AFSCME District Council 36

AFSCME District Council 36


Based in San Diego, CA

Administrative Secretary needed to provide administrative assistance to local labor union supporting the president, executive board and business agent as well as in a variety of areas to labor union members. Example of job duties:

  • answers phones/walk-in inquiries from union members on employment matters;
  • refers requests for representation to Union Steward;
  • orders supplies to ensure sufficient inventory for office and membership meetings;
  • processes vendor payments (QuickBooks) on weekly basis, deposits checks using remote banking device, & interfaces with contracted bookkeeper to ensure contemporaneous accounting records;
  • maintains general office and accounting files;
  • serves a primary liaison to equipment maintenance vendors, IT consultant, property management rep, contracted bookkeeper, and employee benefits vendors;
  • data base entry of new union members & general maintenance on current union members;
  • troubleshoots problems of office equipment/orders maintenance when needed;
  • membership/office meeting preparation and attendance, as well as clerical backup support (meetings held after 5 pm);
  • processes monthly union membership mailings and other mailings;
  • interfaces with main office on all membership data base matters.


  • Minimum of 2 years of community college coursework strongly preferred.
  • Minimum of 5 years of past work experience in an administrative secretary capacity; office management experience a plus.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and work discreetly and professionally with a diverse group of union members and officers.
  • Ability to maintain composure and maturity when working with union members facing discipline or potential termination.
  • Minimum of 50 WPM accurate typing speed.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel; Power Point a plus.
  • Some experience processing accounts payable using QuickBooks a plus but will train.

To Apply:
For consideration, please submit résumé, cover letter to HR, AFSCME District Council 36, 514 Shatto Place, Los Angeles, CA 90020. Email: HR@afscme36.org.

AFSCME District Council 36 is an equal opportunity employer, and strongly encourages all those qualified and interested to apply

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