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Receptionist/Administrative Assistant, Edmonton, Alberta

Receptionist/Administrative Assistant
Business Group:
Industrial Business Group

Date Posted:
Mar 18, 2013


DIVISION:                   Wolseley Engineered Pipe Group

POSITION:                  Receptionist/Administrative Assistant

LOCATION:                Edmonton, Alberta  

REPORTS TO:           Branch Manager



Ø       Answer telephone and direct calls

Ø       Open, sort and deliver incoming mail and courier correspondence

Ø       Responsible for arranging couriers and any other outgoing mail

Ø       Provide clerical assistance including document typing, filing, revising forms, and follow-ups

Ø       Order office and kitchen supplies, including maintenance of office equipment

Ø       Prepare expense reports

Ø       Compile binders, booklets and manuals as needed

Ø       Run monthly A/R statements, review and mail to customers

Ø       Providing support for special projects as assigned

Ø       Assist in the planning, coordination and execution of events

Ø       Make Travel arrangements

Ø       Prepare weekly and monthly reports

Ø       Other administrative duties as required



Ø       Thrive in a fast-paced, productive environment where change is a constant

Ø       Enjoy working on projects which involve many details and require accuracy

Ø       Good organizational and time-management skills

Ø       Excellent spelling and vocabulary, as well as good business-writing ability

Ø       Enjoy working as a team member but also a self-starter who can work with a minimum of supervision

Ø       Reliable and consistent in producing quality, accurate work

Ø       Like learning and pursuing personal growth

Ø       Applicant should have personal mode of transportation



Ø       2-5 Years experience in a Administrative role

Ø       Administrative Diploma/Certificate

Ø       Intermediate level (or higher) in Microsoft programs Word, Excel and PowerPoint



Ø       Usual office and computer equipment

Ø       Occasional use of digital camera, LCD projector, scanner, laminator, etc

Please forward your cover letter and resume in confidence to Human Resources:




This is an excellent opportunity for an ambitious, career-oriented individual desirous of being part of a large, evolving and successful global organization.  We offer competitive compensation, bonus opportunities and benefits as well as exceptional career growth potential. 


While we thank all candidates for their interest, only those candidates to be interviewed will be contacted.  


Internal Candidates: Please inform your immediate supervisor if you intend to apply for this position.


Wolseley Canada is an equal opportunity employer


About Wolseley

Wolseley Canada is a market leader in the wholesale distribution of plumbing, heating, ventilation, air conditioning & refrigeration, engineered pipe, waterworks, fire protection, pipes, valves and fittings and industrial supplies products. Headquartered in Burlington, Ontario, the company operates 240 branches across Canada.

Wolseley Canada's parent company Wolseley plc is a public company based in the UK and quoted on the London Stock Exchange. Wolseley plc is the world's largest specialist trade distributor of plumbing and heating products and is also a leading distributor of building materials, lumber products and industrial pipes, valves and fittings. Globally, the company operates in 25 countries with a total workforce of approximately 47,000 employees.

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