Mendocino Forest Products Company, LLC

MRC - Administrative Assistant

Job Locations US-CA-Ukiah
Job ID 2021-1894


The Mendocino Family of Companies (Mendocino Forest Products Company, Mendocino Redwood Company, Humboldt Redwood Company, Humboldt Sawmill Company, and Allweather Wood), is a leading manufacturer and distributor of environmentally certified redwood, Douglas-fir, and preservative treated lumber products throughout California and the Western U.S. Our culture is based in environmental stewardship and community support. The company maintains Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC® C013133) certification for its forestlands, manufacturing, and distribution operations.


Mendocino Redwood Company (MRC) is seeking an organized, ambitious, and independent individual to provide support for our team of administrative and financial staff. The right candidate will thrive in a fast-paced environment and learn processes and skills quickly and thoroughly. Must be willing to learn or be knowledgeable of filing, data entry, spreadsheets, quality control, and general business correspondence procedures. Strong time management and interpersonal skills is a must for this position. Successful applicants will work directly with our financial analyst and administrative team who work on several projects at any given time, so this position will often work independently.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Greet visitors and direct appropriately and professionally to their destination within the Companies.
  • Process all intercompany and external mail daily (including retrieval to/from post office as needed).
  • Route incoming mail accordingly.
  • Locates and attaches appropriate file to correspondence to be answered by employer.
  • Prepare outgoing mail including email and faxes as appropriate.
  • Composes, types, and maintains routine correspondence, make copies of correspondence or other printed materials.
  • Provide daily administrative support including greeting visitors, receiving, and making deliveries, arrange conference calls, coordinate office schedules.
  • Organize and maintain various safety documents and information, files correspondence, retrieve data and other records upon request.
  • Answer and direct telephone calls, record messages when necessary.
  • Provide support in preparing purchase orders, maintain relationships with vendors.
  • Organize and maintain file systems and file records.
  • Enters alphabetic, numeric, or symbolic data from source documents into computer following format displayed on screen and enters necessary information.
  • Compares data entered with source documents, or reenters data in verification format on screen to detect errors, compiles, sorts, and verifies accuracy of data that is entered.
  • Inventory, order and maintain supplies, and arrange for equipment maintenance as directed.
  • Assists with researching, compiling, and providing, under guidance; statistical reports, including month-end.
  • Cross train in other timberlands administrative positions


  • One-year certificate from college or technical school; or one-year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Working knowledge of word processing, spreadsheets, basic accounting, internet and outlook software.
  • Must maintain and carry a valid California driver’s license and remain eligible to operate a company vehicle including automobiles and truck in accordance with company policy guidelines.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.

Physical Requirements 

  • While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear.
  • The employee frequently is required to sit. 
  • The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. 
  • Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
  • May work in or around warehouse or production areas.
  • May require leather/rubber gloves, safety shores, hard hat, and safety vest, at times.



Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; looks for ways to improve and promote quality; applies feedback to improve performance; monitors own work to ensure quality.



Meets productivity standards; completes work in timely manner; strives to increase productivity; works quickly.



Balances team and individual responsibilities; exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views; gives and welcomes feedback' contributes to building a positive team spirit; supports everyone's efforts to succeed.


Problem Solving

Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; gathers and analyzes information skillfully; develops alternative solutions; works well in group problem solving situations; uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.


Verbal Communication

Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listens and gets clarification; responds well to questions; demonstrates group presentation skills; participates in meetings.


Written Communication

Writes clearly and informatively; edits work for spelling and grammar; varies writing style to meet needs; presents numerical data effectively; able to read and interpret written information.


Organizational Support

Follows policies and procedures; Completes administrative tasks correctly and on time; supports organization's goals and values.



Displays willingness to make decisions; exhibits sound and accurate judgment; supports and explains reasoning for decisions; includes appropriate people in decision-making process; makes timely decisions; works with integrity and ethically; upholds organizational values.



Follows instructions, responds to management direction; takes responsibility for own actions; keeps commitments; commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals.


Equal Opportunity Employer, Valuing Diversity of our Workforce and Offering a Drug Free Workplace


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