United Electrical, Radio & Machine Workers of America (UE)

United Electrical, Radio & Machine Workers of America (UE)

Field Organizer/Union Representative

Based in Ohio


UE seeks an experienced Union Representative to join our national staff for an Ohio-based assignment. UE is an independent member-run union with a nationwide membership and a proud history of progressive political action and aggressive struggle to improve workplace conditions. Visit our website at www.ueunion.org to learn more. The position involves bargaining, local union leadership development, internal organizing, and grievance handling for private and sector bargaining units in Ohio and Indiana.

Responsibilities include:

  • Leading contract negotiations
  • Developing and maintaining workplace leadership structures
  • Training members, stewards, and rank -and-file local officers
  • Building escalating issue campaigns in the workplace
  • Assisting UE local unions with grievance handling
  • Handling grievance arbitrations
  • Other duties as needed


  • Experience as a union representative and/or organizer preferred.
  • Commitment to rank-and-file leadership development.
  • Effective communication skills – listening, spoken, and written
  • Ability to maintain accurate information on worksite site and campaign activities
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and with minimal supervision; must be well organized and self-motivated.
  • Capacity to establish and cultivate relationships with people from diverse backgrounds
  • A working vehicle and a valid drivers’ license

The salary for this position is $57,819.63 per year. Irregular hours and weekend work are an essential part of the job. Benefits include excellent health care and retirement benefits and a substantial car allowance (must have own car for travel).

People of color and women strongly urged to apply.

To Apply:
Interested? Please email your résumé and cover letter to: jobs@ueunion.org.

WHEN APPLYING: Be sure to indicate that you saw this information at UNIONJOBS.COM.