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Administrative Assistant - II

Posted: 04/26/2023

Administrative Assistant - II
Want a career that makes a difference in your community? Chinook Enterprises is seeking an innovative, experienced self-starter to help us further our mission.
As an incentive, Chinook Enterprises will be offering a $1,000 hiring bonus to successful new hires who maintain employment for at least 6 months and in good standing.

Chinook Enterprises was founded in 1980. We are a non-profit designed to operate as a business, but with a social mission: supporting full participation in community life for people with disabilities or other barriers. Full participation must start with successful employment.
To help people live more productive and fulfilling lives by striving to gain competitive employment as well as inclusion in the community. 
We demonstrate a positive environment to work, train, and provide service to our customers regardless of culture, age, gender, abilities, gender identity or expression, national origin, sexual orientation, spiritual beliefs, genetic information, socioeconomic status, and language of origin.  We prioritize diversity education for our staff and stakeholders and regularly assess our employee, customer, and stakeholder demographics to improve our effectiveness.
We are committed to adding voices to our team that represent a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. We encourage black, Indigenous and people of color (BIPOC), military veterans and spouses, individuals with disabilities, LGBTQ+ identifying individuals, and those with work gaps to apply and help us in our vision to realize a community that celebrates inclusion and diversity through innovative leadership and partnerships.
To learn more about us, the position and to apply, please visit
Download our application and submit it with your Cover Letter and Resume through our website.
Or apply in person at: Chinook Enterprises, 2026 Laventure Rd. Mt Vernon, WA 98273
The Administrative Assistant – II, is an experienced administrative support professional. This is a pivotal position in our agency.  The person must be able to communicate comfortably with individuals with all types of disabilities.  They must also maintain a professional manner in greeting parents, professional associates in the field of rehabilitation and mental health, and the consumer public.  


For full job description with qualifications, please visit our website at
Education & Experience
  • High School Diploma or equivalent preferred.
  • A minimum of three years’ experience in Administration or related experience required.
Skills & Abilities
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to act with integrity, professionalism, and confidentiality.
  • Ability to collaborate effectively with co-workers on projects requiring specific expertise or input.
  • Ability to answer multiple telephone lines quickly and politely.
  • Knowledge of business correspondence.
  • Knowledge of standard office procedures.
  • Knowledge of office machine operation, inclusive of scanning, copier, fax, printers, and postage meter.
  • Ability to make appropriate suggestions and process improvement for overall organization.
  • Ability to adhere to corporate policies as detailed in the Employee Policies and Procedures Handbook.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software with the ability to learn to utilize new technologies.
  • The selected candidate will be required to provide proof of the COVID-19 vaccination prior to hire, unless appropriately accommodated.
  • Washington State Driver's License, vehicle liability insurance and be insurable required.
  • Required to submit and pass a Washington State Patrol background check as well as a DSHS background check.
  • Must have, or obtain, a CPR/First Aid certification within six months of employment or current certification upon hire.
FLSA: Non-Exempt
Days & Hours: 7:30am – 4:00pm Monday – Friday (40 hours/week)
Level II Starting Wage: $20.64 – 24.67 per hour DOE
As an incentive, Chinook Enterprises will be offering a $1,000 hiring bonus to successful new hires who maintain employment for at least 6 months and in good standing.
Benefits: We offer an excellent benefits package, including full coverage on medical, dental, long-term disability, life insurance, 401(k) matching retirement, 10 paid holidays, 160 hours of paid vacation, paid sick leave and an optional vision benefit that is available at a low cost.  We have a great culture, flexibility, and offer training and development opportunities.

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