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Receptionist / Department Assistant at Kenworth Northwest, Inc. in Seatac, Washington

Posted in Admin - Clerical 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:



RECEPTIONIST / DEPARTMENT ASSISTANT:  Position will be the primary receptionist and assistant for all departments at the branch. Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Answering multiple phone lines for the branch.

  • Taking customer payments (cash, check, credit cards) and reconciliation of cash reports and cash box. Prepare and deliver bank deposits and maintain petty cash requirements.

  • Assist in accounts payable inquiries and expense reporting.

  • Assist in all travel and entertainment scheduling, for both customers and members.

  • Aiding all departments with correspondence, filing, ordering office supplies, coding payables and handling daily mail.

  • Running various reports and clerical projects.

  • Supporting other departments as needed.

Qualified applicant must have excellent written and verbal communication skills with both internal and external customers.  Above average computer keyboarding skills and knowledge of Outlook, MS Word/Excel and internet required.  Must have exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail.

Why work for Papé:

  • Competitive pay based on your skills, training, and experience level

  • Outstanding benefits including – 401(k) Retirement Plan with Company Match; Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Insurance; Flexible Spending Accounts (Flex Plans); Life Insurance; Short- and Long-Term Disability Insurance; Progressive Vacation Plans; Online and Instructor-Led Training; Tuition Reimbursement for Training Programs

  • Advancement – Papé is a dynamic, growth-oriented organization with a focus’ on promoting from within.  

  • Stability and reputation — Papé is a family-owned, fourth-generation company with over 130 locations, over 3,600 members and 80 plus years of experience. Papé is known for their stability, their honesty and their integrity.

  • Equipment – We have the largest equipment inventory in the West and an unparalleled parts inventory!

  • Employee impact – Enjoy an open-door policy where your voice will be heard and your opinions will matter.

  • Training – You will be provided with training and mentoring to prepare you for your role and continued learning to grow your skills.



  • Detail Oriented: Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well

  • Dedicated: Devoted to a task or purpose with loyalty or integrity



  • Self-Starter: Inspired to perform without outside help

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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