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Title Fiscal Administrative Staff
Categories Administrative, Fiscal
Salary $32,850
Location Harrisburg, PA

Fiscal Administrative Staff

About SEIU Local 668

SEIU 668 PSSU has over 19,000 public services workers across Pennsylvania and is part of the Service Employees International Union (SEIU), the nation’s fastest growing labor organization with more than 2.1 million members nationwide. SEIU is on the cutting edge of progressive activism, building the power of workers, and engaging in community and social issues. Our membership is comprised of over 9,000 state workers and over 9,000 local unit workers (county workers, 911, juvenile detention, children and youth, mental health/mental retardation, clerical, prisons, etc.).

Position Description

Under the direct supervision of the Accounting Manager, the Fiscal Administrative Staff will perform a variety of administrative tasks. The position is responsible for requests from designated managers, employees and Union members while performing the tasks associated with the Union’s general accounting and legislative activities.


The responsibilities of the Fiscal Administrative Staff Position in the Harrisburg Office include, but are not limited to:

  • Process incoming dues and COPE checks received with printouts;
  • Complete dues audits to verify proper monies are remitted from members and fee payers;
  • Act as the point of contact for local unit payroll offices for dues and COPE collections;
  • Track time sheets, including the calculation of leave, for all employees;
  • Update and maintain the log of hours and work codes from employee timesheets;
  • Maintain filing of invoices for accounting office;
  • Maintain the COPE tracking sheet for all contributions received and remitted to the International Union;
  • Write and distribute email, correspondence memos, letters, faxes and forms;
  • Assist designated management staff with administrative tasks;
  • Other related duties as requested.


  • Proficiency in MS Office (MS Excel and MS Word, in particular)
  • Excellent time management skills and the ability to prioritize work
  • Attention to detail and problem solving skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to multi-task
  • Working knowledge of office equipment, like printers and fax machines
  • Knowledge of the labor movement preferred, but not necessary
  • Ability to exercise judgment and discretion in handling callers and interacting with the union members, officers, management, professional and administrative staff
  • High school degree; additional qualification as an Accounting Administrator or Assistant will be a plus.


Starting Annual Salary

$32,850 with a generous benefit package.

Please send a cover letter and resume via e-mail to Kimberly Crisp, Accounting Manager, at

Deadline for resumes is April 28, 2017.


SEIU Local 668 – An Equal Opportunity Employer

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Title Organizer in Training
Categories Organizing
Salary see below
Location Harrisburg, PA

Union Organizer-in- Training /Higher Education Campaign

Job Location:US-PA-Harrisburg
Posted Date: 11/6/2016

SEIU: Union Organizer-in-Training / Higher Education Campaign
Harrisburg, PA


We are seeking energetic and passionate individuals interested in starting social justice careers in labor organizing.

For 100 years, SEIU has been helping workers stand up for their rights, fighting for dignity, respect and better conditions in workplaces and communities. With a membership 2.1 million strong, SEIU is the fastest-growing union in the United States and our diverse leaders and staff support workers as they speak out for good jobs and better lives for themselves and their families.

The SEIU Organizer-in-Training (OIT) Program is a 12-month training program. As an Organizer-in-Training with the SEIU, you will be assigned to organizing campaigns, trained on the fundamentals of union organizing and will have the opportunity to learn the skills needed to help workers build power in the workplace.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Conducting broad and intensive outreach efforts to non-union workers.
  • Building one-on-one relationships with workers.
  • Identifying, recruiting and developing worker leaders.
  • Conducting individual and group meetings with workers to move organizing campaigns forward.
  • Engaging, motivating and mobilizing workers to take action.
  • Planning and carrying out actions and events to support worker organizing efforts.

Required Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated commitment to social and economic justice.
  • Ability and willingness to work long and irregular hours, including nights and weekends.
  • Excellent listening, oral and written communication skills.
  • Basic computer literacy and ability to learn the organization’s technology tools.
  • Ability to work independently as well as with a team.
  • Willingness to conduct work site and home visits.
  • Strong planning, time-management and problem-solving skills.
  • Willingness to work with people from diverse cultures and backgrounds.
  • Possession of a valid U.S. driver’s license, proof of auto insurance, and an automobile for business use.
  • Ability and willingness to travel on a frequent basis is required.
  • If offered an Organizer-in-Training position, you will be required to relocate to Harrisburg, PA . Relocation costs are not covered by SEIU.


  • Salary and benefits are set by collective bargaining agreement. Salary is $38,764/annual and benefits include fully employer-paid health benefits package, $570/month car allowance, $60/month cell phone allowance, and other benefits outlined in the policies of SEIU and the staff union contract.  This is a full-time, salaried, over-time exempt position.

Application Requirements:

A cover letter is required for all applications.  Your cover letter should explain your reason for wanting to work for SEIU, an example of how you demonstrated success in a similar position and a description of how this position fits into your long-term career plan.

SEIU is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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