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Illinois Wing Bookkeeper (Full-time)

Date Posted
March 9, 2023
Full Time
Civil Air Patrol
105 S Hansell St Bldg 714
Maxwell AFB, AL 36112-6332, US
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Today, our 26,083 cadet members and 35,083 adult members serve with passion across 8 Regions and in 52 CAP Wings throughout the nation, including all 50 States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

Job Title: Illinois Wing Bookkeeper (Full-time)
Salary: $23.55 hourly
Location: St. Charles, IL
Reports to: Wing Financial Analyst/Dotted Line Responsibilities to Wing Commander
Closing date: 23 March 2023


Wing Bookkeeper (Full-time) Provides program support to the Civil Air Patrol Wing Commander. Maintains financial and personnel records to ensure Wing compliance with Headquarters’ and government requirements.


The ideal candidate will possess:

  • Must have two years of verifiable experience in an administrative position demonstrating attention to detail in accurately composing, preparing, and proofing material to meet established deadlines while juggling multiple competing priorities.

  • At least three years of verifiable bookkeeping experience is required.

  • Must have excellent Microsoft Office skills with a solid working knowledge of Word, and Excel.

  • Must be able to compose non-technical correspondence using a strong command of the English language and proper punctuation.

  • Knowledge of administrative procedures and practices relating to files required.

  • Must have experience operating office equipment such as copier and fax machine.

  • A high level of interpersonal skills, including poise, tact, and diplomacy is required.

  • Ability to work occasional short-notice overtime required.

  • Knowledge of Civil Air Patrol preferred not required.

  • Ability to adapt correspondence to standard Air Force guidelines desired.

  • Associate's Degree preferred.

To apply, visit our website at to complete and submit our required online employment application. A resume may be submitted in addition to a completed employment application. This position does not offer a relocation package. In this position, Civil Air Patrol offers life insurance, 401(k) retirement plan, flexible spending account, health & dental insurance, vacation & sick leave, and paid holidays. No phone calls, please. EOE

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