Careers

LEGAL RECEPTIONIST

CREIGHTON LAW LLP is recruiting for a self-motivated professional career Receptionist. The successful candidate will act as the face and voice of our company by greeting and welcoming clients and guests to our firm. This role is a full-time permanent position. Excellent benefits and pension plan available.

To qualify for this position, individuals must have a minimum of 2 years proven experience as a Receptionist in a similar office environment. The successful candidate will preferably have a diploma in Office Administration and experience in a law firm is considered an asset.

This position is best suited to qualified individuals who have excellent customer service skills, are friendly and professional and ideally looking to be in this type of role for many years. In addition, your refined organizational skills and outstanding ability to multi-task will ensure success in this role. Flexibility, initiative, problem solving skills and technological savviness are qualities that will make you an ideal addition to our team.

Responsibilities:

  • Attending to clients and walk-in guests by greeting and welcoming them in a professional manner
  • Managing a multi-line phone system that receives numerous calls a day
  • Dealing with incoming couriers and requesting services for outgoing couriers
  • Directing and leaving telephone and email messages for team members and lawyers; forwarding emails
  • Booking meeting rooms and scheduling meetings
  • Updating staff directory
  • Filing, photocopying, scanning as required
  • Filling out necessary forms as needed
  • Sending work related announcements to all team members
  • Maintenance of office supplies, including photocopier and related supplies
  • Other reception duties as assigned

Experience and Skills:

  • Minimum high school education
  • 2 years minimum experience in similar office environment
  • Exemplary multi-tasking and organizational skills
  • Superb written and verbal communication skills
  • Presentable and professionally attired
  • Friendly, outgoing and eager to take initiative
  • Willingness to learn new things
  • Excellent customer service skills, including superior telephone manner
  • Ability to work well independently with minimal supervision as well as in a team setting
  • Great technical skills with proficiency in MS Office applications, email and internet
  • Self-starter
  • Strong problem solving and prioritization skills

About the organization:

As one of the oldest law firms in Canada, Creighton Law LLP was established in 1885. We have served the community for over 130 years because of our ability to provide efficient and effective comprehensive legal advice and services to our clients as well as adhering to the highest professional standards in serving our clients throughout the Durham Region. We are proud of the history and success of our firm and the high quality of legal services we have provided to generations of families in Oshawa and surrounding communities.

As a full-service firm, we are able to provide assertive and effective advocacy and strategic advice to our clients for all of their legal needs. For further information, please visit our website www.durhamlawyers.ca.

We thank all those who are interested in this position, only those that meet our criteria will be contacted for an interview. Compensation based on experience.

Please forward your resume on or before May 12, 2017, in strict confidence to cthrasher@durhamlawyers.ca.