Handyman Matters of Portland

Construction Administrative Assistant


Tigard, OR


Part Time

Job Description

Construction experience or at least terminology is needed for this position.

Administrative professionals, are you looking for a way to turn your customer service background and your engaging personality into a challenging and rewarding career? Join our team at Handyman Matters! Over the past 18 years since we were founded, Handyman Matters has become a national leader in the home improvement and home repair services industry by designing our business around the needs of our customers. As we continue to grow, we are looking for highly organized and motivated candidates just like you to serve as Administrative Assistant and Inside Sales Representatives.

In this role, you will take inbound calls from customers and sell our services to them while also coordinating project schedules for our home repair craftsmen. This is a great opportunity for you to apply your skills to a job in which you will face different challenges and solve new problems each and every day.  We offer a chance to work with a national organization that still maintains the flexibility and tight-knit feel of a small business.

If this sounds like the kind of career move you’ve been looking to make, and if you meet our qualifications, we want to talk with you. Contact us today!

Here is just some of what we have to offer: Owner MUST customize. Below are samples only

  • Competitive pay ranging from $18.00 per hour
  • Flexible Schedule
  • Plus more!

Job Responsibilities

As an assistant to the Office Manager you will be responsible for taking inbound customer calls while organizing work and project schedules for our remodeling craftsmen. This will require that you provide customers with information and expert advice on our services, pricing, and availability. You will also provide support for our remodeling craftsmen, helping them to solve a variety of material ordering and scheduling issues as they arise.  

Your specific duties in this role will include:

  • Coordinating the schedule and material ordering processes for multiple remodeling technicians and projects
  • Social Media posts and Website content management
  • Developing letters and articles for mailings to prospective and current clients
  • Returning customers calls as needed and following up with past customers
  • Performing paperwork and filing duties
  • Solving operational issues as they occur

Job Requirements

We are looking for a highly organized and detail-oriented individual, with a strong administrative background. It is important that you know some construction terminology. It is also important that you display excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills, as well as the ability to interact effectively with both customers and our remodeling teams. You will also need strong problem-solving and conflict-resolution skills and the ability to think on your feet on an independent basis.

Specific qualifications for the role include: Owner MUST customize. Below are samples only

  • High school diploma or GED
  • 3-5 years administrative assistant experience
  • Desire and personality to learn inside sales
  • Background scheduling work for others
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Excellent office management skills
  • Solid typing skills; ten-key skills, a plus
  • Great multitasking and prioritization skills
  • Background in construction or a related field, a must
  • Customer-facing experience, a plus
  • Construction Terminology is important


Build a fun and rewarding career with an industry leader!

Apply now!


Handyman Matters of Portland is independently owned and operated by a franchisee. Your application will go directly to the franchisee, and all hiring decisions will be made by the management of that franchise. All inquiries about employment at this franchise should be made directly to the franchisee, and not to Handyman Matters Corporate.

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