Southern Company Administrative Assistant - Corporate Security in Atlanta, Georgia

Administrative Assistant - Corporate Security


Administrative Assistant – Corporate Security

Summary of Position

This position will report to the Corporate Security Compliance Manager and provide administrative support to the compliance and investigative teams, including the Corporate Security Investigations Managers. Duties including arranging travel, timekeeping for the work group, updates to employee data following promotions/titles, meeting planning, expense statements, telephone messaging, correspondence, project tracking, filing, ordering supplies, mail distribution and processing and assistance on special projects. This position will also serve as backup to the lead administrative assistant.


  • High School Diploma required.College degree preferred.

Job Experience

  • 3-5 years administrative assistant experience

  • Experience supporting multiple managers and staff

Job Knowledge

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and Access plus the ability to quickly learn other Southern Company internal programs.

  • Previous experience keeping employee time and updating/managing databases.

  • General knowledge of utility operations, Southern Company and Georgia Power organization a plus.

Job Skills

  • Speed, accuracy, proficiency, initiative and consistency are essential to success.

  • Excellent organizational skills and professional oral and written communication skills required.

  • Ability to manage multiple and shifting priorities and deadlines.

  • Good judgment and ability to solve problems and work with minimal direction or in absence of direct supervision when required.

  • Ability to professionally handle confidential information.

Behavioral Attributes

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and must be a team player.

  • Strong work ethic.

  • Self-directed with strong follow-up skills.

  • Energetic, enthusiastic and must exhibit initiative and strong teamwork qualities.

  • Best candidate will be someone who is flexible and willing to go the extra mile for the team’s success when needed.

Subject to the Georgia Power Company Smoke Free Workplace Policy: You must be free from all tobacco products (including but not limited to cigarettes, cigars, pipes, chew, snuff, patch and/or gum), at least six months prior to applying for this position.

Georgia Power is an investor-owned, tax-paying utility that serves 2.4 million customers in all but four of Georgia's 159 counties. The largest of four electric utilities that make up Southern Company, Georgia Power, has been providing electricity to Georgia for more than a century at rates well below the national average. With 4.4 million customers and more than 42,000 megawatts of generating capacity, Atlanta-based Southern Company (NYSE: SO) is the premier energy company serving the Southeast. A leading U.S. producer of electricity, Southern Company owns Alabama Power, Georgia Power, Gulf Power, Mississippi Power, Southern Nuclear, Southern Power, SouthernLINC Wireless and Southern Telecom. Southern Company also has a growing competitive generation company. Southern Company brands are known for excellent customer service, high reliability and retail electric prices below the national average. Southern Company is consistently listed among the top U.S. electric service providers in customer satisfaction by the American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI).

Southern Company is an equal opportunity employer where an applicant's qualifications are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other basis prohibited by law.

Job Field: Administrative & Clerical

Job Type: Standard

Primary Location: Georgia-Metro Atlanta-Atlanta

Operating Company: Georgia Power Company

Job Type: Standard

Travel (Up to...): No

Union Covered: No

Work Location(s):

Georgia Power Headquarters - 241 Ralph McGill Blvd. NE (241ATLANTA)

241 Ralph McGill Blvd. NE

Atlanta, 30308

Req ID: GPC2006059