Applied Research Assocs., Inc.

Randolph, VT

The Automation & Geosciences Sector of ARA is searching for an enthusiastic, motivated, and collaborative individual to join our administrative staff as a Receptionist. In this position you will have the responsibility of front desk operations and assisting our team with administrative functions.

As a Receptionist you will greet our visitors and answer the switchboard. In addition, you will support our administrative team with various accounting tasks.

  • What you’ll do as a Receptionist
    • Greet & welcome visitors
    • Maintain visitor logbook & visitor badges
    • Answer and direct switchboard calls
    • Manage incoming and outgoing mail
    • Match invoices & packing slips
    • Accounts Payable voucher entry
    • Scanning
    • Filing
    • Maintain office calendar
    • Assist with scheduling meetings
    • Assist with employee and visitor luncheons
  • Receptionist Requirements
    • Telephone skills
    • Professionalism
    • Organization
    • Experience with Microsoft 365
    • Data entry experience
    • Attention to detail
    • High School plus advanced training
    • 2-3 years’ experience
    • Experience with Word & Excel
    • Team Player
    • Good communication skills
  • Company & Division Information

Applied Research Associates, Inc. is an employee-owned international research and engineering company recognized for providing technically superior solutions to complex and challenging problems in the physical sciences. The company, founded in Albuquerque, NM, in 1979, currently employs over 1,800 professionals and continues to grow. ARA offices throughout the United States and Canada provide a broad range of technical expertise in defense technologies, civil technologies, computer software and simulation, systems analysis, environmental technologies, and testing and measurement. The corporation also provides sophisticated technical products for environmental site characterization, pavement analysis, and robotics.

At ARA, employees are our greatest assets. The corporation realizes that employee ownership spawns greater creativity and initiative along with higher performance and customer satisfaction levels. ARA gives its employees the tools, training, and opportunities to take more active roles as owners. The culture is challenging; innovation and experimentation are the norm. Employees are eligible for contributions which not only add to the company’s success, but also their own through the Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP). The motto, “Engineering and Science for Fun and Profit” sums up the ARA experience. For additional information and an opportunity to join this unique workplace, please apply at