Receptionist / Office Administrator

Tetra Tech, Inc. San Diego , CA 92140

Posted 4 months ago

Tetra Tech Inc. is currently seeking a full-time, multi-talented front desk Receptionist/Office Administrator for our San Diego, CA office.

Are you ready to take the next step in your career? Do you want to do meaningful work that improves quality of life? At Tetra Tech, you will work with high-performing teams who are passionate about using their expertise to find solutions to complex problems in water, environment, infrastructure, resource management, energy, and international development.

The selected candidate responsibilities include administrative and clerical support, answering front desk phones, ordering office supplies, maintaining all copiers in working order, managing office phone system, assisting new internal employees with ordering business cards, phone/computer set-up, key access, and office supplies, performing various accounts payable duties, and assisting with expense reports. Conduct new hire orientations, schedule interviews, help facilitate the hiring process and assist human resources as needed.

Job Requirements:

The ideal candidate will have at least 2-5 years of experience working in an office setting. Proficient knowledge of MS Outlook, MS Word, Excel, Project, PowerPoint, and Adobe Acrobat is required.

The selected candidate must be able to prioritize tasks and information flow and have excellent multi-tasking and time management skills. Excellent communication, writing, and mathematical skills are also needed. We are looking for someone with a positive, "can-do" attitude and strong attention to detail.

You must be able to demonstrate the following experience:

  • Ability to effectively use a computer and software

  • Knowledge of basic office administration principles

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of information

  • Knowledge of and ability to practice proper business etiquette over the phone and in person

  • Ability to listen actively to instructions and carry out assigned tasks

  • Ability to keep track of, and meet, deadlines

  • Ability to sit for extended periods of time and use office equipment and computers

A high school diploma or equivalent; AA or BA degree is preferred/

The work environment will consist of an office environment. The physical demands of this position require the ability to exert up to 20 lbs. of force frequently.

Physical demands are in excess of those of sedentary work. Light work usually requires walking or standing to a significant degree.

About Tetra Tech:

Tetra Tech is a leading provider of high-end consulting and engineering services for projects worldwide. We combine the resources of a global, multibillion dollar company with local, client-focused delivery in more than 400 locations around the world. We are Leading with Science to provide sustainable and resilient solutions for our clients.

At Tetra Tech, we provide a collaborative environment that supports individual performance, innovation, and creativity. We are proud to offer competitive compensation and benefits. Learn more by visiting

For more information on our company, please visit our website at To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter on the Careers portion of our website at

We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Tetra Tech is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We invite resumes from all interested parties including women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities.

Tetra Tech is a VEVRAA federal contractor and we request priority referral of veterans for available positions.

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability - No calls or agencies

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