Contango Oil and Gas Company
  • 21-Jun-2022 to Until Filled (CST)
  • Operations
  • Powell, WY, USA
  • Full Time

Job Title: Administrative Assistant

Supervisor: Director of Operations

Department: Operations

Location: On site at either the Elk Basin (approx. 20 mi from Powell) or Worland office in Wyoming

Company Profile:

Contango Oil & Gas Company is a Houston based, independent oil and natural gas company. The Company's business is to explore, develop, exploit, produce and acquire crude oil and natural gas properties in the onshore Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico and Rocky Mountain regions of the United States and shallow waters of the Gulf of Mexico ("GOM").


The Administrative Assistant will support two Contango facilities located at Elk Basin and Worland, Wyoming. The position will be on site at either of these facilities, with the potential for travel to the other facility, as needed (est. 5% travel).

Principal Accountabilities


  • Constantly aware / abreast of the office safety, security and environment

Ethics & Compliance

  • Adherence to Contango's Business Principles.
  • Adherence to HSSE policies & standards.
  • Follow guidelines and policies for treating confidential information.
  • Support financial and business controls

Personal leadership

  • Take accountability and demonstrate commitment and ownership
  • Proactive and work independently with minimal direction
  • Team player with good articulation and communication/interpersonal skills
  • Committed to learn the organization and business environment

Job duties

  • Assist the assets in production reporting/accounting.
  • Maintain all aspects of field office administration including mail organization, office supplies, incoming calls, etc.
  • Assist staff in event/meal planning and scheduling
  • Assist the Gas Plant & Field Managers and Wyoming Superintendents in various administrative roles
  • Manage office administration matters to ensure smooth running of the department/facilities with an affordability, cost efficiency mindset
  • Other duties as assigned

What we need from you

  • Must have legal authorization to work in the US on a full-time basis for anyone other than current employer.
  • Minimum of 3 years' administrative work experience. Administrative support experience in the oil and gas industry is a plus.
  • A high school diploma is required, bachelor's degree is preferred.
  • Ability to communicate and establish relationships at all levels.
  • Utmost integrity to work with confidential matters.
  • Demonstrate resourcefulness by independently handling as quickly and competently as possible any unforeseen circumstances as and when they arise.
  • Must be a team player with excellent oral and written English communication and interpersonal skills and exceptional organizing skills.
  • Able to multitask and manage conflicting priorities with a positive attitude.
  • Competent in Microsoft Office/PC savvy, particularly with PowerPoint, Excel and Word
  • Experience working with Maximo is a plus
  • Ability to work on site at either the Elk Basin facility near Powell, Wyoming, or the Worland, WY facility

To Apply:

Complete our employment application and upload your resume to the Careers page of our website at or go directly to our jobs page at

We Offer:

Contango Oil & Gas Company offers competitive salary, cash bonus and long term incentive plans. The Company also offers a comprehensive benefit package which includes medical/dental/vision plans, company paid life and disability insurance, 401(k) retirement plan contribution matching with 100% immediate vesting, paid vacation and sick time, and much more.

International Considerations:

Expatriate assignments will not be considered. Contango Oil & Gas Company regrets that it is unable to sponsor employment Visas for this position.

EEO Statement:

Contango Oil & Gas Company is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, or pregnancy, status as a protected veteran, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access Contango's online application as a result of your disability. Please email or call (405) 252-5709 to request reasonable accommodation(s).

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