Staff Representative

Based in Baltimore, MD

With over 1.6 million members, the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) is the nation's largest public service labor union and a leader in the fight for social and economic change. AFSCME members provide the services communities depend on.

AFSCME Council 3 represents over 30,000 workers throughout the state including university staff at MD’s public universities, correctional officers, social workers, clerical support staff, nurses, and road maintenance workers. We organize in the workplace and fight for dignity, respect and a fair standard of living for all public service workers in MD.

We are accepting applications for Staff Representative.

The Job:

  • Work with local leadership to meet membership and activism goals, and win improvements at work.
  • Plan and execute internal organizing campaigns with local unions and the council.
  • Mobilize membership on group grievances and work place issues.
  • Recruit, train and develop stewards.
  • Recruit new members and activists through house visits and site visits.
  • Plan and execute PEOPLE drives to increase participation in the union’s political program.

What We’re Looking For:

  • At least one year of successful union organizing or servicing experience.
  • Ability to move workers to get involved with the union.
  • Ability to articulate how a union works.
  • Demonstrated ability to plan and coordinate work activities.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective work relationships with co-workers and members.
  • Demonstrated ability to conduct research and gather information for negotiations, strategy development and other servicing and organizing activities.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Willingness and ability to work long and irregular hours and weekends. Some travel required.

We offer a salary range of $40,000 - $55,000 (commensurate with experience.) and excellent benefits. Women and people of color are strongly encouraged to apply.

To apply, email cover letter and resume to recruiting@afscmemd.org.

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