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Union Representative San Diego Area

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Background

The American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) is the

country’s largest public employees’ union. AFSCME is the largest affiliate of the national

AFL-CIO, with more than 1.3 million members and an overall representation of more than

1.8 million public employees in 46 states the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico.

AFSCME is the fastest growing union in the United States and is committed to achieving

employee dignity and improving the working conditions for working men and women

throughout this country.

AFSCME Local Unions in Southern California are joined together in AFSCME District

Council 36 to provide professional field representation, coordinated contract campaigns,

political action and organizing. The Local Unions affiliated with AFSCME District Council

36 represent more than 25,000 public sector workers in 60+ Local Unions. Members in

affiliated Local Unions work for county governments, cities, courts, school districts, special

governmental districts, and transportation agencies.

Job Description

The union representative position provides the full range of representation to members in

their assigned areas. This includes assisting, developing, training, and mentoring leaders in

Local union administration, grievance handling through the arbitration level, contract

negotiations, appearances before governmental councils, boards and commissions, political

action, internal communications program, and internal organizing.

This assignment is for the San Diego area servicing various AFSCME 36 Public and Private

Sector affiliates as assigned.

Job Duties

• Recruits and Provides training and assistance in the administration of Local unions.

• Negotiate or assist in contract negotiations, including proposal development, contract

campaigns and negotiations skills.

• Work with leaders in the development and implementation of worksite issue campaigns.

• Train and assist stewards and officers in representation work, including grievances and

disciplinary appeals up to and including arbitrations.

• Train and assist leaders in the development of political action programs, including

assessing potential candidates for office, recruit, and train member political activists, and

lobbying elected officials.

• Assist leaders in internal and external organizing campaigns.

• Other related duties as required.

Requirements

• A BS/BA or higher degree.

• Three or more years of related work experience.

• Ability to establish rapport with and organize members in widely diversified ethnic,

social, and economic groups.

• Experience in advocacy and leadership.

• Impeccable diplomatic tact and excellent skill in verbal and written communications.

• Quick learner possessing strong interest and working knowledge of labor rights and

contract language.

• Extensive project management experience in a high-stress environment.

• Proven effectiveness in working with Local Union activists.

• Must be experienced in the use of Internet and Microsoft Word and familiarity with

desktop publishing.

• Vehicle, driver’s license, and required use of vehicle.

Salary Range

Competitive salary and benefits

Background

The American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) is the

country’s largest public employees’ union. AFSCME is the largest affiliate of the national

AFL-CIO, with more than 1.3 million members and an overall…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Job Type
    Contract
  • Start Date
    December 7, 2021
  • Application Deadline
    December 1, 2021
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional Level
    Professional

Benefits

Competitive salary and benefits.

Competitive salary and benefits.

Location

On-site
3375 E Slauson Ave, Vernon, CA 90058, USA

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AFSCME District Council 36

3375 E Slauson Ave

Vernon, California 90058

ATTN: Executive Director

Email: HR@AFSCME36.org

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