Administrative Assistant

Job description

We are currently seeking a proficient Administrative Assistant who will be the first point of contact for our families- in person or on the phone. This position accurately maintains the appointment schedule, directs calls and web-based messages, and provides administrative support to our Funeral Directors and team members. The Administrative Assistant maintains a high level of professionalism and service Springfield Funeral Home is known for throughout the Okanagan Valley.

Requirements

The ideal candidate has the following skills and attributes:

  • 1-3 years of experience in a similar role, preferably in a professional, reputable organization
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office; typing speed of 40-65 wpm
  • Impeccable communication and active listening skills
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Commitment to present themselves in a professional manner at all times; conservative business attire is required
  • Strong organizational skills including prioritization and effective time management
  • Able to work in a fast-paced, busy environment while prioritizing requests
  • Reliable and dependable
  • Self-motivated
  • Experience with Adobe, Photoshop and Illustrator is an asset
  • A genuine desire to serve those in need
  • Works well as part of a team 
  • Warm welcoming personality and phone manner

About Springfield Funeral Home

We are an independent, family owned and operated funeral home that has been proudly serving the Okanagan Valley for over 30 years. Springfield Funeral Home has developed a reputation for world-class compassionate, caring service with a warm, personal touch. Our hallmark is to provide a deeply meaningful service that celebrates a person’s unique life, while also offering comfort and closure for family and friends.

 

We offer our team-members competitive wages, excellent benefits and a group RRSP as well an opportunity to work with a great team of professionals committed to serving Okanagan families.

 

If you would like to be part of a caring team helping families, please apply online by submitting your resume and cover letter. We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.