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Administrative Assistant - New Century FS - Toledo, IA


New Century FS is headquartered in Grinnell, Iowa with locations in Central Iowa. New Century FS has about 210 employees (including seasonal workers) and approximately 4,500 customers. The cooperative does business in agronomy, energy, and precision farming. New Century FS is part of the GROWMARK System, an agricultural cooperative serving more than 100,000 customers across North America and Ontario, Canada.



Duties include general clerical, receptionist and project based work. Projects a professional company image through in-person and phone interaction. Answers telephones and transfers to appropriate staff member. 





Meet and greet clients and visitors.  


Create and modify documents using Microsoft Office.  


Perform general clerical duties to include but not limited to: photocopying, faxing, mailing, and filing.  


Maintain hard copy and electronic filing system.  


Sign for and distribute UPS/Fed Ex/Airborne packages. 


Schedules or coordinates meetings, interviews, events and other similar activities. 


Support staff in assigned project based work in a team-oriented environment or independently.  


Utilizes organization, time-management and problem solving skills to perform work efficiently and effectively. 





May be required to research, price, and purchase office supplies.  


May be required to maintain customer information. 


May order uniforms and invoice employees. 


Occasionally may be asked to drive and run local errands as requested. 


May be required to cross-train and substitute for other administrative positions. 


May be required to pick up/drop off local products or materials by request. 


Follows GROWMARK’s Code of Conduct and Corporate Compliance Program, Environmental Health and Safety, OSHA and DOT policies and procedures, as they apply. 


Performs all other duties as assigned. 





Normally requires a high school diploma, or the equivalent thereof, and 1 – 3 years or more of clerical related work experience to demonstrate knowledge of professional communication skills, typing proficiency and Microsoft Office programs. 


Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license and satisfactory driving record.  


Demonstrated essential abilities including business knowledge, collaboration, communication, customer focus, decision making and skill development. 


Ability and willingness to participate in required training that may include education on GROWMARK’s policies and procedures and additional training as it relates to the requirements of the position.   



We are an equal opportunity employer, including protected veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities. Employment may be contingent upon receipt of an acceptable and job-related background check, drug test, motor vehicle report, and/or reference check, as applicable and permissible by law.

Nearest Major Market: Cedar Rapids
Nearest Secondary Market: Iowa City

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