Office Services Assistant (Male, Age 35) in Waterbury, CT

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At a Glance

Current Job

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Job TitleOffice Services Assistant
Salary$53,000
Other Compensation None Set
Hours/Week40
Company Size(not answered)
LocationWaterbury, CT
Years Experience4 years

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Current job Q&A

Describe the type of organization you work for.
I work for Fox Rothschild,LLp which a law firm. Locally we have aboy 50 attorney nationally somewhere about 500 or more. We handle many areas of law from Art law, to labor and employment, family law, and etc.

Describe your job role and responsibilities.
I am in charge of ordering and inventory of office supplies, making sure that the 2 employees beneath me sort and distribute the mail, handle request for delivery by messenger, set up of computer workstations for new hires, and deal with vendors in reagrd to invoice discrepancies.

Please list an additional benefits (beyond compensation) that you receive.
medical, dental , disability and optical insurance, plus 3 weeks vacation, several holidays plus 2 floating holidays, personal days and sick days.

Do you feel you are under/over or well/fairly compensated at your current position?
I believe I am under compensated for my position.

Does your job entail you working with others on a daily basis? Is this something you like/dislike about your job? Please explain.

Do you work collaboratively with supervisors/managers?
No

Do you work collaboratively with your co-workers?
No

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A day in the life of…

Please describe a typical workday for you in your current job:

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6am to 7am
7am to 8amI am in the process of traveliing to work. Since I live outside the city my commute in is about 1hr and 15 minutes.
8am to 9amDropping of my child at the day care facility and picking up breakfast.
9am to 10amReceiving the overnight mail from our other offices. Doing a check of supplies to see what is needed. Checking conference room reservations to see which requested food orders and getting those orders in to the deli.
10am to 11amThe arrival of regular mail and Priority Overnight Fed Ex, overseeing the sorting and distribution of mail. Do a quick run through the office pantries to see what beverage are running low and restocking.
11am to 12pmCovering for one of my employees during their lunch hour. a request has come in for special order pens. Have to check with vendor if they can supply these pens or fing them elsewhere.
12pm to 1pmCovering for receptionist at desk for her lunch break. Checking of invoices.
1pm to 2pm
2pm to 3pmBack from Lunch and start to see which out going mail needs special services (ex. Certified, Express). Parcels that have come in during the late day deliveries have been distributed.
3pm to 4pmProcess all supply orders and request for building maintenance assistance where needed.
4pm to 5pmMake sure all packages have been signed for and that mail is on way to Post Office, supply orders have all been received and head on home.
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