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Office Assistant

Job ID:  8169

Lemmon, SD, US, 57638-1242

Date posted:  Nov 11, 2022
Employment Type:  Hourly
Schedule:  Part Time
Job ID:  8169

CHS Inc. is a leading global agribusiness owned by farmers, ranchers and cooperatives across the United States that provides grain, food and energy resources to businesses and consumers around the world. We serve agriculture customers and consumers across the United States and around the world.  Most of our 10,000 employees are in the United States, but today we have employees in 19 countries. At CHS, we are creating connections to empower agriculture.


CHS is looking for an enthusiastic office assistant to join our team. You’ll play a crucial role as the face and first point of contact for our organization. Other responsibilities include answering phone calls, stock additions, filing, billing animal health and feed, account receivable and other duties as assigned. The ideal candidate will have computer, communication, and office skills. If you are looking for a great part time opportunity with a flexible schedule to support our Lemmon, SD location we’d love to talk with you.


  • Complete general administrative duties on time with high quality.
  • Answer incoming phone calls, greet and assist visitors, and direct patrons to appropriate personnel.
  • Set up customer contracts, process invoices, transfer documents and perform accurate data entry into various systems.
  • Collect direct payments, reconcile credit card receipts, and prepare deposits.
  • Assemble and maintain files including accurately entering all information, keeping files updated and maintaining complete electronic file documentation.
  • Order office supplies and maintain a clean office.
  • Schedule meetings, arrange facilities, logistics and catering and distribute meeting information.
  • Provide clear communication with location managers, board members, and patrons.
  • Prioritize work to meet all required timelines. 
  • Maintain a full understanding of company products and services.
  • Work with sensitive material and maintain highest level of confidentiality and integrity.
  • Maintain and promote a strong safety culture and follow all safety policies, procedures and regulations. Identify and communicate workplace hazards and correct or seek assistance in correcting unsafe actions or conditions.
  • Perform other duties as needed or assigned.

Minimum Qualifications (required)

  • 1+ years of experience in Office and Facilities Services
  • 1+ years of experience in Administrative Support
  • High School diploma or GED

Additional Qualifications

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Basic math skills
  • Ability to work extended hours during peak seasons to meet business needs
  • Ability to travel occasionally
  • Farming background or agriculture/fertilizer experience, preferred
  • Familiarity with accounting software, preferred
  • Pre-employment screening is based on the job requirements and industry guidelines and may or may not be required for the position. If required, selected candidates must pass pre-employment screenings to include all or a combination of drug, criminal, motor vehicle check, physical requirements and FMSCA Clearinghouse.

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to sit, stand, push, and pull frequently
  • Ability to lift up to 20 lbs
  • Ability to speak frequently

CHS offers a competitive compensation package. Benefits include Paid Vacation and a Volunteer Day. If eligibility requirements are met, you may participate in 401K, Match Company Funded Pension, Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, and Health Insurance according to ASA guidelines.

CHS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.