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SEIU Local 32BJ
District 615

 

Bilingual Union Representative
District 615 Service Center

Based in Boston, MA


32BJ SEIU is one of the nation’s largest and most dynamic labor unions, representing 163,000 property service workers. Our members are 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. As an integrated part of the Union, the bilingual Service Center Union Representative will handle grievances and work to enforce the terms of collective bargaining agreements in coordination with field organizers and member leaders.

Responsibilities include:

  • Completing intake with members who call, walk-in, or are referred by Field Representatives;
  • Reading and interpreting multiple collective bargaining agreements, identifying issues and contract violations;
  • Filing grievances, investigating assigned cases ensuring accurate assessment of issues, documentation of facts, maintenance of timelines, and enforcement of contract provisions;
  • Representing union members at grievance hearings; preparing members to present their own story in an efficient and coherent manner;
  • Negotiating solutions with employers and management representatives while adhering to CBA language and standards;
  • Working closely with field Organizers in assigned turfs;
  • Performing various administrative duties.

Candidates must be bilingual in Spanish/English. Trilingual in Portuguese/ Spanish/English preferred. Previous experience and/or interest in labor and employment law preferred. Qualified candidates have the ability to act independently and take initiative to drive the Union’s program goals. Service Center Representatives must be available to work periodic Saturdays as scheduled.

This is a regular, full-time position. The position resides within the 615 staff union. A full benefits package includes an employer-paid health plan for full-time employees and their qualified dependents.

To Apply
Please email résumé, cover letter and brief writing sample to cburgrusk@seiu32bj.org.

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