New York State Public Employees Federation


Field Representative

Based in Binghamton, NY

Position Summary:
The individual’s main function is to protect the Bargaining Unit Member's and the Union's rights under the Collective Bargaining Agreement, applicable laws, rules and regulations through a variety of means including negotiations, grievance handling, Taylor Law improper practice processing, organizing, and otherwise exercising their expert labor/management skills in achieving gains for PEF and its membership. Moreover, our Field Representatives are the focal point of the union's service delivery system and is responsible for ensuring that problems identified by the membership or leadership which are not within their sphere of responsibility are communicated to the appropriate PEF Department and then act as a facilitator and conduit for the responses to the inquiries. In delivering PEF resources they will comply with and be advocates for all policies as set forth by the Convention Delegates, President and Executive Board.


  • Experience as an elected Union official and/or staff representative who is skilled in grievance handling, organizing, Taylor Law procedures, and the negotiations process.
  • A College degree with emphasis in labor relations or a related field preferred.
  • Must have the ability and willingness to work flexible hours and travel throughout the day (possibly overnight when the need arises).
  • Driver's license and access to a vehicle are required.
  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Salary and Benefits:
Starting salary is $60,702 (may increase based on experience).

PEF also offers excellent benefits such as:

  • Health, dental, and vision insurance
  • Group Paid Life and Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • 401-k with employer match
  • Pension Plan through SEIU
  • Paid holidays and vacation, sick, and personal time

To Apply
Interested candidates should submit their resume to:

Office of Human Resources
Public Employees Federation
1168-70 Troy-Schenectady Road
PO Box 12414
Albany, NY 12212-2414

OR by e-mail to: HR@PEF.org

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