SEIU USWW - United Service Workers West

United Service Workers West

Security External Field Coordinator

Based in Southern California

SEIU USWW Stand for Security – External Field Coordinator

Lead Field Campaign organizing non-union Security Officers in Southern California

The Service Employees International Union is the nation’s fastest growing labor organization with over 2 million members. SEIU United Service Workers West (USWW) represents 45,000 janitors, security officers, airport workers and other service workers across California. We are on the cutting edge of social justice unionism and are leading on gender, racial, and immigrant justice.

About the Position
SEIU USWW has a leadership position as a Security External Field Coordinator available immediately. The position will be responsible for organizing Security Officers working for some of the largest corporations and tech companies in the world. The Field Coordinator will lead non-union worker organizing throughout the state of CA, but primarily in San Diego, Orange County, and Los Angeles. Candidates able to be based in Los Angeles or Orange County will receive priority consideration.


  • Deep and demonstrated commitment to social justice
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in base-building organizing
  • Minimum 3 years experience leading and developing staff
  • Proficiency in building teams
  • Ability to be self-motivated and self-directed
  • Proficiency in developing staff to conduct house visits, identify leaders, build committees and lead fights.
  • Ability to work long and irregular hours.
  • Must have a car and appropriate level of insurance (car allowance provided).
  • Ability to thrive in a fast paced and diverse environment.

Preferred Experience

  • Experience managing staff
  • Proficiency in building and driving comprehensive campaigns that utilize strategic research, policy, and communications.
  • Proficiency in remote management of teams
  • Prior experience with organizing community and elected leaders to support organizing drives.
  • Computer proficiency including prior experience operating databases
  • Prior experience working with African American communities

This position is a management level position with a competitive salary and excellent benefits package that includes health, vision, dental and pension plans.

To Apply: Send cover letter and résumé to Sanjay Garla at: sanjay.garla@seiu-usww.org.

SEIU is an equal opportunity employer. Women and people of color are encouraged to apply.

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