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Receptionist - Main Office (Bilingual preferred)

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Date: Mar 7, 2019

Location: Houston, TX, US

Company: Houston Independent School District

Receptionist - Main Office (Bilingual preferred) JobID: 59676
Position Type:
Closing Date:
Campus Based - Support/Receptionist
Date Posted:
Sharpstown High School
Date Available:
Location:Area:Job Category:
Sharpstown High SchoolSouthwestParaprofessional, Administrative Support Staff
Job Code:Contract Type:Months:
Salary Minimum:Salary Maximum:
$17,760 (prorated)$20,742 (prorated)

  • Receptionist - AD0141, AD0145, AD014H.pdf
POSITION TITLE: Receptionist


Job Code: AD0141, AD0145, AD014H



Job Family - Administration

JOB SUMMARY: Provides receptionist duties and clerical support to the department/school.


List most important duties first
  1. Receives telephone calls and re-directs calls to the appropriate individual or department.
  2. Receives, sorts, prioritizes, and distributes mail.
  3. Responds to routine questions; receives and attends to all visitors.
  4. Maintains a log of visitors. Alerts appropriate party of visitor arrival. Performs clerical duties such as filing, faxing and typing.
  5. Performs other job-related duties as assigned.
EDUCATION: High School Diploma or GED

WORK EXPERIENCE: 6 months to 1 year

TYPE OF SKILL AND/OR REQUIRED LICENSING/CERTIFICATION: Microsoft Office, Office equipment (e.g., computer, copier)

LEADERSHIP RESPONSIBILITIES: No supervisory or direct people management responsibilities. May provide occasional work guidance, technical advice and training to staff.

WORK COMPLEXITY/INDEPENDENT JUDGMENT: Work and tasks are often straightforward, routine, structured and guided by established policies and procedures. Little, if any, independent judgment is required, outside of making basic choices in the selection and application of established methods. The job receives frequent, ongoing supervision.

BUDGET AUTHORITY: No budget development activity is required.

PROBLEM SOLVING: Decisions are made on routine matters affecting few individuals and usually within the confines of the job's own department. Specific job activities and results are typically reviewed closely. There are limited requirements for developing new ideas or changes in methods, procedures or services.

IMPACT OF DECISIONS: Follows rules and procedures. Decisions can have minimal or no impact to HISD. Errors can be readily detected, usually by the employee, and, if made, would result in minor expense for correction.

COMMUNICATION/INTERACTIONS: Basic communication - very little communication required such as receiving basic instructions. Interactions are mostly with customers, own supervisor and co-workers in own department.

CUSTOMER RELATIONSHIPS: Follows through with customer inquiries, requests and complaints. Forwards difficult and non-routine inquiries or requests to appropriate level for resolution.

WORKING/ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS: Work is normally performed in a typical interior work environment which does not subject the employee to any hazardous or unpleasant elements. Ability to carry and/or lift less than 15 pounds.

Nearest Major Market: Houston

Job Segment: Clerical, Receptionist, Administrative Assistant, Administrative

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