Office Administrator

Joby Aviation

Santa Cruz, CA, USA

Full time

Trucks VC portfolio

Nov 10

Joby Overview

Located in Northern California, the Joby Aviation team has been steadily working toward our goal of providing safe, affordable, fully electric air transportation that is accessible to everyone. Imagine an air taxi that takes off vertically, then quietly and quickly carries you over the congestion below, giving you back that time you’d otherwise spend sitting in traffic. Technology has advanced to the point where designing and operating an all-electric aircraft is completely viable. Our team has been discreetly designing and flight testing this vehicle and is looking for talented individuals to see it through certification and high rate production.


The Office Administrator will manage and oversee the daily operations of our Santa Cruz office. This dynamic role will have many moving pieces and requires flexibility and adaptability. The ideal candidate for this role is a detail-oriented problem solver with a customer first mindset.


  • Greet and welcome guests and ensure that the check-in is handled in accordance with company policy 
  • Organize offices and assist employees in ways that optimize productivity 
  • Responsible for office equipment and supply procurement and inventory controls 
  • Ensure the office environment and resources are conducive to employee productivity 
  • Manage logistics of hosting external visitors and employees from other offices 
  • Onboard new employees and assist with onsite acclimation  
  • Assist in office space planning and procuring office furniture 
  • Support various other departments (health, facilities, HR) requests onsite 
  • Plan office events and create an interactive environment 
  • Schedule and plan meetings and appointments 
  • Resolve office-related malfunctions and respond to requests or issues 
  • Coordinate with other departments to ensure compliance with established policies


  • 3+ years of experience in an office manager or equivalent role with startup experience or small to mid-size engineering companies
  • Proficient in Google Workspace (Gmail, Google Doc, Google Sheets, Google Forms)
  • Must be able to lift, push, pull up to 25 lbs.
  • Shows initiative and ability to work independently with minimal direction
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Proactive, resourceful and have strong attention to detail
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Flexible and comfortable dealing with changes in a dynamic environment
  • Ability to work well with others in a fast-paced collaborative team environment
  • Delegate responsibilities as necessary

Joby Aviation is an Equal Opportunity Employer 


  • Associate’s Degree or equivalent years of experience in Business or Business Administration preferred
  • Savvy in basic IT or windows based software
  • Experience working in an engineering company
  • Experience in office administration

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