Local 36 Office Manager Position
The Local 36 Office Manager position essentially ensures the smooth running of the Union office on a day-to-day basis. This includes organizing and coordinating office administration and procedures, in order to ensure organizational effectiveness, efficiency and safety. You must have a Highschool Diploma; a college degree is preferred but not essential. We are looking for someone who has good letter writing dexterity with spelling, grammar, and editing skills, an attention to detail and excellent verbal and written communication abilities.
We are looking for an energetic professional who enjoys working with the public and in a teamwork environment. One who doesn't mind wearing multiple hats and is experienced in handling a wide range of administrative and executive support related tasks. It is essential that you can work independently with little or no supervision. You will need to be well organized, flexible and enjoy the administrative challenges of supporting an office of diverse personalities.
This position is responsible for maintaining intra-office communication protocols, able to learn and continue with current administrative procedures, handle inventory control, have an affinity for multitasking and enjoy working in a lively and unpredictable environment. You must be able to go back to a task after multiple interruptions throughout the day.
We are looking for someone with proven office management, administrative or assistant experience together with a working knowledge of management responsibilities, systems and procedures. Excellent time management skills and a high ability to multitask and prioritize work with an attention to detail and be able to problem solve.
You must have the ability to follow through on a multitude of tasks that come up on a daily basis and update as well as create tracking methods, so items don’t get lost. You will be the point person for, mailing, shipping, maintaining supplies, office equipment maintenance, the local bills and any errands that may come up.
We cannot stress the importance of being able to multitask and prioritize time sensitive items while taking care of members needs that “drop in”. You must understand that you have many “bosses” to answer to from the Local 36 Business Manager, Agent and all union officers to each Local 36 member that comes into the office. It is important that you can maintain a professional attitude and attire.
Specific Requirements and Duties will include:
(Listed alphabetically not by priority)
You must be able to pass a background check!
Accounting – a working knowledge of accounting
Payables and Receivables
Payroll – experience with QuickBooks
Proficiency in MS Office
This is really a summary of duties to give the applicant an idea of what is expected on a daily, monthly and yearly basis, but is not all inclusive!
All applicants must apply by February 19, 2020. If your resumé is chosen you will be contacted by either email or phone so please make sure you include both when sending your cover letter, resumé and references. You can send your cover letter, resumé and references via email to:
or via mail:
11145 NE Sandy Blvd.
Portland, OR 97220