Department Assistant

Local Flooring Company in the Port Arthur area, seeking to fill a Department Assistant position. This position is a full time opportunity with potential to be a permanent position for the right person. This position does require flexibility with scheduling and the ability to work overtime as needed.

As the Department Assistant duties would require assisting the Department Manager and Supervisor with inventory, documentation, data entry, handling and filing paperwork, assisting both in office and field. In office duties would require the use of various software, to calculate measurements, and costs, as well as materials needed for various types of flooring. Assisting with scheduling of appointments, quotes and material pricing, inventory, and receiving. Would also be responsible for answering calls, and customer inquiries, as well as vendor relations. Field responsibilities would require taking measurements, meeting with customers, walk through and reviewing project information with customers as well as assisting with and ensuring the project is completed according to customer specifications. This position requires lots of customer service and the ability to work as a team player.

Interested candidates must have high school diploma or the equivalent. The ability to work overtime as needed, lots of customer service experience, as well as a minimum of 2 years on any clerical or administrative position or previous management experience. Would consider someone with less experience and an Associate’s degree in Business Management or Accounting as well. All interested candidates must have valid driver’s license and clean driving record. Previous experience within the field of flooring or construction management would be ideal but not mandatory. Must have good communication skills, both verbal and written as well as good attention to details.