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SEIU Texas

SEIU Texas


Internal Organizer

Based in El Paso, TX

 

SEIU Texas unites more than 6,000 healthcare workers and janitors in Corpus Christi, El Paso, and Houston who have secured better wages, benefits, and working conditions through their union. The local Union continues to grow, and in June 2019, contracted municipal security officers joined together in SEIU Texas and won the first security officer union in Texas. And now, airport workers in Houston are rising up to fight and win their union, higher wages, and to raise standards.

We are committed to expanding access to union jobs for all Texans. We are an affiliate of the Service Employees International Union, which is over 2 million members strong who are united by their belief in the dignity and worth of workers. Together, we are raising industry standards, making life better for working families and our communities, and building a fair economy that works for everyone, regardless of where we come from or what language we speak.

We are now hiring an Internal Organizer to join SEIU Texas. The position is based in El Paso.

KEY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Work with a diverse team and diverse group of workers in a right to work environment.
  • Identify and develop worksite leaders to grow the membership, take action/mobilize in their workplace, community, political, and any external campaigns.
  • Enforce the union contract including investigate contract violations, file grievances, prepare workers for grievance hearings, maintain timelines
  • Negotiate solutions with employers consistent with the union contract and standards
  • Document investigation and resolution of grievances
  • Maintain accurate and detailed information on worksites and track individuals’ info and assignments.
  • Provide vision and hope to workers
  • Other duties that may not be included in this job description as required by the organization

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • A minimum of two years' experience organizing experience in a union or community organization
  • Commitment to social justice.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to effectively plan and implement work and manage time, as part of a team and individually.
  • Willingness to work long and irregular hours.
  • Experience and knowledge of computer programs (including word processing, desktop publishing, spreadsheet and database software).
  • Driver’s license and reliable car.
  • Previous experience in union organizing preferred.
  • Proof of COVID-19 Vaccination

APPLICATION PROCESS
Submit a cover letter, résumé, and writing sample to: HR@SEIUTX.ORG.

SEIU Texas is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and actively recruits people of color, women, individuals with disabilities, and members of the LGBTQ community. This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. SEIU Texas reserves the right to revise or change job duties as the need arises. This job description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment.

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