Our Union

Executive Director

Affiliate: District Council 36
Location:Los Angeles, CA
Posting Date:December 20, 2018

AFSCME District Council 36 is seeking applicants for the position of Executive Director. AFSCME Council 36 is a member governed organization consisting of 58 individual unions within its Council representing more than 19,000 members within Southern California. All legislative and policy making lies with the respective Executive Boards and members.

The position of the Executive Director shall be employed by the Executive Board and shall serve at the pleasure of the Board. The Council 36/AFSCME Executive Board may negotiate an employee contract with the Executive Director. He/she shall be the Council's administrative and executive officer, and shall devote his/her full time to the Council. The Executive Director shall serve as a non-voting member of the Executive Board.

Carry out direction set by the AFSCME District Council 36 Executive board.

Must have prior, successful management experience within a Labor Organization. Able to collaborate, mentor, and lead a team. Candidates must be solution oriented, capable of conflict management, proactive, and trustworthy. Knowledge and abilities must include:

Candidates must have been a rank and file member of a bona fide Labor Union

Current or former AFSCME or AFSCME affiliate employee. Knowledge of the Southern California political environment. Technologically savvy to move our Labor Organization forward utilizing modern technological tools and services.

AFSCME District Council 36 offers competitive salary and benefits.

Candidates should email their résumés to LRomero@afscme36.org, or mail to

Attention: Linda Romero
514 Shatto Place
Los Angeles California 90020

All résumés to be considered must be received no later than January 31, 2019.

Selected candidates may undergo 2 or more interviews (in person or teleconference), background checks, and employment/reference verification.

A final candidate will be selected and notified no later than April 2019.

The AFSCME District Council 36 Executive Board reserves the right to adjust the above timeline as necessary to facilitate the employment of the right candidate.

AFSCME District Council 36 is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, equity and inclusion and strongly encourages all those qualified and interested to apply.