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Receptionist - Joliet 

Gareda’s receptionist’s duties include offering administrative support across the organization. You will welcome guests and greet people who visit the business. You will also coordinate front-desk activities, including distributing correspondence and redirecting phone calls. You should also be able to deal with emergencies in a timely and effective manner, while streamlining office operate the receptionist is the initial point of contact for our offices.

The ideal receptionist applicant is outgoing, energetic and has a strong background in customer service. Multitasking and stress management skills are essential for this position.


  • Answer telephone, screen and direct calls
  • Take and relay messages
  • Provide information to callers
  • Greet visitors entering organization
  • Handle queries from the public and customers
  • General administrative and clerical support (typing, faxing, filing)
  • Handle outgoing mail (weighing, adding postage, tracking & replenishing postage)
  • Receive and sort mail and deliveries
  • Maintain tidiness of the reception area
  • Follow established daily office closing procedures (ensure front door is locked, interior lights out and exterior lights turned on)
  • Other duties as assigned by Human Resource Manager


Education:  Some college preferred


  • Minimum two (2) years as a Receptionist or Administrative Assistant
  • Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures
  • Knowledge of computers and relevant software applications (including but not limited to Word, Outlook & Excel)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Professional personal presentation
  • Detailed oriented and customer focused
  • Ability to navigate phone calls and maintain professionalism under pressure
  • Dual language speakers +++
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