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Robert Half Administrative Assistant in Compton, California


We are offering a short term contract employment opportunity for an Administrative Assistant in the Local Government sector, located in Compton, California. In this role, you will be handling administrative tasks, including form assistance, vendor communication, office inventory management, and more. This role is best suited for someone with strong organizational skills and proficiency in various Microsoft Office tools.


• Assist in completing and managing various forms.

• Regularly check and respond to office voicemails.

• Communicate effectively and professionally with vendors.

• Execute daily mail runs, potentially utilizing a city car.

• Create Purchase Orders (POs) as needed.

• Work on applications through the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority (LASA).

• Manage and complete work orders in a timely manner.

• Order and maintain inventory of office supplies.

• Utilize Microsoft Word and Canva for various tasks.

• Handle inbound and outbound calls, providing excellent customer service.

• Perform data entry tasks and manage email correspondence.

• Schedule appointments using Microsoft Outlook.

• Create and manage presentations using Microsoft PowerPoint.

• Utilize Microsoft Excel for data management and analysis.

Requirements • Minimum 1 year of experience in an administrative role within the local government sector

• Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, including Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint

• Ability to handle inbound and outbound calls effectively

• Strong customer service skills to handle public inquiries and concerns

• Excellent data entry skills for record maintenance and report preparation

• Experience with email correspondence and ability to draft professional communications

• Ability to schedule appointments and manage calendars efficiently

• Strong organizational skills and attention to detail

• Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and handle multiple tasks simultaneously

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills

• Understanding of local government processes and procedures

• Must be able to maintain confidentiality and handle sensitive information professionally.

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