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Affiliate: AFSCME District Council 57
Location:Oakland, CA
Posting Date:July 06, 2017

AFSCME Local Unions in Northern California are joined together in AFSCME District Council 57 to provide professional field representation, coordinated contract campaigns, political action and organizing. The Local Unions affiliated with AFSCME District Council 57 represent more than 20,000 public sector workers in 23 Local Unions. Members in affiliated Local Unions work for county governments, cities, school districts, special governmental districts and transportation agencies.

Position: Secretary Posting Close Date: July 10, 2017

2150 River Plaza Drive, Suite 275
Sacramento, CA 95833

Hours: Part-Time 25 hours per week
Monday-Friday 9:00am to 2:30 pm
(five hour daily shifts & unpaid lunch)

Our ideal candidate will be proactive in providing administrative support to various staff and local leadership. The position requires the ability to be able to organize work, interact effectively and positively with others and have the ability to communicate verbally and in writing. Must have exceptional self-direction and possess the ability to handle an environment that is fast paced and periodically deadline driven. You must be able to multitask with a strong knowledge of various social media such as Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Tumblr, Flickr, Web Posting and Email Blasting etc. Candidate will maintain the integrity of the Council database by ensuring data quality and accuracy.


  • Provide varied secretarial and office administrative assistance to local union officers, members, supervisory and field staff in various locations.

  • Organizing work, setting priorities, meeting critical deadlines and following up on assignments.

  • Using initiative and independent judgment within established guidelines.

  • Inputting, maintaining and constructing accurate membership data and reports.

  • Composing correspondence independently or from brief instructions as well as proofing for accuracy.

  • Organizing and maintaining accurate files, records, spreadsheets and databases.

  • Taking accurate and concise telephone messages.

  • Develops and maintains spreadsheets, and other related reports, by allocating, posting and verifying entries.

  • Operating standard office equipment, such as personal computers, laptops, various software, projectors, multi-line

    telephone equipment, copiers, folding machines and postage meters.

  • Managing incoming and outgoing communication as assigned.

  • Monthly and or occasional travel to satellite offices may be required to complete assignments and possibly

    other office secretarial assignments.

  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Excellent verbal, written and analytical skills.

  • Demonstrated proficient knowledge of Office 2013 (emphasis on Excel and Access). Internet Explorer 10


  • Ability to work with minimum supervision.

  • Excellent organizational skills.

  • Highly motivated self-starter.

  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize and manage multiple assignments.

  • Ability to use the internet for information collection and research.

Other Requirements:
  • The position requires the possession of and continuance of a valid California driver’s license.

  • Ability to pass pre-employment testing and or background check.

Please submit a cover letter, resume to the attention of Danielle Dixon at AFSCME District Council 57, 80 Swan Way Suite #110 Oakland CA, 94621-1438, or to danielle.dixon@ca.afscme57.org or by fax to 510-777-7685. No Phone Calls Please. 

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