Bartle & Gibson - Nanaimo, BC (28 days ago)

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Bartle and Gibson Co. Ltd. has been in business since 1944. We are an independent industry leading distributor in plumbing, heating and electrical supplies across Western Canada and the North West Territories. We are committed to providing our valued customers excellent service and our team members an exciting and positive workplace.

As the Receptionist in our Nanaimo branch, you are the face of Bartle & Gibson. You are welcoming and enthusiastic providing exceptional customer service to every customer you interact with from Monday to Saturday. You have a friendly, outgoing personality, greeting all our customer in a professional manner, connecting them to the appropriate Bartle & Gibson employee who will take care of their needs. This is a full-time position with a requirement to work Saturday mornings (9am – 1pm) on a rotational schedule.

Reporting directly to the Branch Manager, you will prove yourself to be an excellent representative for Bartle & Gibson by communicating clearly and professionally with individuals calling or visiting the branch while performing various basic clerical functions. Your main job duties are but not limited to:

Job Duties/Responsibilities:
Greet visitors and answer basic customer inquiries in person or via telephone
Receive incoming calls and route them to the appropriate recipient using a multiline switchboard
Process customer payments at the receptionist desk
Perform recurring clerical duties such as filing, imaging and data input
Coordinate meetings and meeting rooms as needed
Coordinate travel arrangements and hotel bookings as needed
May help distribute mail
Order supplies as required
Other reception duties as required
Other duties assigned by Managers when needed
Professional grooming and presentation is expected of all employees representing Bartle & Gibson

You will prove yourself to be an asset to Bartle & Gibson by possessing the following skills necessary to succeed:

Outgoing and positive attitude
Extremely reliable
Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
Quick responsiveness in a professional manner
Very organized with high attention to detail
Strong initiative and self-motivated
Ability to multitask in a fast paced environment

Minimum Grade 12 education required
Previous Customer service experience required
Prior reception or switchboard experience an asset
Experience using Microsoft Office
Appropriate training will be provided for the right candidate

If you want to join a company with a great culture that truly values and rewards you for a job well done, then we encourage you to submit your resume to Our compensation and benefits, including profit sharing and career growth potential are competitive and will be based on experience and abilities.

  • No phone calls or drop ins. Apply by application submission only, stating applicable experience and salary expectations in your cover letter. All submissions are kept in the highest level of confidentiality. The position will remain open until a suitable candidate is selected.
We are an equal opportunity employer. We would like to thank all applicants for their interest in employment with Bartle & Gibson, however, only those who possess the desired qualifications, experience and local to the Vancouver Island will be contacted for further review.

Final candidates will be required to undergo an assessment and security screening, including a criminal record check. Employment is subject to screening completion that is satisfactory to Bartle & Gibson.

Bartle & Gibson is an equal opportunity employer offering competitive wages and opportunity for advancement from within the organization.