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Stantec Australia

Location: South Brisbane

Job Type: Full time


Receptionist - ( 230000WJ )


This is a full-time Monday to Friday, office based position in our Brisbane based office.

The office receptionist is instrumental in ensuring an efficient, safe and welcoming workplace for staff, clients and visitors. You will be the ‘go-to’ person located at the ‘hub’ of the office.

You will carry out duties and tasks related to reception functionalities including: handling telephone calls and enquiries, meeting and greeting visitors, coordinating postage and couriers and facilitating resources, meetings and room bookings.

In addition, the office receptionist is responsible for additional administrative tasks - as required, to assist the Shared Services team and local team.

Day to day tasks would involve:

  • Front desk reception during business hours

  • Answer all incoming telephone calls in a timely and professional manner

  • Greet all visitors to the office in a courteous, pleasant and helpful manager.

  • Assist with coordination of building maintenance when required, security cards, vehicle parking and logging of issues.

  • Undertake general receptionist duties and assisting staff with general enquiries

  • Co-ordinate meeting room reservations, resource bookings such as Teams conferences and arrange for catering for meetings, as appropriate

  • Ordering of stationery, consumables and kitchen supplies, maintaining sufficient stock

  • Arrange for the service and maintenance of office assets (printers, coffee machine) as required

  • Process incoming and outgoing postage and courier bookings

  • Ensure reception and administration area, kitchen and meeting rooms are kept clean and presentable

  • Assist with Word processing, formatting and production of documents, copying and binding of proposals, reports as required

  • Assist with expense management, reconciliation and travel arrangements when required

  • Understand the importance of confidentiality and discretion

  • Assist with the coordination of events and functions as required

  • Contribute to proposal and bid development to support business development activities, including preparing proposal material as required

  • Complete all work in line with Stantec Core Values and in accordance with the Stantec Quality, Safety & Environment Systems and Project Quality Procedures

  • Minimise and control risk by commitment to the Stantec Quality, Health & Safety programmes and ensuring proactive use of our project management systems

  • Other duties as reasonably required

To be successful for this role you'll need:

  • 2 years’ experience in a reception or office administration position

  • Customer service background (retail/hospitality) also highly regarded

  • Commitment to Occupational Health and Safety (basic First Aid and Fire Warden training will be provided if required)

  • Self-motivated, able to work with limited supervision

  • Immaculate phone and personal presentation skills, friendly and tidy work practices

  • Basic to intermediate competency with MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook)

  • Ability to multi-task and prioritise work under pressure

Stantec offerings:

Along with a competitive salary and vibrant culture, we offer many other benefits to ensure your professional development & wellbeing is ongoing.

  • Learning and Talent Development Programs - Including Global programmes, online learning and on-the-job learning

  • Option to purchase up to 4 weeks additional leave

  • Mentoring for your own development and the opportunity to mentor others

  • Salary Continuance Insurance (SCI)

  • Mental Health and Wellbeing Programs

  • Employee Assistance Program

About us:

The Stantec community unites approximately 26,000 employees working in over 400 locations across six continents. We collaborate across disciplines and industries to bring buildings, energy, resources, water, environmental, transport and infrastructure projects to life.

Our work from initial project concept and planning through design, construction, and commissioning begins at the intersection of community, creativity, and client relationships.

Communities are fundamental. Whether around the corner or across the globe, they provide a foundation, a sense of place and of belonging. That's why at Stantec, we always design with community in mind.

We care about the communities we serve—because they're our communities too. We're designers, engineers, scientists, and project managers, innovating together at the intersection of community, creativity, and client relationships.


Stantec is serious about healthy work-life balance, diversity, inclusion & equity, indigenous relations, innovation, community engagement, corporate sustainability, and social wellbeing. We have employee groups for women, LGBTQI , neurodiversity, and more! Our employees play sport, fundraise, volunteer, learn, and have fun together.

How to apply:

Please submit your most recent CV, outlining your relevant experience by following the apply button.

No Agency CV’s will be accepted.


2 years’ experience in a reception or office administration position

Primary Location : Australia-Queensland-South Brisbane

Organization : BC-3070 Regional Services-Australia

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Travel : No

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : Feb 22, 2023, 10:19:40 PM

Req ID: 230000WJ

Stantec provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants for future and current employment and prohibit discrimination on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. We prohibit discrimination in decisions concerning recruitment, hiring, referral, promotion, compensation, fringe benefits, job training, terminations or any other condition of employment. Stantec is in compliance with local, state and federal laws and regulations and ensures equitable opportunities in all aspects of employment. EEO including Disability/Protected Veterans