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Union Representative- Skagit/Whatcom County Area

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UFCW 21
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Mount Vernon, WA

The United Food and Commercial Workers Union Local 21 is seeking an experienced Union Representative. Position requires willingness to work long and irregular hours, strong listening, speaking, and writing skills. Basic computer literacy required, advanced a plus. Must have some experience with unions (as a member, steward, intern or staffer) or other demonstrated commitment to social change. Some experience with Health Care union work preferred.


Requirements include:

  • Identifying and developing leaders, moving and assessing workers and recruiting and training union stewards
  • Reading and understanding collective bargaining agreements and enforcing those agreements through workplace action, grievance investigation and timely filing of grievances
  • Leadership recruitment and mobilization for contract negotiations.
  • Mobilizing members to take political action.    


Qualifications:

  • Ability to inspire and motivate workers.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to exercise judgment under stress.
  • Ability to work well with diverse people.
  • Ability to mentor stewards.
  • Prior experience as a union organizer, shop stewards or union representative preferred.
  • Computer literacy preferred.
  • Ability to speak language(s) in addition to English preferred.


Womxn and people of color are strongly encouraged to apply. UFCW 21 is an equal opportunity employer.  

The United Food and Commercial Workers Union Local 21 is seeking an experienced Union Representative. Position requires willingness to work long and irregular hours, strong listening, speaking, and writing skills. Basic computer…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule

Benefits

DOE; includes generous health care and other benefits. 

DOE; includes generous health care and other benefits. 

Level of Language Proficiency

Multilingual preferred but not required.

Multilingual preferred but not required.

Location

1510 North 18th Street, Mount Vernon, WA 98273

How to Apply

All interested applicants should send a Resume and Cover Letter to Maria Milliron at mmilliron@ufcw21.org

All interested applicants should send a Resume and Cover Letter to Maria Milliron at mmilliron@ufcw21.org

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