The Society of Professional Engineering Employees in Aerospace (SPEEA), IFPTE Local 2001

Society of Professional Engineering Employees in Aerospace
IFPTE Local 2001

Administrative Assistant / Council Support

Based in Tukwila, WA


The Support Staff at the Society of Professional Engineering Employees in Aerospace (SPEEA), IFPTE Local 2001 is currently seeking responsible, dependable, out-going, and well-organized candidates to fill an immediate opening for the position of Administrative Assistant/Council Support to perform a variety of intermediate-level clerical, administrative support and related work as required at the union’s headquarters in Tukwila, Washington. This is a full-time (37.5 hours per week), non-exempt (hourly) position with a competitive salary, an outstanding comprehensive benefits package and is represented by The Office & Professional Employees International Union, Local 8.

SPEEA is a professional aerospace union representing more than 17,000 engineers, technical workers, pilots and other industry professionals working for The Boeing Company and Spirit AeroSystems in Washington, Kansas, Oregon, California and Utah.

Working with the Administrative Support Staff Lead, the Support Staff is responsible for all the administrative functions required to ensure efficient operation of SPEEA’s three offices and meet the organization’s needs.

Responsibilities include (not limited to):

  • Provide intermediate-level clerical and administrative support to the union Councils, Council officers, and select committees including correspondence, scheduling, recording meeting minutes (virtual and in-person), preparing and distributing meeting materials (both electronic and physical), processing union Council Representative and Area Representative petitions, maintaining filing systems (both electronic and physical), and related database management in UnionWare.
  • Provide back-up general administrative and clerical support to union staff, back-up reception support, and back-up assistance with various office equipment such as multi-function printers, folder/inserter machine, address printer, postage meter, etc.


  • Minimum of two (2) years administrative assistant experience
  • In-depth understanding of office administration and daily operations
  • Working knowledge of office equipment (printers, scanners, etc.)
  • Proficient computer literacy and experience with MS Office Suite (primarily Word, Excel), Google Suite, database management and advanced data-entry skills
  • Excellent verbal/written communication and listening skills
  • Excellent organizational and time-management skills with high level of attention to detail and accuracy
  • Capacity to work independently as part of a team, handle multiple projects simultaneously, and meet strict deadlines while maintaining a high-level of detail and accuracy
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills, including a consistent professional and articulate manner in the office and over the phone and email
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships
  • Ability to type an average minimum of 60 words per minute
  • High school graduate or equivalent

Location and Schedule:

  • Tukwila, WA
  • Monday-Thursday: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • Friday: 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

*This position requires attendance at Council officers (monthly) and Council meetings (monthly) outside the above schedule.

Compensation: This position offers a competitive starting salary range from $50,700 to $58,500 (based upon experience) and comprehensive benefits, including; vacation, sick leave, 401(k) with up to 8% employer match, annual salary increase and bonus, life insurance, short and long-term disability, and health care, dental and vision benefits.

To Apply: Email résumé and cover letter to: robinf@speea.org.

SPEEA is an equal opportunity employer.

Closing date: Open until filled

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