Receptionist I in Geelong, Victoria, Australia (# 1386)

Job Description

Job Description

  • The Receptionist is responsible for performing clerical tasks within an office setting to support daily operations. The duties include answering and transferring phone calls to employees, assisting customers pre-sale, during the auction and post sales auctions. The Receptionist will provide a wide variety of support to the customers.


  • Operate a high-volume telephone switchboard receiving customer enquiries and assist customers with their ability to use all of Ritchie Bros services.
  • Ability to explain how bidding and unreserved auctions work.
  • Support customers during the auction registration process for online bidding.
  • Resolve issues and track interactions relating to customer accounts.
  • Provide information related to past and upcoming auctions and equipment.
  • Assist with post sale accounts receivable phone calls and payment processing.
  • Ensure that superior customer service is always delivered to all customers.
  • Provide additional administrative support as needed.
  • Perform duties as assigned.


  • Previous work experience where you worked in-person with customers
  • Experience using computers, and able to learn to use new technology and software
  • A commitment to providing fantastic customer service
  • Able to work well and maintain a positive attitude in high-pressure situations
  • A friendly, outgoing, patient personality.


Ritchie Bros. is an equal opportunity employer and ensures nondiscrimination in all activities in accordance with all applicable laws. This position is open to all qualified applicants who are legally entitled to work in the country in which this job is located. Candidate selection is made by Talent Acquisition. Only electronic applications can be accepted.

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Job Attributes

Job ID



Administrative Support



Salary Range

58,000 - 65,500


Geelong, Victoria, Australia


Full time