Backwoods Energy Services - Acheson, AB (30+ days ago)

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Backwoods Energy Services is 100% Indigenous-owned and provides construction services to the oil, gas and utility industries in north-western Alberta. We are the one of the largest Indigenous community owned companies in Alberta and focus on building lasting client relationships with a commitment to safety excellence and quality service. Our business consists of four operating divisions: Pipeline Construction and Integrity Maintenance, Civil Works and Clearing, Matting Supply and Installation and Security Services. Our mission is to drive economic opportunity by empowering Indigenous people and communities.


Reporting directly to Administrative Supervisor, the receptionist will be the first point of contact for our company at the Acheson office. Our receptionist's duties include offering administrative support across the organization, welcoming guests and greeting people who visit the business. The successful candidate will possess strong typing skills, excellent verbal and written communication skills. The successful candidate will also demonstrate a willingness to learn and be open to taking on a new task as required.


Greet and welcome guests as soon as they arrive at the office
Direct visitors to the appropriate person and office
Answer, screen and forward incoming phone calls
Assisting in performing high - volume data entry, preparation of routine reports
Ensure reception area is tidy and presentable with all necessary stationery and material
Receive, sort and distribute daily mail/deliveries
Accountable for various general administrative duties; i.e. filling, photocopying and scanning documents, sending emails and entering field tickets
Provide administrative support to managers, supervisors, and staff within the organization


2 – 5 years of relevant industry experience would be considered an asset
Strong communication skills, good organizational skills
Creative problem-solving skills and strong attention to detail
Developed computer skills with strong knowledge of MS Outlook, Excel and Word.
Ability to work within a team environment


Please submit your cover letter and resume directly to our website:

We thank all applicants for their interest in this position, however only selected candidates will be contacted for an interview.