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Parish Receptionist - St. Joseph Church Stuart

St. Joseph Church in Stuart, FL is searching for a Full Time Parish Receptionist.

The Diocese is dedicated to providing excellent working conditions with competitive compensation in order to attract and retain an outstanding workforce. The Diocese of Palm Beach offers a competitive benefits package to employee’s working 30 or more hours per work week consisting of comprehensive medical, vision, dental, LTD, group life insurance, optional life insurance.  The Diocese also provides a 403(b)-retirement plan to all employees.  Information on our benefits and retirement programs can be found here.

Job Summary:

  • The Parish Receptionist is the first point of contact with the church and should present a positive, welcoming, professional image to visitors to the church office. Responsibility for the general organization and smooth operation of the front office.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite, including Word, Excel, Outlook and Internet.
  • Must have the ability to communicate easily – Bilingual (English and Spanish).
  • Excellent and professional telephone manner (multi-line telephone system), interpersonal skills, confidentiality.
  • Ability to multi-task, work independently and make responsible judgment calls.
  • Ability to respect confidentiality and consistently exercise discretion and good judgment.
  • Organization skills and the ability to prioritize are necessary to keep the office running smoothly
  • Ability to remain calm in a hectic and fast moving environment.
  • Registers new parishioners and follow up.
  • Maintain master calendar; enter all new events for weekly schedule.
  • Assists with copy work and trains others how to use office/clerical equipment.
  • Provides typing services, handles general correspondence and clerical support.
  • Work as part of a team and with volunteers.
  • Qualifications:
  • Bilingual – English/Spanish.
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office programs and the ability to learn new programs quickly.
  • Typing and general secretarial and organizational skills.
  • Ability to multi-task in a busy environment.
  • Three (3) years of office management experience.

Physical Requirements:

  • Occasional light lifting and carrying of under 15 pounds.
  • Occasional moderate carrying and lifting of 15 – 44 pounds.
  • Frequent use of both hands and fingers (i.e. typing)
  • Frequent extended periods of sitting.
  • Occasional periods of standing, kneeling and climbing
  • Occasional ability of minimal hearing (i.e. loud noises, sirens) and routine hearing (i.e. listening to others in conversation)
  • Occasional time spent working closely with others.

The above is intended to describe the general context of and requirements for the performance of this job.  It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements.

To apply, download and complete the Employment Application and submit along with your resume, salary requirements and list of references to the attention of Rev. Noel McGrath at noelm@sjcflorida.org. No Phone Calls Please.

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We are dedicated to helping the people who utilize our services. If you’re ready to make a difference, browse our openings or upload your resume and tell us your interests. We’ll consider you for future opportunities.

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