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Administrative Assistant III in Herndon, VA at Headway Workforce Solutions

Date Posted: 5/15/2018

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Job Description

Headway Workforce Solutions is currently seeking an Administrative Assistant III for a part-time, 7+ month contract opportunity in Herndon, VA, with one of the nation's largest producers and transporters of energy. This is a great opportunity to develop your skills and experience with an industry leader currently operating the nation's largest natural gas storage system.

As an Administrative Assistant III, you will:
  • Provide the highest level of clerical and administrative support to a management level(s), department or group of professionals.
  • May assist in development of policies and guidelines to carry out administrative responsibilities.
  • Perform general office duties such as:
    • Answering telephone calls;
    • Making appointments and scheduling meetings;
    • Initiating and composing correspondence;
    • Collecting, compiling, and analyzing information and data;
    • Perform higher level calculations and analyses;
    • Investigating questionable areas and making administrative decisions;
    • Maintaining and updating office supplies and assisting in maintenance of department files.
  • May process invoices, handle confidential records and information, and/or make travel arrangements.
  • Exercise considerable discretion in performance of duties and responsibilities.
  • May provide guidance and assistance to less experienced office support staff.
  • Provide typing and word processing support.
  • Regularly use computer software such as word processing, spreadsheets, graphics and presentation software.

  • Extensive clerical/administrative experience.
  • Ability to collect, compile and analyze information and data.
  • Exhibit strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrate a high level of initiative and ability to use judgment.
  • Strong skills operating computerized and standard office equipment.
  • Possess excellent skills using word processing, spreadsheet and graphics software.
  • Retain knowledge of company policies, practices and procedures.
  • Strong planning and organizing skills.

Physical Requirements:
  • Must be able to sit for the majority of the shift.
  • Must be able to read, write, and use a telephone.

  • High School Diploma or GED preferred.

Additional Information:
  • Schedule is M-F from 8:00 am - 1:00 pm (25 hours per week).
  • This is a 7+ month contract.

Headway Workforce Solutions provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Headway Workforce Solutions complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.