Are you ready to take the next step in your career? Do you want to do meaningful work that improves quality of life? At Tetra Tech, you will work with high-performing teams who are passionate about using their expertise to find solutions to complex problems in water, environment, infrastructure, resource management, energy, and international development.
We are currently seeking an Administrative Assistantfor a 3-month temporary part-time, 24-hr per week position with potential to become permanent to support a team of approximately 25 people with organizational, administrative, office management, and project support tasks in our Portland, ME office. The ideal schedule would include a physical presence in the office four days per week.
An efficient and hard-working person with a positive attitude and willingness to be a team-player and supporter for the technical and operations staff
The Administrative Assistant will maintain office systems and supplies, and undertake other administrative and project tasks, as assigned
Must be able to handle the fast-paced nature of consulting, as well someone who can adapt to evolving needs in the company. A "no task is too small" attitude is a must
The person selected for this position will be responsible for maintaining overall office organization
leading meeting and event scheduling and preparations
conducting equipment ordering and tracking billing
ordering supplies and restocking
running small errands
preparing shipments and mail processing
ensuring vehicle registrations and maintenance are kept current
directing annual health and safety checks
assisting with mass mailings
conducting digital file organization and assisting in document assembly and production as needed
Word processing and technical editing skills are desired
This position requires excellent organizational and interpersonal skills, and an ability to work on multiple tasks and adjust to changing priorities
This person must be organized and detail-oriented and must have the ability to work independently with minimal oversight
Associate's degree or equivalent work experience
Excellent computer skills and knowledge of Adobe/Nuance, Microsoft Office including Excel, Word, Outlook
Ability to provide IT support and use new computer systems and iPads
Excellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills and ability to take direction for often competing priorities
Excellent interpersonal relationship skills and the ability to work with individuals of all skill levels
Excellent written and verbal communication skills including phone and e-mail etiquette
Ability to lift up to 25 lbs. on a frequent basis
Ability to prioritize and follow up on pending items
Strong follow-through skills, attention to detail and work quality
Must be client focused and have a strong sense of accountability
Strong work ethic and commitment to safety
Creative problem solver who works in a professional and ethical manner
Ability to anticipate issues and problem solve in a fast-paced environment
High degree of professionalism and discretion is required
Self-motivation and willingness to get the job done
Competence in office business machine operations and office management is desired
About Tetra Tech:
Tetra Tech is a leading provider of high-end consulting and engineering services for projects worldwide. We combine the resources of a global, multibillion-dollar company with local, client-focused delivery in more than 400 locations around the world. We are Leading with Science to provide sustainable and resilient solutions for our clients.
At Tetra Tech, we provide a collaborative environment that supports individual performance, innovation, and creativity. We are proud to offer competitive compensation and benefits. Learn more by visiting http://www.tetratech.com/en/benefits.
For more information on our company, please visit our website at www.tetratech.com, follow us on Twitter (@TetraTech) or like us on Facebook. To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter on the Careers portion of our website at www.tetratech.com/careers
We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Tetra Tech is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We invite resumes from all interested parties including women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities.
Tetra Tech is a VEVRAA federal contractor and we request priority referral of veterans for available positions.