Contract Administration Representative

Based in Gaithersburg, MD

Contract Administration Representative

SEIU Local 500 is a progressive, growing union, representing over 14,000 workers including education workers, part-time university and college faculty, Head Start workers, employees of nonprofit organizations, child care workers and mental health and special education program workers throughout Maryland and Washington, DC. Our union has an immediate opening for a Contract Administration Representative. This particular position will be focused on representing members who have complaints and grievances.

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Investigating member complaints and grievances
  • Representing our members in grievances and worksite issues
  • Assisting in the preparation of grievances for arbitration
  • Maintaining accurate records of the union’s grievance and complaint activities
  • Assisting with negotiating collective bargaining agreements

Requirements for this position:

  • Research skills to support grievances and worker’s rights issues.
  • Strong analytical and writing skills.
  • Communication skills to work effectively with both members and employer representatives.
  • A minimum of one year of related experience working for a union or not¬for-profit organization is preferred.
  • Strong writing skills are necessary and will be tested prior to the position being awarded.
  • Preferential consideration will be given to those with Spanish speaking and writing skills.
  • Must have personal vehicle.
  • Hours may be long and irregular and may require evening work.

Local 500 offers a competitive salary range and an outstanding benefit package.

If you are interested in applying, please forward a letter of interest along with your resume to:

Sue Gindes
Director of Representation Programs
SEIU Local 500
901 Russell Avenue, Suite 300
Gaithersburg, MD 20879
Email: gindess@seiu500.org

Women and People of Color are strongly encouraged to apply

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