Admin Position Available!

Posted June 30, 2023

Brothers and Sisters, 

Please share the communication with anyone to see if they meet the requirements for the open positions; an excellent opportunity to be part of something bigger than ourselves.

Anyone looking for a job and would like to be an administrative assistant, please see the below job posting. Thank you 



District Council 16, of the International Union of Painters & Allied Trades, AFL-CIO, is a proud trade Union established in 1934 in Northern California. We currently represent 11,500 Finishing Trades Professionals in Northern California & Nevada and we are offering an excellent opportunity to support labor as a part of our great Union. 

Excellent opportunity as part of our growing and dynamic  

Local Union Administrative Assistant/Member Services Department 

Location:  Local Union 1621, 2149 Oakland Road – San Jose, CA 95131 

    Local Union 272, 35 Penny Lane, Ste. 5 – Watsonville, CA 95076 

Summary of Job Duties

  • Administrative duties, including but not limited to, bookkeeping, clerical tasks, strong member support, analytical tasks using computers 
  • Collate and distribute mail and mass mailings 
  • Prepare communications, such as memos, emails, invoices, reports and other correspondence to multiple Local Unions and Affiliates 
  • Create and maintain filing systems, both electronic and physical 
  • Perform bookkeeping, manage membership accounts 
  • Must be punctual, able to problem solve in high production times, with the ability to adapt in an ever-changing environment 


  • Minimum of 2 years of administrative experience 
  • Proficient in use of technology and computer software: Word, Outlook, Excel, QuickBooks, Point of Sale Systems and WordPress  
  • Customer service oriented 
  • Great attention to detail 
  • Strong organization skills 
  • Ability to multi-task 
  • Strong communication skills 
  • Ability to grasp new concepts quickly 
  • Analytical, problem solver, positive attitude 
  • Initiative/proactive 

Compensation and Schedule

  • Position is covered under a Union Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) 
  • Full-time position Monday thru Friday from 8am to 5pm 
  • Healthcare and Retirement plans are included under the CBA 
  • Starting Pay and benefit package is progressive in addition to annual increases 
  • Benefit package includes paid Holidays, Designated Day’s Off and Sick Leave 
  • Position is a bargained classification, which requires Union membership 

To Apply: E-mail your resume and cover letter to Application deadline is close of business Friday, July 21, 2023. 

District Council 16, of the International Union of Painters & Allied Trades is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law. 


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