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Administrative Assistant

Lancaster Area, PA

Posted: 12/03/2018 Industry: Admin & Clerical Job Number: 19105 Pay Rate: $14 - $16/hr

We are currently recruiting for an experienced Administrative Assistant for our Lancaster, PA area client. This is a FT (Mon - Fri from 8:00 am - 4:30 pm) temp-to-hire position with a starting pay of $15+/hr DOE. 


Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Conducts research, and compiles and types reports.
  • Composes and types routine correspondence
  • Makes copies of correspondence or other printed materials
  • Prepares outgoing mail and correspondence, including e-mail and faxes
  • Assists with related special projects, as required
  • Serves as backup receptionist
  • Performs other clerical duties as needed
  • Follows all company policies, procedures and safety rules
  • Conducts self at all times in a professional, ethical and courteous manner as a representative of company


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience:                                              

  • One-year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience

Language Skills:                                            

  • Ability to read and comprehend instructions, correspondence, and memos
  • Ability to write correspondence
  • Ability to effectively present information to customers and other employees of the organization

Mathematical Skills:                                                  

  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals
  • Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent

Reasoning Ability                                                     

  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form
  • Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations


Computer Skills                                            

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of:

Accounting software (preferred but not required)

Database software

Internet software

Spreadsheet and Word Processing software


Physical Demands The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.  Employees must request assistance and use appropriate equipment when necessary.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and peripheral vision.

OFFICEforce is locally owned and operated, serving central Pennsylvania, with locations in York, Lancaster, and Hanover. If you have any questions about this or any of our other positions, please feel free to contact us at (717) 850-0000. OFFICEforce staff are available Monday - Friday, 7:30am - 5:00pm, and you may also stop by our office located at 1427 N George St, York, Pennsylvania.

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