Engineers and Scientists Of California Local 20 IFPTE AFL-CIO/CLC

Engineers and Scientists Of California Local 20

Union Representative / Organizer
Bay Area, Northern CA, and Central, CA

Based out of Oakland, CA


The Engineers and Scientists of California Local 20, International Federation of Profes-sional and Technical Engineers, AFL-CIO & CLC is a democratic labor union represent-ing more than 8,000 workers throughout California. The Local is headquartered in Oakland and has an experienced, activist, and united Executive Board. ESC Local 20 mem-bers are highly skilled professionals employed principally at Pacific Gas and Electric Company (“PG&E”), Kaiser Permanente, private and public health care facilities, local and federal government agencies, and legal non-profits.

ESC Local 20 seeks to hire an experienced Union Representative/Organizer. This indi-vidual will work closely with the elected leadership and the Executive Director in creating and executing campaigns to build membership and union power. ESC Local 20 is looking for candidates who have at least three (3) years of experience representing workers and bargaining contracts in the labor movement, preferably with technical and professional workers.

Duties include:

  • contract negotiations and campaigns
  • providing support for ongoing labor-management structures
  • grievance administration and contract enforcement
  • member development and training
  • supporting ESC’s goals and political program
  • organizing non-union workplaces to join the union
  • understanding of technical details in complex contract review and enforcement

Compensation is highly competitive, and step placement is dependent on experience and qualifications. Initial salary range is $113,672 – $137,488. Outstanding benefits package includes 100% employer-paid family medical and prescription coverage. ESC provides a 401K/Pension employer contribution of 21% of the annual base salary. The position has generous time-off benefits that include vacation and compensatory time off provisions.

Desired qualifications:

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • A team player who possesses the ability to engage with people from diverse back-grounds
  • Ability to think strategically and exercise a high degree of judgment
  • Candidates should have a minimum of 3 years’ experience with bargaining complex contracts.

The Union Representative/Organizer will be based out of the ESC Local 20 office in Oakland. The job will require travel as part of representation and organizing drives. Work can include long, irregular hours, including evenings and weekends. A valid Driver’s License and insurability are a requirement for this position. Willing to complete a background check.

To Apply:
Please submit a résumé and cover letter via email with the subject line of “Rep/Organizer” by April 30, 2024 to:

Email: repjobsearch@ifpte20.org
Francisco Preciado, Executive Director, ESC Local 20, IFPTE AFL-CIO/CLC

Local 20, IFPTE is deeply committed to diversity and inclusion in its hiring practices. We are an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. Women and people of color are encouraged to apply.

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