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Title:  Senior Business Assistant

Requisition ID:  124018

Claypool, AZ, US, 85532

Category:  Admin Support
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Freeport-McMoRan is a leading international mining company with headquarters in Phoenix, Arizona. We operate large, long-lived, geographically diverse assets with significant proven and probable reserves of copper, gold, and molybdenum. The company has a dynamic portfolio of operating, expansion and growth projects in the copper industry. Freeport-McMoRan is one of the world’s largest publicly traded copper producers, the world’s largest producer of molybdenum and a significant gold producer. We have a long and successful history of conducting our business in a safe, highly efficient and socially-responsible manner.

We have the assets, the talent, the drive and the financial strength to provide attractive and rewarding careers of our employees. We encourage you to take the time to explore the opportunity to advance your career at Freeport-McMoRan.


Under limited supervision, provide a variety of advanced secretarial and administrative support to a President or Vice President.

  • Relieve supervisor(s) of certain administrative duties in daily operations of the department. Compose a wide variety of written documents and correspondence. Prepare and type presentations, memoranda, letters, and reports. Compile statistical data and generate complex financial and operational reports.
  • Set up and maintain complex and often confidential files, databases, records and schedules.
  • Answer telephone calls and provide information to internal and external customers and the general public.
  • Develop and maintain operating policies, procedures, and practices. Interpret established policy and provide information for the resolution of problems.
  • Receive and review incoming mail. Responsible for handling responses to mail or forwarding to supervisor as necessary.
  • Make travel and lodging reservations. Prepare, submit and coordinate travel and expense reports.
  • Arrange venues for meetings and conferences. Prepare meeting agendas. Take, transcribe and distribute minutes of administrative meetings. May attend meetings with or as a representative of their supervisor.


Minimum Requirements:

  • Five (5) years administrative/secretarial experience


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Expert in the use of Outlook scheduling assistant
  • Experience as the responsible person in managing site tours; calendar, transportation, tour guides, Health & Safety processes 
  • Knowledge and experience in reconciliation of purchasing card (P-card) transactions
  • Expert knowledge in administering company policies related to Travel and Entertainment, Concur or similar software, and corporate card management 
  • Experience in the creation of various check requests
  • Strong organizational skills and abilities to distribute production reports

At Freeport, we are committed to providing an employment package that recognizes excellence, rewards value and impact, and encourages safe production. Benefits and compensation are foundational elements of this package, along with career development opportunities, job progression and a culture supported by our core values, among others. Learn more at: FCX Jobs - Working Here



We provide an industry-leading benefits package with some of the lowest cost to employees – offering health, wellness, life insurance, paid time off, retirement savings and more. These benefits are available to you and your dependents starting day one. Our comprehensive benefits program is important to how we support the health and wellness of employees and their families. For further benefits information please click here: Benefits Details



The estimated pay range for this role is currently $25.00 - $34.50/hour. This range reflects base salary only and does not include bonus payments, benefits or retirement contributions. Actual base pay is determined by experience, qualifications, skills and other job-related factors. This role is eligible for additional discretionary and incentive payment considerations based on company and individual performance. More details will be shared during the hiring process.


Safety / Work Conditions:

Candidates will be required to participate in a post-offer, pre-employment medical examination for the following positions which may have essential job duties that can impact both their own safety and the safety of others:

  • Site-based positions, or positions which require unescorted access to site-based operational areas, which are held by employees who are required to receive MSHA, OSHA, DOT, HAZWOPER and/or Hazard Recognition Training; or 
  • Positions which are held by employees who operate equipment, machinery or motor vehicles in furtherance of performing the essential functions of their job duties, including operating motor vehicles while on Company business or travel (for this purpose “motor vehicles” includes Company owned or leased motor vehicles and personal motor vehicles used by employees in furtherance of Company business or while on Company travel).

Equal Opportunity Employer

Nearest Major Market: Payson

Job Segment: Administrative Assistant, Administrative

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