SEIU Local 1000

SEIU Local 1000

Secretary, Range A
Administrative Department

Based in Sacramento, CA


SEIU Local 1000 is a cutting-edge union representing 96,000 California state employees and is recruiting a Secretary to work in its Administrative Department in Sacramento, California. The Administrative Department is a fast paced work environment that requires excellent organizational and administrative skills. This position provides administrative support to the Vice Presidents of SEIU Local 1000.

DUTIES: The secretary performs the full range of difficult and responsible secretarial duties including, but not limited to, the following:

  • Types in draft or final form on either computers, typewriters or word processors from notes, handwritten materials or transcription using correct form.
  • Records and prepares minutes from meetings.
  • Prepares responses to routine correspondence.
  • Acts as administrative aide to assigned staff.
  • Handles meeting arrangements and reservations.
  • Operates a telephone console, taking messages and/or directing calls to the appropriate extension.
  • Processes various forms and applications and responds to members’ inquiries.
  • Establishes and maintains complex filing systems.
  • Prepares tables, charts and graphs and assists in compiling and tabulating statistical data.
  • Handles routine copying and distribution of materials.
  • Knowledge of a variety of software application programs.
  • Performs other related duties as required.


  • Education: Equivalent to completion of the 12th grade.
  • Experience: Two (2) years of experience at Local 1000 performing duties as a secretary, or three (3) years of experience in a responsible secretarial position.
  • Other: Proficiency in typing of 55 to 65 words a minute.

How to Apply:
to submit your information including a cover letter and résumé.

Cover letters should describe your qualifications, experience and career goals, as well as a brief description of why you want to work to realize Local 1000’s vision for building a strong union.

SEIU is committed to building a diverse workforce.

We offer excellent benefits, including paid health benefits for employee and family, liberal paid time off and competitive salary. All applicants must be able to furnish proof of authorization to work in the United States.

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