Registered Nurses Professional Association

Registered Nurses Professional Association

Union Representative / Organizer

Based in San Jose, CA

Registered Nurses Professional Association (RNPA) is searching for a talented, hard-working individual committed to building a powerful and democratic union. The successful candidate for this position will have union experience, preferably in healthcare, organizing workers already represented under collective bargaining agreements. S/he/they will be values-driven, self-motivated and resourceful.

As a Union Representative/Organizer, you will be working as an organizer during the contract year and during non-contract year, you will be working as a union representative.

About RNPA
The RNPA is a strong independent nurses’ union since 1978 with over 3000 county nurses. Our union is a nurse led union dedicated to improving the lives of our nurses and the patients they serve.


  • Ability to motivate and lead workers in struggle
  • Effective communication skills – listening, oral and written
  • Capacity to establish and cultivate relationships with people from diverse backgrounds
  • Knowledge of labor law in areas such as MMBA, FLSA, Title 22, Title 15, Cal OSHA, etc.
  • 2 year minimum experience as a union representative with background as an organizer.
  • Formal and informal negotiating skills
  • Proficiency in computer applications including email, Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint and use of the Internet
  • Willingness to work long hours, including evenings and weekends

Must have a car, driver’s license and insurance; cell phone with email capability.

For more information about RNPA, go to our website at: www.RNPA.net.

Compensation: At this time, this position is on a contract basis for 6 months which may lead to a full time benefited position.

Excellent hourly pay commensurate with experience.

How to Apply
Email your résumé, cover letter, and references to: RNExec@rnpa.net.

950 S. Bascom Avenue, Suite 2120
San Jose, CA 95128

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