Administrative Assistant
CompanyCDC dbd North Wind Group
LocationPalmer AK
Job TypeFull Time
Job Description
General Function
Assist in managing logistics and support for offices located within Alaska. Proactively provides professional and administrative support services for project managers.  Assists all departments by providing administrative support on special projects.

Major Activities (Typical Duties/Responsibilities)
Assist in managing regional facilities including selection of facilities, assists in managing and ensuring compliance with lease terms, oversight of utilities and services, management of office equipment, facility maintenance, and office service needs.
Provides administrative support for Project Manager’s including composing and editing correspondence, reports and meeting materials; first drafts of presentations, travel arrangements and preparation of expense reports, scheduling, and researching projects.
Ensures tasks and projects are appropriately organized and tracked, timelines are met in accordance with applicable statutes, obligations, deadlines, and internal corporate goals.
Assists IT with delivering and tracking IT equipment.
Coordinates with staff on corporate events such as annual meetings, informational meetings, and social events.
Order, distribute, and manage inventory of office supplies in accordance with company policy and budget.
Performs other duties as are appropriate and as assigned.

Excellent interpersonal skills; ability to work effectively and cooperatively with all levels of management and staff, affiliated-company employees as well as outside business associates.
Understand North Wind mission, vision and strategic focus areas and incorporate knowledge into daily activities.
Excellent oral and written communication skills, including telephone etiquette, thorough knowledge of proper grammar, advanced vocabulary, spelling, editing, and proofreading skills.
Good organizational skills; ability to make decisions, solve problems, and exercise good judgment.
Ability to review documents, while paying close attention to detail in order to determine appropriate routing or processing.
Ability to work independently with minimal supervision, as well as to accept direction on given assignments and in a team environment.
Make decisions, solve problems and exercise excellent judgment.
Proficient using Microsoft Office products, such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint and industry-standard computer software and databases.
Knowledge of general business formats and procedures.
Familiarity with operation of standard office equipment.
Ability to lift boxes weighing 20 pounds or more.

Minimum Education and Experience
Associates Degree preferred, or combination of education and experience that provides the required skills, knowledge and abilities.
Experience providing administrative support to management and staff.

North Wind offers a competitive pay and benefits package to include health, life, and disability insurance benefits, 401(k) with company match, generous paid leave, and tuition reimbursement for eligible employees. As a company, we are committed to employee wellness, professional development, and work-life balance. We value safety, reliability, and commitment to our people! For more information about our benefits or hiring philosophy, visit the North Wind Career Opportunities Page.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The nature of those accommodations will be determined on a case-by-case basis.  If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, or are limited in the ability or unable to access or use this online application process and need an alternative method for applying, you may contact our Helpline 1-208-528-8714 or mail for assistance.

North Wind Construction Services is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, religion or other legally protected status. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.