26 days old

Administrative Assistant

Progeny Systems Corporation
Charleroi, PA 15022
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Progeny Systems Corporation

Progeny Systems Corporation is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

Job Type:
Location: US-PA-Charleroi
Category: Administrative

Job Description

Personnel in this role provides office management support services and operates under general supervision. Personnel in this role may be assigned duties and direct activities such as typing or word processing documents, filing, answering phones, ordering supplies, mailing correspondence or packages, or other services. Qualified candidates will have a high school degree and a minimum of two years experience in the field or related area; however, an advanced degree may substitute for the minimum required years of experience.

Other duties include coordination of meetings and conferences, obtaining supplies, coordinating mailings, working on special projects, greeting visitors, and maintaining visitor badges. Personnel in this position interface with a diverse group of visitors as well as internal contacts at all levels of the organization. Independent judgment is required to plan, prioritize, and organize the diversified workload and to recommend changes in office practices or procedures.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Schedules and organizes office activities and meetings as required.
  • Responsible for reception and telephone duties; making copies; scans receiving documents to accounting files.
  • Establishes, develops, maintains and updates filing system. Retrieves information from files when needed.
  • Sorts and distributes mail.
  • Provides office management support services and orders supplies.
  • Oversees administrative procedures and processes for assigned area.
  • Receives, stores, packages, distributes, ships all material, equipment and product within the Progeny Systems Charleroi operation.
  • Perform shipping and receiving duties, unloading trucks, and packaging/unpacking operations.
  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs.
  • Monday thru Friday day shift.
  • Other related duties.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  1. Excellent verbal and written communication skills required.
  2. Professional appearance and telephone manner is essential.
  3. Must have good command of the English language, oral and written.
  4. Enthusiastic and energetic demeanor.
  5. Personable and able to work independently and within a team environment.
  6. Must be able to type 40-45 wpm.

Computer Equipment and Software Requirements:
  1. Must have knowledge of secretarial work, office administrative procedures, and experience with using and operating standard office equipment.
  2. Must be computer proficient with Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) and have a basic understanding of the Microsoft Windows operating environment.


Requires a high school degree and a minimum of two years' experience in the field or related area. An advanced degree may substitute for minimum required years of experience.

This position may require the applicant to obtain and maintain a DoD Clearance.

Physical and Mental Requirements for all positions:
Prolonged stationary periods at a desk
General ability to operate computer and other productivity machinery such as calculator, copy machine, printer, etc.
Ability to lift and transport up to 15 pounds at times
Effectively communicate with others
Ability to stay focused and provide attention to detail.
Ability to think analytically and apply problem solving skills to scenarios throughout the course of the workday


If you need special assistance or an accommodation while seeking employment, please contact our recruiting department at hr@progeny.net or call 703.368.6107. We will make a determination on your request for reasonable accommodation on a case-by-case basis.


To learn more about the Benefits offered by Progeny Systems, including a minimum $1,000 sign-on bonus for all new hires, please visit our website at http://www.progeny.net/careers.

About Progeny Systems

Progeny Systems is a privately held, high-tech small business that provides premium systems, services, and products for the Department of Defense, government agencies and commercial clients. We are a technology leader in numerous areas including: technology insertion; acoustic sensors; signal processing; combat systems; torpedoes; cyber security; biometrics; knowledge management; undersea vehicles; open architecture; electromagnetic maneuver warfare; electronics packaging; and image/video processing/analysis.

Progeny System's ability to leverage flexibility, rapid turnaround, customer responsiveness, and encourage an environment for experimental research has been critical to our success in developing, producing and supporting numerous mission critical national defense systems.

Progeny has provided highly complex products/programs to the United States Government in collaboration with the following agencies, among others:

- United States Navy

- United States Air Force

- United States Army

- Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)

- National Aeronautics & Space Administration (NASA)



Posted: 2021-03-23 Expires: 2021-04-23

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