Staff Representative 2

Based in Middletown, CT

Connecticut Employees Union Independent, (CEUI), SEUI Local 511, AFL-CIO represents approximately 4,000 maintenance and service workers in the state of Connecticut.  CEUI is looking for an individual to join our team as a Staff Representative 2. 

The CEUI Staff Representative 2 is a position that works with bargaining unit members on a daily basis to negotiate labor contracts, assist in issues/disputes within the workplace, and support the overall labor movement.

Required skills:

  • College degree and/or relevant experience in labor relations & negotiations
  • A commitment to the labor movement and social justice
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Familiarity with collective bargaining statutes and regulations
  • Experience working in fast-paced, high pressure environments
  • Demonstrated ability to work in teams and lead teams/groups
  • Attention to detail and the ability to balance multiple tasks
  • A willingness to work long and irregular hours
  • Ability to work with people of all personalities
  • Ability to work independently, with solid self-motivational capacity
  • Computer and office equipment knowledge
  • Possession of a valid driver’s license
  • Possession of reliable automobile or ability to obtain a reliable automobile

Specific responsibilities may include:

  • Chief negotiator for municipal bargaining units contracts (includes handling mediation and arbitration where required)
  • File grievances and handle from the first step and potentially through arbitration
  • Represent the local at various meetings and events
  • Participate in, organize, and convene various union sponsored meetings and trainings
  • Prepare and maintain paperwork /electronic records
  • May be required to assist in other related office tasks, preparation for interest arbitration, objective job evaluation proceedings, meetings, and/or events at the discretion of the President and/or General Counsel/Staff Director

We offer a comprehensive benefit package and competitive salaries.  If interested* please contact: Tracy Deegan, Office Administrator at tdeegan@ceui.org or via mail at 110 Randolph Road, PO Box 1268; Middletown, CT 06457.

*All parties interested should submit a resume and two writing samples.

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