at-home equipment or materials prior to starting work. We require a face-to-face interview with candidates before we make a job offer. For more information, please go to the Federal Trade Commission website.


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