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Missouri River Energy Administrative Assistant in Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Administrative Assistant

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Date: Jul 8, 2024

Location: Sioux Falls, SD, US

Company: Missouri River Energy Services

Headquartered in Sioux Falls, SD Missouri River Energy Services is a joint action agency supporting our 61 member municipalities that own and operate their own electric distribution systems. We are dedicated to supplying our members with reliable, cost-effective, long-term energy and energy services in a fiscally responsible and environmentally effective manner. MRES offers an outstanding work environment. We provide competitive wages and comprehensive/low-cost benefit package with unique offerings. Learn more about us by viewing our website at .


Are you an administrative assistant looking for a new opportunity to join a truly great company that offers a very competitive wage, a culture that promotes your personal and professional growth, and an outstanding and comprehensive/low-cost benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, and an outstanding retirement package. We also offer a casual dress code, employee recognition, training opportunities, tuition program, and Missouri River Energy Services (MRES) believes in a work life balance.


We are looking for a highly motivated individual to join our Administration team. You will play an active role with all aspects of administrative and clerical tasks.Duties of the Administrative Assistant include providing support to our managers and employees, assisting in daily office needs and managing our company’s general administrative activities. Administrative Assistant responsibilities include making travel and meeting arrangements, preparing reports and maintaining appropriate filing systems. The ideal candidate should have excellent oral and written communication skills and be able to organize their work using tools, we’d like to meet you. Ultimately, in this role you will ensure the efficient and smooth day-to-day operation of our office.

Other Duties

  1. Performs all administrative/clerical support duties including word and data processing activities, proofing, report assembly, and office machine operation.

  2. Plans and procures approved travel and meeting arrangements.

  3. Maintains documentation of the general and corporate business records.

  4. Files and performs documentation of the general and corporate business records within the filing and library systems.

  5. Distributes all incoming and internal correspondence.

  6. Prepares outgoing mail and correspondence for delivery to the appropriate carrier.

  7. Evaluates proposed office equipment, supplies, and administrative support software.

  8. Performing file searches.

  9. Update and maintenance of mailing lists and associated data bases.

  10. Performs administrative/clerical support duties in the absence of the other Administrative Assistants.

  11. Performs the duties of the Receptionist as required.

  12. Assists and provides training of position duties and responsibilities related to administrative positions.

  13. Performs, or is trained to perform, the duties and responsibilities of related administrative positions.

  14. Represents MRES on industry, development, and project committees, task forces, and conferences as assigned.

  15. Creates and maintains permanent documentation of projects, data, and software related to this position.

  16. Keeps abreast of relevant profession, industry, and inter-utility developments.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience

High school diploma or general education degree (GED) and three years related experience and/or training.

MRES is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Nearest Major Market: Sioux Falls

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