Front Desk Receptionist

Parr Lumber Company - Spokane, WA (29 days ago)

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Are you looking for a fast-paced, rewarding, family oriented work environment? At The Parr Company, our Mission is " Legendary Service Through Teamwork". When you join our team, you're joining a family-owned company that's been in business for 90 years, with a well-established reputation as a leader within the building material supply industry in the United States.

If you would like to apply, submit your resume and application for consideration (application can be found here:

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Handle queries via phone, email and general correspondence
  • Transfers calls to the appropriate employee
  • Sort and distribute mail
  • Organize and maintain files and databases in a confidential manner
  • Arranges meetings by scheduling appropriate meeting times
  • Drafts, formats and prints relevant documents
  • Greet internal and external customers with a pleasant and welcoming attitude
  • Scan and email documents to the corporate office
  • Maintain and order office supplies
  • Assist with special events planning
  • Complete data entry projects and various assignments given


  • High School Diploma/GED
  • Must be able to operate personal computer, smartphone, scanner, and any other equipment necessary for the job
  • Must be able to type 30+ WPM
  • Money handling experience
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Ability to work cordially, professionally, diplomatically and with a high level of customer service in a dynamic environment
  • Demonstrate sound judgment in dealing with sensitive business matters with internal and external customers of all types
  • Must maintain confidentiality and accuracy of all information related to company finances and records, particularly, cost of goods purchased and sold
  • Ability and willingness to identify processes, tools and/or procedures that may be improved upon in an effort to improve the workplace and outcomes for our customers
  • Ability to communicate with all levels of management and employees at a high skill level and speak effectively in front of groups. Communication can include, but is not limited to: in-person (verbal and non-verbal), written, e-mail, telephone and public speaking to medium size groups
  • Strong focus, planning, organizational and time management skills with the ability to manage changing priorities, handle multiple projects, and do what is necessary to meet deadlines, while maintaining a high degree of attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to function independently, as part of a team, and as a leader within your own sales cohort with a positive attitude, strong work ethic and commitment to excellence
  • Ability to think and respond quickly, positively and professionally to constantly changing circumstances

Working Conditions

The primary working conditions are an office environment with a computer. This job requires work in factory conditions.

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to sit and/or stand for extended periods of time
  • Must be able to lift/push/pull up to 50 pounds and carry objects 50 feet
  • Must be able to work in an office environment

The Parr Company has excellent career advancement opportunities and a strong track record of promoting from within. The wages posted are the 1st level of a 4 level pay band system. Check out Career Opportunities for more information at

Parr Lumber is proud to be a drug-free company and an Equal Opportunity Employer

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $15.00 - $17.00 per hour


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Referral program
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance


  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday


  • Office Administration: 1 year (Preferred)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)

Work Remotely:

  • No