Office Assistant Sample Resume

Maria Alonso
1234 Cedar Drive
San Diego, California 64000
Home: 404-555-5555
Cell: 404-555-5556

To obtain an Office Assistant position in a growth-oriented company where I can utilize my administrative and analytical skills and acquire new abilities.

  • More than 5 years experience in an office environment.
  • Able to relate well to the public, very personable and good on the telephone.
  • Diplomatic, tactful, creative, discreet, flexible, resourceful, dependable, well-organized, friendly, emotionally mature and professional.
  • Strong ability to work effectively with multiple supervisors.
  • Capable and practiced in handling complex and multifaceted tasks.
  • Extremely knowledgeable with clerical tasks and time management.
  • Well-versed in Windows, Microsoft Office, desktop publishing, and database management.
National High School Graduate, San Diego, CA
May 2002

Work Experience
Office Assistant: June 2005 - Present, Vons Co., Carlsbad, CA
  • Job duties: Answering telephones and intercoms, taking messages, responding to inquiries, giving directions to call center, providing comprehensive secretarial and clerical support to center staff and management.
  • Assist with bookkeeping, payroll, A/R and A/P processing.
  • Greet visitors, conduct tours as needed, provided basic information to visitors.
  • Handle daily staff scheduling.
  • Process maintenance requests, substituting for manager as needed.
  • Assist in opening and closing procedures at the facility.
  • Organize and register staff for workshops and staff development.
Administrative Assistant: June 2002 - May 2005, California High, Carlsbad, CA
  • Acted as initial point of contact for inquiries and requests and directed people to those who could be of assistance.
  • Answered phones in a professional and helpful manner.
  • Provided information regarding programs, courses, policies, and procedures to internal and external contacts.
  • Interacted with a large number of staff, students (pre-college), faculty, and parents.
  • Promoted a positive work atmosphere by behaving and communicating in a manner that supported students, staff, parents, and the general public.
  • Ordered, distributed and managed office inventory, keeping work space neat and organized.
*References available upon request.