Staff Representative-Organizer
Wanted in the “Land of Enchantment”

Albuquerque, Taos, Santa Fe, Los Alamos, and Las Vegas, NM

District 1199 NM National Union Hospital and Health Care Employees AFSCME AFL-CIO who services five hospitals in Northern New Mexico is seeking an:

  • Energetic, motivated, self-starting individual who wants to save the world one Union member at a time, grow our Union and make an impact politically, civically and locally
  • Hours: Full-time exempt pursuant to Fair Labor Standards (FLSA) Act, not a standard 8-hour day. Our members work 24/7.  Some weekend and after-hours work is necessary. A minimum of 40 hours per week average is expected
  • Values include: caring, pays attention to detail, interested in doing the job right the first time, thinks outside the box in these swiftly moving waters of changing times, a commitment to be nimble
  • 1199 NM is looking for a people-person who listens, records electronically, can and does communicate needs and ideas
  • Additional skills a bonus: Event planning for annual workshop meeting/s
  • Legislative Lobbying:  Participation in legislative endeavors to include leading the health care industry from the unsustainable current model to a sustainable model which would include equity in resources, single-payer systems, Medicaid for all model, etc, and  Patient-Safe Staffing law
  • The ideal candidate not only stomps out fires but has an eye towards fire prevention. Doesn’t just solve the employee disciplinary grievance but looks more broadly towards why problem/s occurred in the first place. Demonstrates prevention through education, open communication, problem solving, mediation
  • This candidate has knowledge of Labor Law, can/will teach others, offers training for delegates/stewards. Offers skill at negotiating contracts, analyzes Collective Bargaining Agreements, makes suggestions for improvement, collaborates with the community
  • Prior experience as a Union Representative and Organizer is essential. Skills include computer programming; Access, Word, Pages, Excel, Power point, Grievtrak, spreadsheet and database work, social media, website upkeep, mass texting, mass emailing, leafletting, bilingual Spanish is a plus.
  • A driver’s license, reliable transportation & proof of auto insurance necessary

Salary: Commensurate with experience and education

Benefits: medical, dental, retirement, mileage, educational opportunities, national conference attendance and more

To Apply
Submit résumé, references to sharon@district1199nm.org  Include examples of work you have accomplished, i.e., a difficult grievance and/or arbitration you helped win or something else you claim as an accomplishment. 505-690-6932

Position is with the world-renown District 1199 NM of the National Union of Hospital Health Care Employees

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