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Greater Nashville Regional Council

Front Desk Receptionist

Greater Nashville Regional Council


Job Summary

GNRC was established in 1965 by the TN General Assembly as an association of local governments empowered to convene local and state leaders for the purposes of planning and programming state and federal investments into a range of social services and public infrastructure. GNRC serves as the region’s federally-recognized Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO), Area Agency on Aging and Disability (AAAD), and Economic Development District (EDD). More information is available at GNRC.org.

The Greater Nashville Regional Council (GNRC) is seeking a full-time receptionist for the organization’s front desk. This position will greet, assist, and provide direction and information to clients, visitors, and other guests of the organization. This position serves as a member of GNRC’s Administrative Support team.

Job Responsibilities

As Receptionist, the selected candidate will be responsible for the following duties:

  • Greet clients, visitors, and guests and determine the purpose of each person’s visit;
  • Answer, screen, and direct phone calls to agency staff, takes messages as necessary;
  • Receive and distribute documents, packages, and courier deliveries and delivers;
  • Provide support for meetings including set up of meeting rooms, AV equipment, and meeting materials;
  • Perform administrative and clerical support tasks including filing, data entry, and recordkeeping; and
  • Carryout other assignments and special projects as assigned by the GNRC Manager of Office and Administrative Services.


Qualifications: High school diploma or equivalent required; post-secondary training preferred and minimum of six months experience in office administration, customer-facing experience preferred. The ideal candidate will have excellent verbal and written communication skills, excellent interpersonal and customer service skills, basic understanding of administrative and clerical procedures and systems.

Required Technology Skills: Knowledge of Adobe Acrobat and Microsoft Office 365, including Outlook, Word, and Excel. Familiarity with basic office technology including copiers, audio visual set up and operations.

Physical Requirements: Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at a time.

Additional Information


Compensation:  The minimum starting salary is $40,000 and will be based on experience and qualifications.

Benefits: GNRC offers a fully paid pension through the Tennessee Consolidated Retirement System and provides a dollar for dollar match to a 401k up to 3% of gross salary.  Inquire for more information about benefits. GNRC also offers State of TN insurance such as Health, Dental, Vision, Life, and Disability plans

How to Apply

If interested please apply at http://www.gnrc.org/jobs

Position open until filled.

GNRC is an EOE, AA Employer


  • Date Posted: April 25, 2023
  • Type: Full-Time
  • Job Function: Administrative
  • Service Area: Government
  • Salary Range: 40,000+
  • Working Hours: 8:00am-4:30pm