Administrative Assistant - Officer

The Home Depot - Atlanta, GA3.8

Perform advanced, diversified, and confidential executive-level secretarial duties requiring broad and comprehensive experience, skill and knowledge of organization' s policies and practices.
Identifies needs and initiates projects independently.
Sets priorities and procedures for accomplishing work, delegating responsibility as needed.
Collects and compiles information, and analyzes data and displays in appropriate form for officer.
Receives and reviews highly sensitive correspondence for officer. Maintains confidentiality and recommends solutions or actions required.
Responds independently to routine correspondence under own signature or drafts response for officer' s review on more complex correspondence.
Screens telephone calls and visitors, and resolves routine and complex inquiries. Meets independently with or screens people before meeting with the officer.
May supervise a single or group of non-exempt support secretary staff, including hiring, training, and performance appraisal.
Controls calendar closely, with authority to determine who may be scheduled. Authorizes approval for travel expense reports for officer. Reviews and questions where necessary expense reports of officer' s direct reports.
Approves invoices and purchase requisitions under own signature.
Makes complex domestic or international travel arrangements.
Operates a variety of office equipment, such as a personal computer, printer, photocopier, transcriber, facsimile, scanner, or calculator. Progressively uses the features of one or more standard business software packages.
Provides primary support to assigned Senior Officer/Officer.
Direct reports may include one or more Administrative Assistants, as well as one or more Clerks.
Typically requires frequent persuasion or influencing of others. Usually assigns and reviews work of others.
Typically procedures for analyzing situations and making conclusions are very diverse
Typically considers among a few options and past practice when solving problems.
Typically there is some leeway for changing the order of assigned tasks. Prior approval is required before dealing with unassigned tasks.

Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable.

Additional Environmental Job Requirements:
Must be eighteen years of age or older.
Must be legally permitted to work in the United States.

Additional Minimum Qualifications:
Education Required:
The knowledge, skills and abilities typically acquired through the completion of a high school diplomas and/or GED.
Years of Relevant Work Experience: 3 years

Physical Requirements:
Most of the time is spent sitting in a comfortable position and there is frequent opportunity to move about. On rare occasions there may be a need to move or lift light articles.

Additional Qualifications:
Preferred Qualifications:
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies:PC skills, knowledge and proficiency in Microsoft Office tools (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Access), Lotus Notes and the Internet.
Ability to work independently with minimal direction, strong written/verbal communication skills, strong organizational skills and attention to detail, ability to handle multiple tasks at once.