Witt O'Brien's
  • 22-Dec-2017 to 20-Feb-2018 (PST)
  • Corporate
  • Austin, TX, USA
  • Hourly
  • Temporary - Full Time


Company Profile:

Witt O'Brien's is a global leader in crisis and emergency management, with unrivaled experience and knowledge of public safety, disaster mitigation, continuity of operations, and emergency management issues. We offer a full range of services to better prepare your organization before disaster strikes and help you recover more quickly if it does. Our capabilities allow us to tackle any assignment, from food supply security to infrastructure protection and back up to natural disaster response. Our world-class subject matter experts are also uniquely adept at building necessary coalitions that link government agencies, first responders, and business communities. We help you Prepare, Respond, Communicate, Recover. We help you control the outcome.

Position Overview:

  • Position Location: Ausitn, TX
  • Position Type: 6 Month Contract
  • FLSA Classification: Non-Exempt       
  • Compensation: Commensurate with experience

Position Summary:

  • The Administrative Administrator will provide high level administrative support for Austin, Texas operation associated with helping the State of Texas, impacted citizens, recover from the damage and losses associated with Hurrican Harvey.  

Essential Functions:

  • Prepares, collects and/or coordinates the collection, preparation, and development of information, reports, and documents for use in discussions/meetings of the executive management team, staff, and outside groups or individuals.
  • Ability to produce complex and professional Power Point presentations, Excel Spreadsheets, and business analytics.
  • Ability to maintain the security of confidential and business sensitive information.
  • Coordinates and schedules events, board of directors meetings, conferences, meetings, travel, and conference rooms.
  • Excellent management and decision skills to facilitate complex meetings schedules and logistics requirements in a changing environment coordinating complex domestic and international travel arrangements and international meetings.
  • Maintains courteous and professional demeanor interacting with senior-level executives, clients, and staff on behalf of the executive management team.
  • Maintains key contacts database, corporate files, and business files.
  • Coordinate, create, edit and distribute both internal and external correspondence under the direction of Executive Management
  • Provides administrative support including but not limited to: phones, prepares itineraries, agendas, expense reports.
  • All other duties as assigned.
  • Occasional over time may be required.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in business or a related field
  • Minimum 3 to 5 years of administrative experience

Skills and Abilities:

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to prioritize and handle multiple projects in a rapidly changing work environment
  • Intuitive with the ability to work independently and/or on a team
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Exceptional research skills
  • Comfortable interacting with Clients
  • High degree of discretion when dealing with confidential information
  • Excellent phone and interpersonal skills (clients, colleagues, vendors)
  • Proficient computer skills: (including MS Word, MS Excel, PowerPoint; Adobe Acrobat Professional, Visio)

This position description incorporates the core responsibilities of the job.  It recognizes that other related duties not specifically mentioned might also be performed, and that not all responsibilities may be carried out depending on operational needs.

Commitment to Diversity:

  • Witt O'Brien's is always looking for the most qualified and experienced professionals with a passion for public safety, emergency management, homeland security, disaster response, and continuity of operations.
  • We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. wittobriens.com
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