Toronto, ON

Employment Type: Temporary Industry: Administrative/Office Support Job Number: 57755
Temporary to Permanent 
Location: Downtown Toronto
Hourly Rate: $16 to $18 based on experience
Our client, one of North America’s industry leaders is seeking a Receptionist to receive and direct telephone calls and guests while providing administrative support. The ideal candidate will thrive in a fast-paced environment and have excellent prioritizing abilities.  If you have excellent communication skills and a high level of professionalism, then we would like to hear from you!


  • Answer main switchboard consisting of several meridian phone lines, provide courteous and professional service and direct calls accordingly.
  • Be familiar with office personnel and their functions to ensure that phone calls are directed to the appropriate party.
  • Greet and welcome all visitors at reception, ensuring that new arrivals are greeted immediately and are not left unattended.
  • Sort and distribute all incoming mail and couriers.
  • Coordinate outgoing mail and packages via courier and/or postage.
  • Coordinate with Office Services Clerk in maintaining Office Supplies.
  • Maintain employee attendance on a daily basis.
  • Maintain Outlook public folders for boardroom bookings.
  • Word processing and related daily correspondence in Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Maintain accurate and organized filing.
  • Assist with overflow administrative duties as required.
  • May assist with photocopier/fax/postage machine and office equipment service, including placing the service calls when required.
  • May be required to work outside of preferred office hours on occasion.


  • 1 year related office experience in a fast-paced environment.
  • High school diploma supplemented with post-secondary courses.
  • Handle all incoming calls in a polite and professional phone manner.
  • Excellent communication skills and a polished and professional demeanour.
  • Extremely punctual, reliable and committed to their position.
  • Basic to intermediate skills in Microsoft Word and Excel and great typing skills (50wpm).
  • Able to develop and sustain working relationships with customers and employees of all levels.
  • Able to work with a variety of personalities.
  • An appropriate sense of urgency and ability to prioritize workload.
  • Ability to allocate one's time effectively and handle multiple demands.
  • Excellent attention to detail.

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