Administrative Assistant


We are seeking an enthusiastic and responsible Administrative Assistant in our St. Paul, MN office.  The Administrative Assistant will have a dynamic range of responsibilities focused on maintaining a welcoming office environment for our employees and guests.

The responsibilities for the position include:

  • Assisting with company event planning, coordination, set-up, and clean-up.
  • Maintaining and coordinating shared-use spaces.
  • Supporting team members with word processing, document administration, and company projects as needed.
  • Greeting occasional visitors and receiving deliveries.
  • Managing office supplies (determining inventory levels, anticipating requirements, requesting needed supplies, verifying receipt, stocking items, and delivering supplies to work areas).
  • Managing equipment and facilities by completing preventive maintenance, troubleshooting failures, coordinating repairs, and monitoring equipment operation (copiers, paper towel dispensers, dehumidifiers, etc.).
  • Performing limited grounds maintenance such as indoor and outdoor plantings and cleaning snow from sidewalks.
  • Enhancing the company environment and culture by accepting ownership of new and varying tasks as needed.

The ideal candidate will have the following skills and abilities:

  • Disciplined time management and organizational skills.
  • Professional attitude and genuine enthusiasm for interacting with others.
  • Ability to proactively identify and respond to issues.
  • Passion for order and tidiness, with an eye for detail.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Experience with Adobe Creative Cloud a plus (not required).
  • Positive team-focused attitude.

Education and Experience:

  • High school diploma or GED required.

Physical requirements:

  • Must be able to bend, stoop, climb, reach, and lift 35+ pounds at a time.

Isthmus welcomes candidates looking for a part-time (24 hours per week) work schedule with potential opportunity to increase hours over time.

Please send inquiries or your resume and cover letter to

Isthmus Engineering, Inc is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

Isthmus Engineering
500 Jackson Street
Saint Paul, MN 55101
(651) 288-0300
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