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Executive Assistant in Phoenix, AZ

About Us
Republic Services is an industry leader in U.S. recycling and non-hazardous solid waste. Through our subsidiaries, Republic’s collection companies, recycling centers, transfer stations, and landfills focus on providing effective solutions to make proper waste disposal effortless for our 14 million customers. We’ll handle it from here., our brand promise, lets customers know they can count on Republic to provide a superior experience while fostering a sustainable Blue Planet for future generations to enjoy a cleaner, safer and healthier world.

Why Work with Us

Our Company cannot thrive without great people devoted to serving customers, the community, and the planet. We hire the best people to make Republic a great place to work. We are focused on attracting talented individuals across professions who are as committed to serving customers and the planet as we are. We strive to create a workplace that's meaningful and rewarding to our 33,000 employees. That's why we are proud to be recognized as Best Large Employer by Forbes, World’s Most Ethical Companies by Ethisphere, and One of the Most Meaningful Companies to Work for in America by Business Insider.

Job Description
With minimal oversight, the Executive Assistant enhances an executive’s effectiveness by providing high-level administrative support and represents the executive to internal and external communities. The Executive Assistant conducts research, prepares reports, responds to information requests and performs clerical functions such as preparing correspondence, receiving visitors, arranging conference calls, and scheduling meetings. This position is responsible for managing and overseeing the effective operations of the office of the assigned executives. Responsibilities extend across organizational lines, requiring extensive interaction and involvement throughout the organization, as well as the community. This position routinely interacts with other executives, board members, employees, as well as business and community leaders.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities


Preferred Qualifications


Principal Responsibilities
• Manages the day-to-day business activities of the executive. Coordinates complex executive calendar schedule(s) by planning and scheduling meetings, conferences, teleconferences, and travel plans. Exercises independent discretion and judgment to arrange meetings, conferences, and travel as well as select appropriate staff members to represent the organization at meetings and conferences.

• Frequently manages and resolves a wide variety of situations and conflicts involving the clerical and administrative functions of the office.

• Receives, interprets and evaluates the level of significance of information requests, takes appropriate responsive action, and determines when the executive or other staff should be notified or involved. In the executive’s absence, ensures that requests for action or information are distributed to the appropriate staff member.

• Reads, researches, and routes correspondence; drafts letters, telecommunications and documents; and collects and analyzes information without significant oversight or instruction.

• Independently composes, responds and signs correspondence on behalf of executive as needed. Maintains current knowledge and understanding of technical matters, business strategy, and the executive’s views and philosophy.

• Exercises discretion and judgment to ensure applicable private/proprietary business information, data, transactions and correspondences are kept confidential.

• Coordinates projects, conducts research, compiles data, and prepares information for consideration and presentation to and by executives, committees and board members.

• Reviews and analyzes operating practices and procedures and determines whether improvements can be made in workflow, reporting procedures, or expenditures. Creates and prepares reports including conclusions and recommendations for solutions of operational and administrative issues.

• Manages department projects from inception to completion and ensures all relevant deadlines are met.

• Performs other job-related duties as assigned or apparent.

The statements used herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by an employee in this position, and are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties and skills required by an incumbent so classified. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the Company.

Qualifications
• Minimum of 10 years advanced administrative support experience at a progressively responsible level required, including management of projects (required).

• Bachelor's Degree.

• Minimum of 5 years of experience in supporting C Suite executives.

• Intermediate level experience and proven ability with Microsoft Office; including Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel and Word.

Rewarding Compensation and Benefits
Eligible employees can elect to participate in:

• Comprehensive medical benefits coverage, dental plans and vision coverage.

• Health care and dependent care spending accounts.

• Short- and long-term disability.

• Life insurance and accidental death & dismemberment insurance.

• Employee and Family Assistance Program (EAP).

• Employee discount programs.

• 401(k) plan with a generous company match.

• Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP).


Republic Services is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.
Posted Date:1/30/2018 5:01:25 PM
Job Type: Exempt
Req #: 39634BR
Location: 04218: Phoenix-18500 N Allied Way,
Job Category: Administrative Support
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