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 Administrative Assistant - Puyallup, Washington, United States

Job information
Posted by: Waste Connections, Inc. 
Hiring entity type: Utilities Oil, and Gas 
Work authorization: Not Specified for United States
Position type: Direct Hire, Full-Time 
Compensation: ******
Benefits: See below
Relocation: Not specified 
Position functions: Administrative - Other
Administrative - Receptionist/Secretarial
Travel: Unspecified 
Accept candidates: from anywhere 
Languages: English - Fluent
Minimum education: See below 
Minimum years experience: See below 
Resumes accepted in: English
Cover letter: No cover letter requested
Job code: R-20703 / Latpro-3699376 
Date posted: Aug-15-2019
State, Zip: Washington, 98371


Location: 2190H-LRI HiddenValleyLandfill

Job Title

Administrative Assistant

Employee Type

Requisition Primary Location

Puyallup, Washington

Job Description

Waste Connections, Inc currently has an opening for an experienced Administrative Assistant for our Hidden Valley Landfill located at our Puyallup, WA location.

The Receptionist fields calls from customers and other inbound calls using a multi-phone line system, deals with walk-in traffic as well as supports multiple lines of business. Looking for someone who is highly organized, works to resolve problems, is tech savvy as well as adaptable and able to help out with projects and assignments when they come up. A successful Receptionist must understand the Waste Connections business, so they can resolve various types of customer issues. This is a Monday thru Friday position working 8AM â" 5PM.


  • Provide friendly and efficient service to walk-in customers by answering questions.
  • Answer in-coming phone calls from customers and vendors.
  • Process incoming and returned mail as well as any customer correspondence that may be needed
  • Preparing cash and supply orders for Hidden Valley and remote sites
  • Filing tickets
  • Waste Works- Set up maintenance customer accounts, apply payments, look up tickets, maintain proper rates and print request
  • Clerical support for district managers and maintenance department
  • Provide clerical support for the office manager along with other lines of business as needed.
  • Event planning and assisting with meetings
  • Maintain office calendar, expense reports, ordering of office supplies, and print requests.
  • Performing various Accounts Receivable duties
  • Other duties as assigned.

Required Skills:

  • Minimum 2 yearsâ experience as a front desk / receptionist
  • On the job experience with duties listed above.
  • Professional phone etiquette
  • Strong typing skills; including 10-key
  • Able to multi-task and handle stressful situations
  • Able to work with a multi-phone line system
  • Must have advanced knowledge of MS suite and able to pick up new software quickly.
  • Must be self-efficient and able to prioritize and manage tasks accordingly.
  • Must have High School Diploma but college degree preferred. 

To be considered for any of our current openings you must complete an application at . Application information and additional instructions can be found once you select your position of interest.

We offer excellent benefits including: medical, dental, vision, flexible spending account, long term & short term disability, life insurance, 401K retirement and unlimited opportunities to "Connect with Your Future".

Waste Connections is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer (Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran)

Job Requirements:


High School (Required)







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