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Title:  Secretary

Requisition ID:  44346

Green Valley, AZ, US, 85622

Category:  Admin Support

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.


Provide a variety of secretarial and clerical support to assigned unit or department.

  • Type drafts, proofread edited copy and prepare various final documents including letters, orders, warrants, requisitions, reports, forms, narratives, judgments, resolutions, bulletins, bid packages, work orders, cash advances, invoices and training materials
  • Copy and collate materials for distribution and/or records storage
  • Collect and maintain departmental attendance records
  • Serve as receptionist: greet and direct visitors; answers, screen and direct telephone calls
  • Gather essential information and provide general assistance to callers/visitors
  • Open, sort and distribute mail
  • Record and distribute materials, document and payment received from visitors or incoming mail, to appropriate department personnel
  • Maintain various computerized and paper files
  • Inventory and order supplies and equipment
  • Arrange for the repair and servicing of office equipment
  • Perform other duties as required


Minimum Qualifications:

  • One (1) year of Secretarial/Clerical experience, including contact with the general public and demonstration of customer service skills
  • Solid computer skills in office word processing, email, spreadsheet and presentation applications
  • Basic knowledge of general office procedures, methods and equipment
  • Ability to prepare and maintain accurate records, reports and files
  • Able to use a variety of computer software, including word processing, database and spreadsheet applications (Microsoft Office Suite)
  • Ability to handle multiple projects
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
  • Ability to develop and maintain awareness of occupational hazards and safety precautions
  • Skilled in following safety practices and recognizing hazards


Preferred Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or GED
  • Experience with SAP
  • Experience with mobile device configuration and basic troubleshooting



  • Ability to understand and apply verbal and written work and safety-related instructions and procedures given in English
  • Ability to communicate in English with respect to job assignments, job procedures, and applicable safety standards
  • Must be able to work in a potentially stressful environment
  • Position is in busy, non-smoking office
  • Location requires mobility in an office environment
  • Occasionally work will be performed in a mine or manufacturing plant or outdoor setting, which may include exposure to extremes in temperature and humidity, moving mechanical parts, risk of electrical shock, toxic chemicals, explosives, fumes or airborne particles
  • Must be able to frequently sit, stand and walk
  • Must be able to frequently lift and carry up to ten (10) pounds
  • Personal protective equipment is required when performing work in an outdoor or plant environment, including hard hat, hearing protection, safety glasses, safety footwear, and other protective equipment as required
  • Freeport-McMoRan promotes a drug/alcohol-free work environment through the use of mandatory pre-employment drug testing and on-going random drug testing as allowed by state laws

Freeport-McMoRan has reviewed the jobs at its various office and operating sites and determined that many of these jobs require employees to perform essential job functions that pose a direct threat to the safety or health of the employees performing these tasks or others.  Accordingly, the Company has designated the following positions as safety-sensitive:

  • 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); or
  • Positions which Freeport-McMoRan has designated as safety sensitive positions in the applicable job or position description and which upon further review continue to be designated as safety-sensitive based on an individualized assessment of the actual duties performed by a specifically identified employee.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veteran/Disability

Nearest Major Market: Tucson

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