Northern California / Education
SEIU Local 1021 was founded in 2007 when ten local unions came together in Northern California to form one larger, more powerful union. Together our members are building a true 21st century union fighting to empower and improve the lives of our members. We are 54,000 strong - organizing and representing public service workers in cities, counties, courts, schools, private non-profits, special districts, public health care, and nursing. We are looking for energetic, hard-working staff who are committed to real change, who believe in the value of work and the value of public services and who want to be part of the team that wins for workers, their families, and their communities.
LOCATION: Northern California/ Education
RESPONSIBILITIES: Under the supervision of the Area Director, this position is responsible for developing worksite leadership structures; handling grievances, arbitrations, and disciplinary appeals; recruiting new members; supporting members in exercising political power; participating in organizing and political campaigns; and negotiating union contracts. Also responsible for organizing new groups of workers interested in union representation and/or internal organizing and bargaining support campaigns. Responsible for preparing work plans, calendars, files, reports, and other records. Will be required to work evenings and weekends. Not a “9 to 5” job.
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SKILLS, APTITUDE, AND COMMITMENT:
EXPERIENCE: Experience in union organizing and representation. Experience in negotiating contracts is highly desirable, but not required. Must have experience in county and governmental areas. Related experience will be given consideration as will steward and rank-and-file experience. Local 1021 seeks to maintain a staff which is representative of a wide variety of backgrounds in order that the union truly reflects our members’ interests and concerns.
REQUIREMENTS: Must possess a valid California driver’s license; must pass a DMV check and have a good driving record; must have auto insurance that covers business driving (minimum coverage of $100,000 per person/$300,000 per incident of bodily injury liability/$50,000 property damage liability, and list SEIU Local 1021 as an “additional insured” or “interested party” in order to trigger notification in the event the policy is cancelled); and must possess an automobile for business use.
SALARY AND BENEFITS: The current salary range is $59,334 – 89,586 based on qualifications and experience. SEIU Local 1021 offers a competitive and comprehensive benefits package.
TO APPLY: mail, fax or e-mail a cover letter, detailed resume and the name, address, and phone number of three references to Nicol Dozier, SEIU Local 1021; 29th Street, Oakland, CA 94609, fax to (510) 893-2395 or e-mail your cover letter, resume and references to email@example.com. Please indicate in your cover letter which position you are applying for. No phone calls please.
This position is open until filled; however, the posting/acceptance of applications may close at any time.
AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER
SEIU Local 1021 is an affirmative action employer and encourages applications from all qualified candidates regardless of race, ethnicity, age, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, religion, or disability. Local 1021 works to ensure fair treatment of applicants and employees and actively enforces policies against discrimination and sexual harassment.
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