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Washington Wing Administrator (Full-time)

Date Posted
August 13, 2019
Full Time
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Job Title:  Washington Wing Administrator (Full-time)    
Salary:  $19 hourly
Location:  Joint Base Lewis-McChord, WA
Reports to:  Wing Financial Analyst /Dotted Line Responsibilities to the Wing Commander
Closing date:  25 August 2019

Wing Administrator (Full-time).  Works independently to provide administrative and 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 written material to meet established deadlines while juggling multiple competing priorities.

  • At least 3 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.

  • Job requires a high level of interpersonal skills including poise, tact, and diplomacy.

  • 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 by faxing to 334-953-9906 or via-email to  .    This position does not offer a relocation package.  In this position Civil Air Patrol offers a full benefit package to include life insurance, health/dental with Blue Cross, flexible spending account, 401(k) retirement plan, sick and vacation leave and paid holidays.  No phone calls please. EOE


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