ILWU - International Longshore and Warehouse Union

International Longshore and Warehouse Union


Based in San Francisco, CA
(with some travel required)

The ILWU is a progressive labor union representing workers in maritime, transportation, warehousing, tourism, mining, agricultural, and related industries. The workers we represent are located on the West Coast of the U.S, Alaska, Hawaii, Canada, and Panama.

We are currently hiring for a Researcher to support our organizing program. The successful candidate will perform in-depth research using a variety of public and private sources, including online databases, analyze and interpret company, industry, political and regulatory information, and work with union staff to devise and execute campaign strategy. The successful candidate will synthesize relevant facts/issues from a large amount of information/data.

The successful candidate will have the following experience and skills:

  • A minimum of 2 years research experience
  • Proficiency using personal computers and word processing, spreadsheets, database and presentation software
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both oral and in writing
  • Ability to work with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures
  • A commitment to social justice
  • Fluency in Spanish, though not required, is highly desirable
  • Experience making public presentations

Salary is commensurate with experience with an excellent benefit package (defined benefit pension; 401(k); comprehensive medical, dental, and vision; and disability plan). The position is located in San Francisco, CA. Some travel is required. The position is covered by a collective bargaining agreement.

Women and people of color are encouraged to apply. The ILWU is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

To Apply
Interested individuals should submit a cover letter and résumé to: jobs@ilwu.org.

WHEN APPLYING: Be sure to indicate that you saw this information at UNIONJOBS.COM.