SEIU USWW - United Service Workers West

United Service Workers West

Internal Organizer I or II
Janitorial Division

Based in San Jose, CA

This is a posting for Janitorial Division; Internal Organizer I or II, in the San Francisco Bay Area (San Jose), California pursuant to the BSSU Contract. Position requires fluency in English and Spanish.

The Service Employees International Union (SEIU) is our country’s fastest growing labor union with more than 2 million members. We are on the cutting edge of bettering the lives of low-wage service workers and taking on the larger issues that impact their lives from healthcare to education to immigration. The United Service Workers West (USWW) is comprised of 40,000 property service workers from San Diego to Sacramento. Our union brings together janitors, security officers, residential, stadium, arena and airport workers. These workers are the heart of our union and through their activism the hope for a more progressive California.

SEIU USWW has an internal organizer position available immediately, based in San Jose, CA.

Some Key Job Responsibilities

  • Organize members and worksite actions;
  • Participate in negotiations and contract campaigns;
  • Perform regular worksite visitations and conduct site meetings;
  • Ability to communicate and engage members in our political program;
  • Effectively resolve worksite disputes and problems of membership;
  • Participate in worker/ steward trainings;
  • Lead mobilization and turn-out for actions and meetings;
  • Maintain accurate worksite (building and worker) information;
  • Communicate with company supervisors and managers;
  • Conduct effective house visits and one on one communication;
  • Plan own work and make weekly and monthly plans from larger goals
  • Conduct worker and committee meetings, including developing meeting agendas.

Some of the Job Requirements

  • Commitment to social justice and sense of good judgment
  • Ability to effectively plan and implement work and manage time, as part of a team and individually
  • Ability to work long and irregular and extended hours
  • Experience and knowledge of computer programs is a plus (including word processing, desktop publishing, spreadsheet and database software)
  • Driver’s license, current insurance, and reliable car

Salary & Benefits

  • Salary is competitive and negotiable (based on the Staff Union Contract)
  • Full benefits package including health insurance, car allowance, a pension plan and paid vacation

To Apply
Email a résumé with cover letter explaining interest and qualifications.
Send e-mail to: Cesar.Quiles@seiu-usww.org

SEIU USWW is an equal opportunity employer. Women and people of color are encouraged to apply.

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