OPEIU Local 29

OPEIU Local 29

Membership Dues Clerk / Administrative Assistant

Based in Oakland, CA


40 hrs. p/week

Office & Professional Employees International Union (OPEIU) is a dynamic, progressive labor union for professional, technical and office clerical workers who recognize the value of having a voice at their work site and the need for social justice.

OPEIU 29 represents members in the greater San Francisco Bay area and throughout California, with its headquarters in Oakland, California.

OPEIU 29 is seeking a Membership Dues Clerk/Administrative Assistant.


  • Posting of all dues: individual, DCO
  • Collections: invoicing
  • Process Per Capita Reports
  • Delinquent/Suspension/Dues Letters
  • Answer Phone Calls/Return Calls
  • Process Withdrawal Cards
  • Mail Receipts
  • New member application processing
  • Mailing new member packets
  • Collect dates for LOA/disability
  • Maintain membership data
  • Process refunds (monthly, quarterly)
  • Review member lists and input adjustments to data system
  • Complete multiple responsibilities daily
  • Written and verbal communications with members, staff and employers
  • Answering incoming telephone calls and retrieving daily messages related to union dues
  • Generate necessary monthly reports as required by the President/Business Manager & Secretary Treasurer
  • Review & prepare spreadsheets
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements include:

  • Experience with posting dues/dco’s, collections, billing correspondence, membership maintenance, processing monthly reports. Must have experience with Access, Excel, Word; proven ability to perform the duties of the position.
  • Strong effective written and verbal skills, ability to manage and prioritize workload, and work independently. Listen and get clarification; respond well to questions; participate in meetings. And be able to approach others in a tactful manner; react well under pressure
  • problem Solving skills to be able to identify and resolve problems in a timely manner. Ability to exercise judgment to solve problems on a case by case situation. Positive, figure-it-out attitude.
  • Organizational Support to be able to follow policies and procedures, complete administrative tasks correctly and timely.
  • Ability to use good judgment on case by case situation; include appropriate people in decision-making process.
  • Attendance/Punctuality: consistently at work and on time.
  • Accountability: Follow instructions; respond to management direction; take responsibility for own actions; complete tasks on time or notify appropriate person with an alternate plan.

Salary and Benefits: Salary depending on experience per collective bargaining agreement, benefits include health, dental, vision, life insurance, and pension.

To Apply:
Please email your résumé, cover letter and list of three references to: munoz@opeiu29.org.

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