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Engineers and Scientists Of California Local 20
IFPTE AFL-CIO/CLC


Organizer / Union Representative

Based in Oakland, CA
willing to travel throughout Northern California


PROGRESSIVE TRADE UNIONISTS SOUGHT TO REPRESENT & ORGANIZE PROFESSIONAL AND TECHNICAL EMPLOYEES

The Engineers and Scientists of California Local 20, International Federation of Professional and Technical Engineers, AFL-CIO, CLC is a dynamic, democratic and activist labor union that represents over 6500 professionals throughout Northern California. The Local presently has a staff of 18 and is headquartered in downtown Oakland. ESC Local 20 members are employed principally at Pacific Gas and Electric Company (“PG&E”), Kaiser Permanente, and various private and public health care facilities and local and federal government agencies.

ESC Local 20 seeks to hire two (2) new staff: an experienced Organizer/Union Representative and also an experienced Union Representative. Both individuals will work closely with the elected leadership and the Executive Director in representing union members. The primary assignment of the Organizer/Union Representative will be the implementation and coordination of the local’s external and internal organizing programs.

Specific duties may include contract preparation, negotiations and enforcement; grievance administration; regulatory advocacy, and political action. The Union Representative and Organizer/Representative will also coordinate ESC’s efforts in coalition with other labor and community allies. The successful candidates will be based out of and report regularly to the ESC Local 20 office in Oakland and will travel to worksites and meetings throughout Northern California.

Compensation is highly competitive and step placement is dependent on experience and qualifications. An outstanding benefits package includes fully employer-paid full-family medical coverage, pension and a 401(k) contributions that equal 21% of base salary, and generous time off benefits that include vacation and compensatory time off provisions. In addition, a union car is provided. These positions are represented by a staff union.

Qualifications sought for the Union Representative and the Organizer/Union Representative include excellent leadership, advocacy, administrative, and communication skills. Candidates should have a minimum of 5+ years in union work or related experience. A valid driver’s license and insurability is required for these positions.

ESC Local 20 is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an inclusive work place that reflects our diverse membership.

To apply, submit a resume and cover letter via fax or email. Please indicate in your cover letter if you wish to be considered for the Union Representative position, the Organizer/Union Representative position, or for both positions.

Application materials should be submitted by Monday, April 3, 2017 to:

Karen Sawislak, Executive Director
Engineers and Scientists of California, Local 20 IFPTE

810 Clay Street
Oakland, CA 94607-3908
fax: 510-238-8324 | email: jobs@ifpte20.org

For more information about our local, please visit www.ifpte20.org.

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