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Ryder System Administrative Assistant II in MIAMI, Florida

Position Description

As part of the Ryder team, the Administrative Assistant-II position provides administrative support to department staff; may provide specific secretarial support including a full range of administrative duties.


  • High School diploma or GED equivalent is required

  • Minimum of 3 (three) years prior advanced administrative experience

  • Intermediate level skills with MS Word such as including styles, mail merge, tabs, tables, columns and breaks, graphics, fields, headers and footers, working with margins, page orientation, and spelling/grammar

  • Intermediate level skills with MS Excel such as freezing/unfreezing panes, hiding/un-hiding data, setting print titles & page breaks, linking workbooks, creating external links, re-directing links, customizing toolbars & menus, protecting a worksheet, filtering options, and chart formatting options

  • Position requires good command of the English language


  • Proficient customer service and phone etiquette skills

  • Candidate must have the ability to be detailed, proactive, and able to handle multiple tasks in a timely manner

  • Must have the ability to be a team player in assisting others

  • Successful candidate must be able to work with all levels in the organization and have an ability to work independently with little supervision

  • Candidate must also have demonstrated an ability to perform assigned tasks under own initiative and an ability to prioritize and organize

  • Prior knowledge of company procedures and policies is preferred

  • Ability to communicate clearly and accurately

  • Ability to show patience and courtesy when dealing with people

  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing


Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Setting up and typing reports, memos, presentations and correspondence often of a technical and/or confidential nature

  • Compose routine correspondence, sort and distributing daily mail, answer routine inquiries, take messages and directs callers to proper parties, and schedule appointments, meetings and keep manager's calendar

  • Makes travel arrangements, maintain filing system, assist in organizing and expediting flow of work through manager' s office

  • Acts as interface with internal and external customers

  • Resolves routine issues in absence of manager

  • Compiles, researches and tabulates data and may perform some analysis

  • Performs related duties as required

Ryder is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

Job Locations US-FL-MIAMI

Posted Date 1 week ago (12/2/2019 2:27 PM)

Requisition ID 2019-81167

Category Admin Support, Clerical & Service Coordinators

Employment Type Regular - Full Time (4)

Travel Requirements 0-10%

Position Code 9278