• Receptionist

    Job Locations US-MO-Springfield
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(11/5/2018 11:02 AM)
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  • Overview

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    Prime, Inc.


    Prime's enviable reputation within the transportation industry is a culmination of more than forty-five years of dedication to a unique corporate culture which seeks the most qualified professionals and routinely rewards them accordingly. Every Prime associate, driving and non-driving alike, is selected for their outstanding ability to perform well beyond typical expectations.


    Positive, enterprising and highly-motivated individuals who possess the talent, creativity and drive to excel, routinely succeed once they join the Prime Team. The stated goal of Prime is simply to strive to be the best, not necessarily the biggest. The Prime Team cooperates to exceed customer requirements by providing exceptional customer service.


    Prime has been built on the simple, yet significant philosophy that providing the best staff with the best equipment, the best support system and the best training ultimately leads to the best customer service. Prime's continued success is a direct result of a corporate culture that instills and inspires each associate to remain committed to reaching the pinnacle of their inherent potential.


    Prime, Inc. is looking for a dedicated, customer-oriented Receptionist/Switchboard Attendant. This position is often the first point of contact for our company by both visitors and callers.


    The ideal candidate should have an approachable and friendly demeanor while also being perceptive and attentive. They should be able to manage complaints, provide accurate information, and take initiative to seek answers or help when needed. 


    • Handles all incoming calls on a high volume switchboard.
    • Quickly and accurately identifies where calls need to go, and connects the caller to the appropriate associate or department.
    • Maintains a calm demeanor while helping aggrieved callers connect to a live person.
    • Answers general questions about the organization and provides callers with address, directions, and other information.
    • Works in conjunction with security personnel to monitor visitor access, welcome on-site visitors, and announce visitors to the appropriate associate or department.
    • Helps direct visitors and new associates to their destination on campus.
    • Updates boardroom calendars as needed and maintains the switchboard reference database.
    • Performs miscellaneous work for other departments (auditing invoices, alphabetizing, sorting, processing reports, etc.)
    • Other duties as assigned. 



    Any combination of education, training, and experience providing the following knowledge, skills, and abilities.



    Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel) and general knowledge of office equipment required. Basic knowledge of the trucking/transportation industry preferred.



    Strong organizational, computer, problem solving, and customer service skills required. Accurate typing up to 40 WPM. Multitasking and a flexible schedule required. Some weekend work will be necessary for this position.


    Experience, Education, and Training

    High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. At least one year related experience and/or training preferred. Experience with switchboards and/or multi-line phone systems preferred. 


    Physical Requirements

    Must be able to sit for long periods of time.


    Working Environment

    Primarily indoors with heating and cooling regulated in a general office environment.



    None required.


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