Transdev Administrative Assistant in Silver Spring, Maryland
Transdev is the largest private sector operator of multiple modes of passenger transit in North America, providing bus, rail, paratransit, shuttle, sedan and taxi services. We manage over 200 transportation contracts for cities, transit authorities and airports, providing safe and sustainable mobility solutions. Our mission is to improve public transportation, to enhance quality of life and combat global warming.
Performs administrative duties and office support activities for our Silver Springs office.
Coordinates documents, correspondence and web pages, including letters, reports, emails, presentations, memos, faxes, etc.
Reviews documents and proofreads work for grammar and spelling, accuracy, consistency of terms, and completeness; ensures document text and graphics adhere to corporate and organization guidelines and standards.
Arranges travel for team or department; completes expense reports in a timely manner.
Acquires, reviews, inputs, and formats accurate data into mainframe, Internet, spreadsheets, databases and other electronic tools.
Interfaces and communicates with internal and external customers; directs people to the appropriate resource; researches solutions and responds to email and phone inquiries with input from direct supervisor.
Prepares documentation for payment of vendors, consultants, and suppliers; submits documentation and enters request for payments into accounting system; responds to inquiries from accounts payable and payees.
Develops a strong network within the department; draws on network to answer questions, solve problems, and successfully execute responsibilities.
Maintains confidentiality of all information.
Other duties as required.
Education, Licensing, and Certifications:
- High school diploma or equivalent, such as GED, required
- Two to four years of relevant work experience required
Skills and Knowledge Required:
Ability to accurately type 45-55 words per minute
Working knowledge and proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access
Ability to read, understand, and interpret instructions, policies, and procedures
Good written and oral communication skills; uses good grammar and appropriate form in routine correspondence; uses tact, diplomacy, and flexibility in all interactions
Ability to organize and perform work efficiently; strong attention to details
Basic math skills
Must submit to drug test and background check
Will be tested on tools related to job requirements
Must be able to work shifts or flexible work schedules as needed.
100% of work is accomplished indoors and in air conditioned or well ventilated facilities
Work is accomplished in an office or in a cubicle space equipped with a telephone and computer.
The employee is generally subjected to long periods spent sitting, typing, or looking at a computer screen.
For more information please visit our website at www.transdevna.com/careers
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions upon request.
Transdev is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion or other legally protected status, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law.
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Drug free workplace
If based in the United States, applicants must be eligible to work in US without restrictions for any employer at any time; be able to pass a drug screen and background check
Job Locations US-MD-Silver Spring
Posted Date 2 weeks ago
Requisition ID 2017-7261
Position Category Administrative/Clerical/Payroll/HR/Accounting
Internal Code #TNA
Internal Reference MK6144
Company/Division Transdev Inc. (Corporate)