Job Opening: Receptionist – Front Desk Position


Written by Colleen Johnson

December 22, 2020

 This position requires attention to detail, accuracy, and the ability to prioritize work tasks and manage time effectively. This position will need to have some basic accounting knowledge. Must be capable of working independently and be flexible in response to changing office needs or requests. Good verbal and written communication skills and excellent math skills are a must. Must demonstrate an ability to tactfully handle difficult situations and have excellent problem solving and critical thinking skills. Honesty, integrity, good people skills, and the ability to work well in a small office environment are required. Pre-employment drug testing and background check are required. 

  • 40 hours per week
  • Benefits available after the introductory period
  • Minimum Education: High School Diploma or GED
  • Minimum Age: 18
  • Valid State Drivers’ License required
  • Starting wage: $13.00 – $14.00 per hour- DOE
  • Experience: Minimum of 12 months of office experience
  • Minimum required typing speed: 45 wpm-will be tested
  • Minimum lifting requirement: up to 40 pounds

General Duties

  • Answer phones and assist customers 
  • Pick up and distribute mail 
  • Proficient with 2010 (or later) MS Word, Excel, Outlook and familiar with MS Access and Publisher-will be tested on Excel and Word 
  • Proficiency with 10-key required 
  • Receive payments, make deposits, maintain petty cash 
  • Order and maintain office supplies 
  • Prepare quarterly newsletter and other correspondence typing as requested 
  • Familiar with QuickBooks Pro 
  • Familiar with A/P and A/R 
  • Maintain various spreadsheets for tracking and verification of payments 
  • Must be a self-starter and a quick learner 
  • General file maintenance-both paper and electronic 
  • Some accounting knowledge and skills required 
  • Office Cleaning 
  • Other duties as assigned 

To apply for this position, download, print, and complete this Application Form and bring it to our office located at 511 Whiskey Jack Road, Sandpoint.

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