Business Agent

Two California Offices: Concord and El Dorado - Sutter/Yuba

Public Employees Union, Local 1, is seeking Business Agents for two of our California offices.

Our Business Agents lead, organize, and advocate for our Members.

This is a great and exciting position if you have hands-on experience in organizing or employment and labor relations, and want to make a difference in improving lives of Workers.

Public Employees Union, Local 1 has over 6,000 members who work in Cities, Schools, Counties and Special Districts in multiple locations and in various industries in Northern California. We are a diverse Union with members that (for example) provide support services to school children as para-educators, food service, bus drivers and skilled employees in grounds, maintenance and operations. In addition our Members work in counties, hospitals, bridges, community service districts, sanitation districts, courts, housing authorities and more.

Job Duties:

  • Our Business Agents negotiate contracts
  • Our Business Agents provide leadership to employee rank and file negotiators and committees in collective bargaining
  • Our Business Agents represent members in hearings and proceedings
  • Our Business Agents identify and develop member leaders, chapter officers and stewards
  • Our Business Agents recruit and develops activists for Union activities and organizing campaigns

The Ideal Candidate Will Possess the Following Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree (Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge and abilities will be considered as well)
  • Experience in collective bargaining, representation, advocacy, or dispute resolution proceedings helpful, but not required.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office is a strong plus
  • Ability to build collaborative relationships with diverse groups
  • Clear and concise communications and writing skills
  • The ability to work occasional weekends or travel overnight
  • Valid driver’s license, car and insurance

Salary Range Monthly for Business Agents is:
- $4,826.53 to 5,865.90
Journey - $5, 865.90 to 7,128.68
Senior - $7,128.68 to 8,252.62

Starting salaries are typically at the first step on our salary range. However consideration shall be given to candidates with exceptional qualifications and experience.

Benefits: Fully paid health, dental and vision care, generous retirement contribution, and 12 holidays and over 3 weeks vacation per year, plus paid sick leave.

To apply:
Email your resume and write a cover letter to explain why we should hire you as our Business Agent to:

Deadline to apply is April 15, 2017

Email Richard Boyd, Director of Field Operations at rboyd@peu1.org
DO NOT send resumes or other documents to this email.

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