Entergy Administrative Assistant in Willis, Texas
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Date: Apr 15, 2019
Location: Willis, TX, US
At Entergy, we’ve been planning for the future for more than 100 years. We’ve experienced a lot of change, generating power first from sawdust to now splitting atoms, harnessing sunlight and using abundant, clean and efficient natural gas.
We are on the verge of a monumental technology convergence, where reality swiftly catches up to possibility. The utility of the future does much more than keep the lights on and the gas flowing. It’s knowledgeable and skillful workforce will solve challenges and fuel a brighter, smarter, more prosperous future for everyone.
Having the lowest retail electricity rates of any utility in the United States drives economic growth within Entergy’s region, a key ingredient to sustained growth for any utility. We also believe a diverse workforce committed to personal and professional growth is critical to our success. We place a high priority on developing talent to meet current and future needs, giving employees opportunities to grow their careers their way.
Entergy’s Power Generation group operates a fleet of 28 active natural gas, coal, oil, hydroelectric and solar facilities with the capacity to generate more than 18,000 megawatts and is building nearly 3,000 megawatts of new natural gas generation to join its 30,000 megawatts of nuclear, natural gas, coal, oil, hydroelectric and solar facilities.
*This position may be filled as an Administrative Assistant I, II or III based on the candidate's experience .*
This position will coordinate all administrative functions and provides multifaceted administrative support to department management and staff. Responsibilities typically include: scheduling appointments, coordinating incoming mail, maintaining the calendar, making travel arrangements, arranging meetings, etc. Responsibilities also may include running and tracking projects and programs associated with senior management administrative support, accurately producing a variety of reports and presentations using the appropriate software for word processing, graphics and spreadsheets, preparing and/or updating functionally related reports and records, developing and/or participating in special projects.
Provide secretarial and administrative support to Senior Managers and Directors
Manage calendar, schedule events, travel arrangements, departmental meetings, and arrange conference calls
Manage correspondence and routine documents and presentations given minimal direction. Prepare documents, spreadsheets, presentations, interoffice correspondence and copies
Manage administrative affairs of the department including invoice processing, supply equipment procurement, training records, etc.
Handle multiple assignments, work within deadlines, and maintain confidentiality of departmental issues
Be proactive in forwarding work issues to the appropriate managers/supervisors
Minimum education required of the position:
- Typically requires vocational training, apprenticeships or the equivalent experience in related field (not typically required to have a four-year degree)
Minimum experience required of the position:
Admin. Asst. I: 0 - 2 years of related experience
Admin. Asst. II: at least 2 - 4 years of related experience
Admin. Asst. III: at least 4 - 6 years of related experience
Minimum knowledge, skills and abilities required of the position:
Proficient in MS office tools - Word, Excel and PowerPoint, etc.
Good customer services experience
Ability to maintain confidentiality
Any certificates, licenses, etc. required for the position:
- Must be EEI SASS test recommended
Primary Location: Texas-Willis
Job Function : Power Plant Operations
FLSA Status : Nonexempt
Relocation Option: No Relocation Offered
Union description/code : NON BARGAINING UNIT-NBU
Number of Openings : 1
Req ID: 86616
Travel Percentage :Up to 25%
An Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disability/Vets. Please click here to view the full statement.
One way that Entergy has found to identify and assess the abilities and skills needed for certain jobs is through pre-employment testing. If this position does require an EEI test, the type of test will be located under the qualifications section of the job posting. If you are invited to a test session, we strongly recommend you review and complete the practice test as well as review the testing brochure for your respective test. The test brochure will give you critical information on the test such as time allocated and Pre-employment Testing: of questions. Also, keep in mind that the actual test is timed; you should practice timing yourself while doing the practice tests. The practice test information and test brochures can be located by going to the EEI website, http://www.eei.org/practicetests , numberLogon ID: entergy, password: practice test (2 words).
In addition to EEI testing there is also Fit-for-Duty testing which will identify and assess the abilities and skills needed for certain jobs. If this position does require Fit-for-Duty testing, the type of test will be located under the qualifications section of the job posting.
As a provider of essential services, Entergy expects its employees to be available to work additional hours, to work in alternate locations, and/or to perform additional duties in connection with storms, outages, emergencies, or other situations as deemed necessary by the company. Exempt employees may not be paid overtime associated with such duties.
Please note: Authorization to work in the United States is a precondition to employment in this position. Entergy will not sponsor candidates for work visas for this position.
Nearest Major Market: Houston
Job Segment: Secretary, Administrative Assistant, Supply, Procurement, Nuclear, Administrative, Operations, Energy
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