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Connecticut State Employees Association (CSEA) SEIU Local 2001

CSEA
Connecticut State Employees Association
SEIU Local 2001


Staff Representative / Organizer

Based in Hartford, CT

 

CSEA SEIU Local 2001 has an immediate opening for a Staff Representative.

We are a union of over 20,000 dedicated public workers and retirees who provide vital services including education, transportation, public safety, conservation, municipal government, and childcare to the people of Connecticut. For over 75 years CSEA has been a leading voice for quality public services in the state and the nation. CSEA is part of the Service Employees International Union (SEIU), one of the largest and fastest-growing labor unions in the United States.

Responsibilities include:

  • Assist in executing the program of the Union to improve the lives of workers
  • Identify, engage, and develop workplace leaders
  • Act as chief advocate in grievance, arbitration, and other hearings
  • Identify workplace issues and create programs to address them
  • Lead contract bargaining
  • Visit worksites, educate members, build participation in union activities

Qualifications:

  • Labor, community, political, or other organizing experience
  • Familiarity with union grievance procedures
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Willing to work long and irregular hours including nights and weekends
  • Automobile and valid driver’s license
  • Working knowledge of relevant labor law preferred
  • Experience acting as lead negotiator for labor contracts preferred
  • Fluency in both English and Spanish strongly preferred

CSEA offers competitive salary, comprehensive medical insurance, a defined benefit pension, travel reimbursement, and paid vacation.

To Apply:
Email a cover letter and résumé to Bernadette Conway at: bconway@csea760.com.

CSEA SEIU Local 2001, is an Equal Opportunity employer.

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