Under direct supervision, this position provides administrative support for the corporate location. In addition to typing, filing and scheduling, performs duties such as record keeping, coordination of meetings and conferences, obtaining supplies, coordinating direct mailings, and working on special projects. Answers non-routine correspondence, coordinates travel arrangements for managers and employees, and assembles highly confidential and sensitive information. Deals with a diverse group of important external callers and visitors as well as internal contacts at all levels of the organization.
REQUIRED JOB QUALIFICATIONS
Education and Training
High School Diploma or equivalent.
High School level competency in English and math, and extensive knowledge of spelling, punctuation and grammar.
Knowledge, Skills, and Ability:
Proficient with personal computer usage including business office applications such as spread sheets, data bases, email, graphics and presentation applications, including MS Office suite of applications.
Above average typing skills, including statistical typing.
Extensive knowledge of administrative office procedures and filing systems.
Ability to effectively communicate, both orally and in writing.
Ability to maintain effective working relationships.
Ability to maintain confidentiality.
Ability to coordinate work with others.
Six (6) years of progressive administrative support experience to include a minimum of four (4) years as a secretary and two (2) years of word processing experience, preferably in a corporate or business office environment.
Requires considerable knowledge of the organization to identify and understand interrelationships between various procedures and controls between corporate functional areas.
Willingness to travel on occasion for training, conferences and meetings as needed. (Must possess a valid driver’s license.)
DESIRED JOB QUALIFICATIONS
Additional business training or education, desired.
PHYSICAL AND MENTAL DEMANDS: The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Physical demands: While performing the duties of this position, the incumbent is required to sit for long periods of time and occasionally stand, walk, stoop, bend, reach above and below shoulder level and push/pull objects of varying weights, and lift up to twenty-five pounds. Incumbent is frequently required to use hands and fingers to handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls, talk and hear.
Mental demands: While performing the duties of this job, the incumbent is required to read, write, perform basic math, analyze data and reports, exercise judgment, develop plans, procedures and goals, and present information to others and work under pressure.
Work Environment: While performing the duties of this position, the incumbent is exposed to a moderate level of noise. All of the duties are performed indoors and at a desk, operating office equipment.
How to Apply:
Tri-State: Join the people behind the power. Tri-State recognizes the value of a highly-engaged and committed workforce and provides an excellent benefits program that includes medical, dental, retirement and life insurance. Please visit our careers site at www.tristategt.org/careers/for more details.
Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association is a wholesale electric power supplier owned by the 43 electric cooperatives that it serves. Tri-State generates and transmits electricity to its member systems throughout a 200,000 square-mile service territory across Colorado, Nebraska, New Mexico and Wyoming.
Serving approximately 1.5 million consumers, Tri-State was founded in 1952 by its member systems to provide a reliable, cost-based supply of electricity. Headquartered in Westminster, Colo., about 1,500 people are employed by Tri-State throughout its four-state service area.
Tri-State's power is generated through a combination of owned baseload and peaking power plants that use coal and natural gas as their primary fuels, supplemented by purchased power, federal hydroelectricity allocations and renewable resource technologies. Tri-State delivers power to its members through a transmission system that includes substation facilities, telecommunications sites and over 5000 miles of high voltage transmission lines.