Receptionist / Administrative Assistant

  • Job Reference: 00000057-1
  • Date Posted: 14 May 2018
  • Recruiter: S J Omand
  • Location: Kirkwall, Orkney Islands
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Administration
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

SJ Omand is a busy, friendly, family run surveying business located in Victoria Street in Kirkwall.  We require a full-time permanent Receptionist / Admin Assistant to join our team.  The successful applicant will enjoy dealing with the public and really thrive in working in a friendly and busy local business with a job that brings real variety and responsibility.

Key responsibilities:

  • Answering phones
  • Responding to emails
  • Arranging appointments
  • Taking valuation / surveying instructions
  • Maintaining Excel spreadsheets
  • Booking surveys
  • Processing valuations
  • Invoicing
  • Taking payments


Key requirements:

  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Confident in dealing with the public
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality
  • Customer service and administration experience gained through employment or further / higher education is essential
  • Experience of working in a surveying environment would be desirable however we welcome applicants from any industry and will provide full training in surveying administration.


Hours: Monday to Friday 9-5

Salary: Commensurate with experience


To Apply: Click on 'Apply for this job now' to submit your CV and covering letter or to use the website CV builder.


For an informal discussion about the post call Christopher Omand on 01856 876215.