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Kelly Services Receptionist/Switchboard in Chelmsford, Massachusetts

At Kelly ® Professional & Industrial, we’re passionate about helping you find a job that works for you. We’re seeking an Receptionist/Switchboard to work at a company in Chelmsford, M. With us, it’s all about finding the job that’s just right.

Hours 7:00am–3:30pm

Pay Rate: $17 per hour

Responsibilities for a Receptionist/Switchboard:

  • Process light incoming and internal telephone and in person traffic.

  • Greet visitors to the facility and assist them in contacting the proper party.

  • Advise visitors of safety regulations, ensure that visitors sign in and out, verify identification and assign badges.

  • Maintain badge logs, advising security of need to activate and deactivate.

  • Backup to facility manager to submit maintenance requests forwarded by employees.

  • Update / maintain contractor safety database • Assign training / track completion / escalate incomplete training

  • Create PO’s and Order supplies

  • Back up shipping function occasionally

  • Site conference room and kitchenette concierge

  • Maintenance of good attendance/on time arrival is a condition of employment and an essential function of the role

  • Effective receptionist skills, techniques and demeanor.

  • Ability to make appropriate and effective use of oral and written English to communicate, cooperate and negotiate with diverse individuals and groups. •

  • Ability to engage in cooperative and responsible behavior, which affects the operation of the department and the company in a positive manner. •

  • Strong organizational skills

  • The ability to multi-task and to efficiently complete a series of tasks with minimal instruction.

  • Schedules meeting rooms

  • Answers and transfers calls from all over the United States.

  • Participates enthusiastically in company and community service events.

  • Performs light Administrative duties.

  • Builds professional relationships with customers and other teams.

  • Assists Administration or any other team when needed for various tasks (envelope labels, compiling manuals, etc).

  • Performs other duties as assigned


  • High school level education.

  • Minimum of three years of administrative experience.

  • Computer operation and data entry skills.

  • Software experience to include Microsoft Office and Outlook. SAP and Workday desirable.

  • Perform in a senior level capacity to create and maintain a professional image of the company by providing prompt, courteous and efficient service to visitors, guest employees, telephone callers, taking and relaying messages.

  • There is no extensive walking, standing or lifting. No lifting at all. Someone with experience in call center or receptionist.

  • Dress Code is Business casual. No tennis shoes allowed!

Parking is free

What happens next

Once you apply, you’ll proceed to next steps if your skills and experience look like a good fit. But don’t worry—even if this position doesn’t work out, you’re still in our network. That means all of our recruiters will have access to your profile, expanding your opportunities even more.

Helping you discover what’s next in your career is what we’re all about, so let’s get to work. Apply to be an Receptionist/Switchboard today!

Get a complete career fit with Kelly ® .

You’re looking to keep your career moving onward and upward, and we’re here to help you do just that. Our staffing experts connect you with top companies for opportunities where you can learn, grow, and thrive. Jobs that fit your skills and experience, and most importantly, fit right on your path of where you want to go in your career.

About Kelly ®

At Kelly, we’re always thinking about what’s next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, we’re a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly Services is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We welcome, value, and embrace diversity at all levels and are committed to building a team that is inclusive of a variety of backgrounds, communities, perspectives, and abilities. At Kelly, we believe that the more inclusive we are, the better services we can provide. Requests for accommodation related to our application process can be directed to Kelly’s Human Resource Knowledge Center. Kelly complies with the requirements of California’s state and local Fair Chance laws. A conviction does not automatically bar individuals from employment.