WSLC seeks receptionist/support staff for Seattle office

CORRECTION: Applications for this position are due by Friday, Jan. 22. The start date is Feb. 1.

SEATTLE (Jan. 20, 2016) — The Washington State Labor Council, AFL-CIO is looking for a full-time receptionist/special projects support staff for its Seattle office.

The WSLC is looking for applicants with a strong commitment to the principles and values of the labor movement. The successful candidate will possess a range of skills including familiarity with Microsoft Office programs (especially Word, Outlook, Excel and Access), the operation of various office equipment (e.g., copiers, fax machines, scanners), filing and organizational skills. A willingness to learn and take on new tasks is essential, as is the ability to work independently and productively. Experience with graphic design programs is a plus, as is experience in a legislative or campaign environment, and bilingualism.

Responsibilities include front office reception duties, direct support for political and field staff, filing monthly, quarterly, and annual Public Disclosure Commission reports, and other support tasks.

The WSLC is a union shop with membership in OPEIU Local 8. The position’s competitive wages plus health care and retirement benefits are in accordance with the OPEIU Local 8 Master Trade Section collective bargaining agreement.

The hours are Monday through Friday, from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. (7 hours per day/negotiable start and end times) at the WSLC Seattle office, 321 16th Ave. South. The start date is Feb. 1, 2016, or as soon as possible thereafter.

Application Instructions: Request an application via email from Kamaria Hightower at khightower@wslc.org. Applications will be accepted until Wednesday, Jan. 27, Friday, Jan. 22, and interviews will begin on Monday, Jan. 25.

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