SEIU Local 32BJ, District 615

Bilingual Union Representative
New England District

Boston , MA

Do you support workers’ rights?
Would you like to advocate on behalf of workers?
Are you bilingual in Spanish/English?

SEIU 32BJ, one of the nation's largest and most dynamic labor unions, is a 163,000 member property services local representing janitors, custodians, security officers, trades and food service workers. District 615 is committed to building a strong Union based on membership participation and leadership development. The bilingual Service Center Representative will handle grievances and work to enforce the terms of collective bargaining agreements in coordination with field organizers and member leaders.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Interview members who call, walk in or who are referred by field representatives;
  • Read and interpret collective bargaining agreements to identify issues and contract violations;
  • File grievances, investigate cases, document facts, maintain timelines;
  • Represent union members at grievance hearings and prepare members to present their own story;
  • Negotiate solutions with employers while adhering to contract language and standards;
  • Work closely with field organizers in assigned turfs;
  • Perform support administrative duties.

This is a full-time position. Benefits include employer-paid health and dental coverage for employees and their qualified dependents. Candidates must be bilingual in Spanish and English. Trilingual in Portuguese/ Spanish/ English preferred. Previous experience and/or interest in the labor movement and in employment law preferred. Availability to work periodic Saturdays as scheduled.

People of color and women are encouraged to apply. Please email a resume and cover letter to Human Resources at: HR@seiu32bj.org

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