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Office Associate

Associated Electric Cooperative Inc
paid time off, paid holidays, tuition reimbursement, 401(k)
United States, Missouri, Springfield
2814 South Golden Avenue (Show on map)
May 13, 2024

Discover a POWERful career at Associated Electric! Our organization offers challenging and rewarding work with career development and internal mobility opportunities - all within a family friendly and community centric culture. Our purpose is simple - to provide safe, reliable and affordable energy for our member-owners. At Associated Electric, one of the largest electric cooperatives in the nation, opportunities to gain valuable experience and contribute new ideas in an ever-changing industry are endless.

We are currently seeking applicants for an Office Associate position in the Building Services Department of our Accounting & Finance Division located in Springfield, MO.

The Building Services Office Associate has responsibilities for shipping, receiving, office mail, meeting set up and break down, and stocking office and kitchen supplies. With a focus on customer service, the Office Associate must work closely with the Executive Team, AECI Board of Directors, all employees requesting meeting meals and drinks, and the Building Services Maintainers to set up tables and chairs. The Office Associate must also have an understanding of mailing options and AECI's postage equipment. Good interpersonal skills are a must due to the daily contact with all employees at headquarters, the Board of Directors, as well as outside vendors.

Job Requirements:

  • Basic knowledge of Excel and Word.
  • Good verbal communication skills.
  • Achieve and maintain knowledge on AECI's mailing addresses and location of Divisions.
  • Ability to communicate recommendations for operational improvements directly with the supervisor.
  • Perform cleaning duties, following established cleaning practices, to achieve and maintain overall cleanliness and tidiness.

To achieve the requirements of this position, job duties involve continuous lifting of 1-10 pounds; frequent lifting of 11-21 pounds; and occasional lifting up to 25 pounds. Job duties also involve frequent walking (60% of the time); sitting; repetitive motion; and dexterity (including but not limited to frequently pulling/pushing carts of mail/food). The position also requires frequent viewing of computer displays.

As an employer of choice and a certified Great Place to Work, Associated provides employees competitive compensation, 401k with an employer match, health, paid leave for family planning (including adoption), paid disability leave and other benefits. We support employees in their journey to physical, financial, emotional and social well-being and we encourage employees to enjoy time away with Paid Time Off, paid holidays and volunteerism in community events.Associated's culture includes workforce flexibility options with opportunities for personal and professional growth including tuition reimbursement and development planning resources. Come join a team where your talents are appreciated, your voice is heard, and your work has an impact!

To learn more and apply for a position, please visit www.aeci.org/careers. You will be able to upload additional applicant documents (i.e. resume, cover letter). AECI is fully committed to the concept and practice of equal opportunity and affirmative action in all aspects of employment. Please contact us if you require assistance in filling out an application. Individuals with disabilities should request reasonable accommodations in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act prior to an appointment.

Internal/External Posting Date:05/13/2024

An equal opportunity employer and provider/disability/veteran.