Company: Chevron
Skills: Secretarial or Administrative
Experience: 5 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
Employment Type: Full Time Contractor
Location: Bakersfield, California, United States

Chevron is accepting online applications throughFebruary 25that 11:59 p.m. (Pacific Standard Time).

This position reports to the Operations Manager and provides administrative support to the Operations Manager, Operations Superintendent and Operations Advisors. This includes reviewing Operations Manager's e-mail, maintaining manager's calendar, coordinating meetings and special events, arranging domestic travel, composing correspondence, and following up on action items. This position performs assignments with a high level of independence, initiative, discretion, accuracy, and attention to details. As this position also provides administrative support to the Operations Superintendent and Operation Advisors, flexibility in adapting to assignment changes and work schedule is mandatory. Confidentiality in this position is crucial. Advanced proficiency in computer skills is required.

Responsibilities for this position may include but are not limited to:

  • Handle all Operations Manager's, Operation Superintendent and Operations Advisors administrative assistant responsibilities.
  • Manages Operations Manager's calendar in Outlook. Schedules and coordinates logistics for meetings and special events.
  • Reviews and screens manager's e-mail and incoming correspondence, prioritizing items that need immediate attention and assigning action items as appropriate. Composes replies as needed with proper handling of sensitive and classified materials.
  • Coordinates domestic travel logistics. Prepares detailed itineraries. Provides background information on meetings and trips. Assist in tracing and gathering related expenses and compiles expense reports and maintains appropriate documentation.
  • Maintains effective communications with operations leadership team.
  • Ensures requests to the Operations Manager are handled promptly. Ensures action items and deadlines are met for various operation related deliverables.
  • Reviews and screens telephone inquiries and takes initiative to handle calls as appropriate.
  • Handles special projects as requested.
  • Manage logistics of the organization including maintaining accurate organization charts, seating plans, distribution lists, etc
  • Serve as the Group steward to the Identity and Access Management Center of Excellence ensuring email distribution lists are up-to-date and provide security access for shared drives/SharePoint sites. Conduct bi-annual audits to ensure compliance.
  • Effectively represents Operations to a broad array of contacts within SJV and CNAEP. Works well with all levels of the organization and administrative assistants. Maintains effective networks throughout SJV and CNAEP.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 5 years secretarial and administrative experience in providing support to a leadership team.
  • Must be able to handle all activities with high confidentiality and high level of initiative and independence.
  • Demonstrated ability to take initiative, prioritize and meet deadlines. Ability to multi-tasks, anticipate needs and requirements, and follow through
  • Demonstrated strong interpersonal skills. Ability to work cooperatively with all levels of management and peers and can readily adapt to the needs of diverse work groups while remaining calm under pressure.
  • Ability to effectively communicate (written and verbal) at all levels of the organization in order to convey ideas.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to details are crucial.
  • Must possess high knowledge level of various MS office applications in addition to MS Teams, SharePoint, OneNote, Workplace, CTREX, P-Card reconciliation, IAM Portal and -WebEx/video-conferencing
  • Good knowledge of operations structure and departments within SJV

Selection Criteria

  • Administrative Skills - Prior administrative experience providing support to a Manager and Leadership Team highly desired. Proficient in managing calendar and development of correspondence. Ability to use discretion and judgment in handling a high level of confidentiality and sensitive business information. Demonstrated ability to be proactive in handling matters before it arises and adapt to changing needs when priorities shift. Ability to work both independently and collaboratively in team environment.
  • Organizational Skills - Strong organizational skills and attention to detail. Proven ability to manage time effectively and multi-task with limited supervision.
  • Communication Skills - Must have strong written and oral communication skills. Demonstrated strong interpersonal skills. Ability to work cooperatively with and at all levels and adapt readily to the needs of diverse work group
  • Technical Skills - High knowledge level of various MS office applications (Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint and Word) and other administrative processes including but not limited to: MS Teams, SharePoint, One Note, Workplace, CTREX, P-Card reconciliation, IAM Portal and WebEx/video-conferencing.

Relocation Options:

Relocation will not be considered.

International Considerations:

Expatriate assignments will not be considered.

Chevron regrets that it is unable to sponsor employment Visas or consider individuals on time-limited Visa status for this position.

Regulatory Disclosure for US Positions:

Chevron is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breast-feeding and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin or ancestry, age, mental or physical disability (including medical condition), military or veteran status, political preference, marital status, citizenship, genetic information or other status protected by law or regulation.

We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you need assistance or an accommodation, please email us at .

Chevron participates in E-Verify in certain locations as required by law.

Chevron is one of the world’s leading integrated energy companies. Our success is driven by our people and their commitment to get results the right way – by operating responsibly, executing with excellence, applying innovative technologies and capturing new opportunities for profitable growth. Some of our specialties include generating power and produce geothermal energy; investing in profitable renewable energy and energy efficiency solutions; and developing the energy resources of the future, including researching advanced biofuels.


Our diverse and highly skilled workforce consists of approximately 64,700 employees, including more than 3,200 service station employees. At Chevron, we’re focused on safely delivering the energy needed to power human and economic progress worldwide. But how do we do that when harnessing fossil fuels can be inherently risky? To meet these challenges, Chevron has spent more than 20 years expanding systems that support a culture of safety and environmental stewardship that strives to achieve unequaled performance and prevent all serious incidents and fatalities. We call this Operational Excellence, and it drives everything we do. 


Diversity & Inclusion

We’re committed to reflecting in our workforce the rich diversity of cultures and racial and ethnic backgrounds in the communities where we live and work. We’re also devoted to encouraging a diversity of ideas.


Diversity is one of the cornerstones of our values, which we call The Chevron Way. The Chevron Way states:


“We learn from and respect the cultures in which we work. We value and demonstrate respect for the uniqueness of individuals and the varied perspectives and talents they provide. We have an inclusive work environment and actively embrace a diversity of people, ideas, talents and experiences.”


As a core value, diversity is critical to developing a talented, high-performing workforce needed for ongoing business success. The Chevron Way’s focus on people has helped establish a culture that attracts, develops and retains more diverse talent.


We Support Career & Personal Development

We value the importance of managing work/life priorities by offering flexible work schedules, on-site child care at some facilities, adoption assistance, dual-career couple support, scholarships and tuition reimbursement.


At Chevron, you’ll find a workplace committed to your professional development. You’ll receive support and tools to create your own career path, including education assistance support which pays up to 75% of the cost (including tuition, textbooks, lab fees, and registration and administration fees) for approved courses. To strengthen organizational capability, we develop our employees’ and contractors’ skills and experience through our Invest in People strategy. As part of this strategy, discussions focused on continually improving individual performance are held between managers and employees.




Chevron placed 3rd in the 2019 Rigzone Ideal Employer Rankings -  find out more here.