Date:  Mar 29, 2024

Houston, TX, US, 77024

Job Function:  Administration
Requisition Number:  4563

Title:  Receptionist

The Opportunity 

  • Receptionist at a Growth-Oriented Energy Company
  • You will enjoy exposure and visibility to all levels of the organization and have the opportunity to gain insight about each of the different functions
  • You will get to interact with our friendly staff at our 100-person headquarters office on a daily basis
  • Includes a comprehensive benefits package
  • You will be able to maintain a work/life balance with little to no overtime outside of our core business hours from 8am – 5pm, Monday through Friday
  • Reporting to the Office Manager, you will be providing front office oversight as well as exemplary support to our Houston office employees and visitors


Key Activities include:  

  • Greet visitors in a professional and friendly manner
  • Answer and direct phone calls, take messages as necessary
  • Manage incoming and outgoing mail and packages daily
  • Validate parking for guests and assist with parking arrangements
  • Update the office security badge system and provide quarterly audits
  • General front lobby upkeep, resetting conference rooms after meetings
  • Submit timely Concur expense reports
  • Assist with processing office invoices
  • Ship letters and packages using FedEx, USPS, and UPS services
  • Act as liaison with appropriate building personnel to address office concerns, including work orders and parking management


Office Supplies and Inventory Management:

  • Monitor and restock kitchen supplies, including employee snacks and beverages
  • Manage inventory of office and kitchen supplies; place orders as needed

Event Planning:

  • Assist in planning and organizing company events, including holiday parties and employee gatherings
  • Assist with setting up conference rooms and event spaces

Calendar Management:

  • Maintain and update calendars for office conference rooms and common areas
  • Schedule appointments and meetings as requested

Administrative Support:

  • Provide backup support to Executive Assistant and Office Manager as needed
  • Collaborate with team members to ensure smooth office operations
  • Keep track of all supply costs and maintain spreadsheets for cost comparisons
  • Handle highly confidential information with discernment
  • Update company-wide SharePoint to include upcoming events, employee spotlights, document uploads, and more
  • Create and distribute electronically quarterly employee newsletters
  • Assist with other duties, as assigned

Note: This description is intended to give you a general overview of the position, additional responsibilities and opportunities may be identified based on current business needs.



To meet the basic qualification for this role, you will have legal authorization to work permanently in the United States for any employer without requiring a visa transfer or visa sponsorship. To be a good fit for the Receptionist opportunity, you will have: 

  • A high school diploma or a GED equivalent required
  • Minimum one year of experience in office administration required
  • Minimum three years of experience in a professional work environment required
  • Demonstrated creativity in office events or social gatherings required
  • Intermediate ability with MS Office Suite applications, particularly Outlook email and calendaring, PowerPoint, Sharepoint and Excel
  • Strong spelling, punctuation, and grammar skills
  • Advanced attention to detail, organization, and interpersonal skills
  • The ability to multitask and support multiple leaders, tasks, and projects
  • The ability to keep information confidential
  • Ability and willingness to work in the headquarters office in City Centre, Houston, Texas Monday to Friday 8am – 5pm


Keys to Success 

Additional competencies and work approach that describe a successful candidate: 

  • Excellent interpersonal skills with a professional and approachable demeanor
  • The ability to work effectively with multiple levels and titles, and internal and external contacts
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills; active listening
  • The ability to earn trust and a commitment to confidentiality
  • The ability to plan, document and complete work with minimal supervision
  • A self-motivated approach to learning, developing skills and performing your role
  • Excellent organization, prioritization, multitasking and time management skills
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills; the ability to think on your feet
  • The ability to work independently and as an effective team member
  • A sense of urgency, commitment to deadlines and strong follow-up skills
  • A strong work ethic and “can-do” attitude whether taking on basic or complex tasks


About Us 

At Par Pacific, we own and operate market-leading energy and infrastructure businesses in logistically-complex markets. We have built a team of oil and gas industry veterans and subject matter experts to lead our organization with an entrepreneurial spirit and a collaborative, problem solving approach. We bring our diverse strengths and motivation to complex markets where we seek out diamonds in the rough. As a nimble, growing organization, we actively pursue new opportunities with corporate financing know-how, respond to local market demands, and adapt to changing external environments.


More Good Reasons to work for Par Pacific

Unique Culture 

There is nothing ordinary about Par Pacific -- a niche player in the energy space. And there's certainly nothing ordinary about Par Pacific people. We are driven, hardworking, entrepreneurial-minded professionals that love to win. If that describes you, you'll fit right in. 


Location, Location, Location 

Because Par Pacific operates in some of the most beautiful places throughout the country, our employees get to make these places their home and enrich their lives. The office where you'll work is in the CityCentre in Houston, Texas It's a vibrant area of the city with plenty of places for lunch or to wind down after work.


Opportunistic growth strategy 

At Par Pacific, we look for operations with strong fundamentals and great employees who can move a business forward. Our management team has deep experience in the energy industry, as well as in leading mergers, acquisitions, and integrations of newly acquired companies. 


Excellent compensation and benefits 

In addition to a competitive salary, we offer a strong comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental and vision insurance, a robust allotment of paid time off, a 401(k) with company match, retirement savings plans, educational reimbursement, and more. Full-time employees (and their families) are offered medical (with prescription coverage), dental, vision, voluntary critical illness, accident, life/AD&D insurance, Flexible Spending Account and Employee Assistance Program.  Employees can purchase company stock at discounted prices through the Employee Stock Purchase Program. 


Our Headquarters

Par Pacific Holdings, Inc., based in Houston, Texas, owns, manages and maintains interests in energy and infrastructure businesses. We are a growing energy company focused on renewable and conventional fuels in the Western United States. Par Pacific also owns 46% of Laramie Energy, LLC, a natural gas production company with operations and assets concentrated in Western Colorado.  Our common stock is publicly traded on the NYSE under the trading symbol "PARR".  


Our Refineries and Logistics Operations 

We own and operate refineries in Hawaii, Montana, Washington, and Wyoming, with total operating throughput capacity of over 218 Mbpd. Par Pacific owns and operates one of the largest energy networks in Hawaii with 94,000 bpd of operating refining capacity, a logistics system supplying the major islands of the state and 90 retail locations. In the Pacific Northwest and the Rockies, Par Pacific owns and operates 124,000 bpd of combined refining capacity, related multimodal logistics systems,  


Our Retail Operations 

We own and operate 90 retail locations in Hawaii under the Hele and 76 brands and 33 retail locations in Washington and Idaho under the nomnom brand.




Note: Par Pacific will not accept calls from third-party recruiters. All candidates are required to apply through this web posting.  


Par Pacific is an equal opportunity employer. Par Pacific prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type and affords equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status,genetic information or any other status protected by applicable law.  

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