RSK Group plc

  • Assistant Receptionist and Archivist

    Contract Type
  • Overview

    The RSK Group is a dynamic, multidisciplinary environmental consultancy and services provider servicing a wide range of property, manufacturing, oil, gas and energy clients. Since 1989, our philosophy has remained the same: employ, develop and retain talented people. Working for RSK is an opportunity to evolve as a professional, to innovate and to make a difference.

    Our success is founded on the talent of our employees, so we recognise the importance of personal growth, encouragement and earned rewards. As a company, we want you to share in our achievements and we want to be a conduit for your success.

    We are now looking for an assistant receptionist and archivist to join the team on a part time basis in our Bristol office. The hours of work are Monday to Friday - 10:00 – 14:00


    Assistant Receptionist and Archivist – Bristol


    Reception Responsibilities:

    The assistant receptionist is responsible for operation of the Reception Desk including greeting visitors, answering incoming external calls, fielding visitors and caller’s queries, managing the main incoming phone and placing calls. The Receptionist is responsible for the overall presentation, appearance and upkeep of the Reception area and for the general conduct of the Reception in a manner in keeping with RSK’s corporate requirements.


    The Receptionist role extends to wider responsibilities including:

    • Maintaining meeting room calendar and organising lunches/refreshments
    • Post
    • Booking accommodation
    • Any additional administrative support as required

    GIAS: Ground Investigation Archive System



    Structural Soils recently developed an online, map based Geographic Information System (GIS) that provides access to our historical ground investigation reports. The archive is not yet complete, but currently holds records of ~ 11,000 projects dating from 1964 to 2015.GIAS enables our staff to search and download our historical records. These records are used to support our business in a number of ways, such as assisting in the design of new ground investigation works or for marketing purposes.We have need for an archivist that will help us continue the digitisation of our historical archive and bring this unique dataset fully up to date. The task will then continue to maintain the database as new reports are created.The successful candidate will need to extract relevant data such as site location and client details from historical paper reports in a logical and comprehensive fashion and enter these onto the company database system. The ability to check the quality and accuracy of data entry – both their own and that of others - is necessary. A rigorous approach to detail and ability to complete repetitive tasks without losing focus will be important. Training in the full archiving methodology and use of relevant software will be provided by the Structural Soils Data Management Team alongside mentoring and support throughout the archiving process.



    Desired Experience:

    • Previous reception/administration experience would be an advantage but not essential
    • Sound understanding of Microsoft Office, particularly Word and Excel
    • Polite and professional telephone manner
    • Team player, with the ability to pick things up quickly
    • Strong organisational skills


    • Contributory Pension Scheme
    • A flexible benefits programme including the option to buy additional holidays, childcare vouchers and private health care.

    All candidates applying for positions with RSK Group must be eligible to work in the UK/European Economic Area.



    Candidates should confirm this when applying with their CV and covering letter. RSK is committed to our Corporate Responsibility strategy. We seek to minimise our impact on the environment; to engage positively with the community and education groups; to provide a safe and supportive atmosphere in which to work; and to promote Corporate Responsibility throughout our supply chain. 



    For more information please call 0117 300 4280.


    RSK Group Ltd is an Equal Opportunities Employer. 


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