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General Services Assistant

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Job ID: 4627


Location: Chicago, IL, United States

Category: Facilities/Office Services

About Kirkland & Ellis

Kirkland & Ellis LLP is a preeminent, full-service law firm with offices around the world and a staff as diverse as the practice areas we support. Our clients range from Fortune 100 companies to medium and small corporations, financial institutions, and private equity firms.  Known for our commitment to excellence, Kirkland strives to provide superior service to our clients as well as our fellow employees. From Information Technology to Human Resources, Paralegal Services to Business Development, Kirkland offers non-attorney professionals challenging careers in a variety of functional areas. Whether starting or growing your career, Kirkland can offer a performance-driven culture filled with bright and innovative teams of co-workers.

Essential Job Functions

The General Services Assistant position requires an individual with excellent customer service skills to work in the central department completing service requests or supporting a floor.  

  • Central Department Support
    • Sort and distribute mail
    • Stock and maintain office supplies including paper, tabs, etc.
    • Receive/check in purchase orders and courier packages at dock
    • Prepare and process courier packages
    • Performs routine clean-up and maintenance of department.
    • Provide assistance to Floor Support Specialists as needed.
    • Other duties as assigned by Management
  • Floor Support
    • Complete interoffice mail rounds.
    • Facilitate service requests from staff on assigned floor.
    • Observe general maintenance of floor (paint, carpet, restrooms, trash, light check, nameplates).
    • Box moves.
    • Assist with office moves and new hire set ups.
    • Maintain toner and paper stock in MFD equipment throughout floor.
    • Complete weekly inventory of supplies and copy paper.
    • Order and restock supplies.
    • Distribute and maintain supplies in satellite service center and corner copy rooms.

Qualifications & Requirements

Ideal candidates will have excellent organizational skills, attention to detail, the ability to complete multiple tasks under pressure and must be able to lift 50 pounds. High school diploma or equivalent is required. 

The shift for this position is 11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

How to Apply

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Equal Employment Opportunity

All employment decisions, including the recruiting, hiring, placement, training availability, promotion, compensation, evaluation, disciplinary actions, and termination of employment (if necessary) are made without regard to the employee’s race, color, creed, religion, sex, pregnancy or childbirth, personal appearance, family responsibilities, sexual orientation or preference, gender identity, political affiliation, source of income, place of residence, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, age, marital status, military veteran status, unfavorable discharge from military service, physical or mental disability, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

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