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National Capital Wing Bookkeeper (Part-time)

Date Posted
April 1, 2024
Part Time
Civil Air Patrol
Washington, DC, US
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Job Title:  National Capital Wing Bookkeeper (Part-time)                                                                          
Salary:  $22.52 hourly
Location:  Washington, D.C.
Reports to:  Wing Financial Analyst/Dotted Line Responsibilities to Wing Commanders
Closing date:  30 April 2024
Wing Bookkeeper (Part-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 is 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.

  • Associates 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 via email to   This position does not offer a relocation package.  In this position Civil Air Patrol offers 401(k) retirement plan, paid life insurance, sick leave, paid holidays and optional short/long term disability, vision, critical insurance, accident insurance, and flexible spending account. No phone calls, please. EOE

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