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Staff Representative
Internal Organizing

Based in Hartford, CT
 

The Staff Representative/Organizer will motivate and mobilize existing members to protect their rights, improve the quality of their work lives, and build power for working people in the state and nationally.

CSEA SEIU Local 2001 is a union of over 20,000 dedicated public workers and retirees who provide vital services including education, transportation, public safety, conservation, municipal government, and child care to the people of Connecticut.  For over 75 years CSEA has been a leading voice for quality public services in the state and the nation.  CSEA is part of the Service Employees International Union (SEIU), one of the largest and fastest-growing labor unions in the United States.

Responsibilities include:

  • Provide effective leadership to realize the goals of the Union in leadership development, internal organizing, and political action
  • Articulate the Union’s message to workers and carry out internal organizing programs
  • Train and support union members to be effective advocates and organizers
  • Recruit volunteers for political, legislative, and issue campaigns
  • Organize membership events and activities
  • Carefully and diligently track work and outcomes
  • May lead contract negotiations, conduct grievances and arbitrations

Qualifications:

  • Committed to economic justice and quality public services
  • Able to to establish and maintain relationships with workers from varying backgrounds
  • Excellent listening, speaking, and writing skills
  • Able to take direction and work as part of a team
  • Capable of working independently to achieve campaign goals
  • Willing to work long and irregular hours including nights and weekends
  • Automobile and valid drivers license
  • Labor or other organizing experience preferred

CSEA offers competitive salary, comprehensive medical insurance, a defined benefit pension, travel reimbursement, and paid vacation.

To apply, email a cover letter and résumé to Mike Nortz at mnortz@csea760.com

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