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Field Representative/Organizer

Affiliate: Council 20
Location:Washington DC area including Maryland and Virginia
Posting Date:January 22, 2018

Purpose

The Field Representative/Organizer position will initially be working within Virginia, with a specific focus on building and strengthening an existing Local. The Field Rep-Organizer has the overall responsibilities of building local union capacity; empowering current membership through internal and external organizing; and planning, managing, and executing representational programs within locals and subordinate chapters.   

This position has a wide range of responsibilities and is involved in assisting locals and subordinate chapters representing a variety of occupations.  These groups may be spread throughout various facilities in a county or municipality located in the Washington DC area including Maryland and Virginia.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES (Examples provide a general summary of the type of work that is required.)

Directions and Decision Making

This position reports to the Executive Director or designee, (or AFSCME Administrator, if applicable). The Field Rep/Organizer works independently, but keeps supervisor regularly apprised of developments during organizing activities.

Education and Experience

High school diploma or equivalent and 3 to 5 years of relevant organizing/servicing experience: or any combination of education and experience which provides the following knowledge, skills and abilities:

Physical Requirements (as required by ADA)

Work is performed in a variety of employment settings including workers’ homes, neighborhoods, and worksites, county and municipal government forums and events.  Driving, travel, temporary assignments and extended work hours may be required. Valid driver’s license required.

Starting Date:            January 16th, 2018 (negotiable, but no later than February 1st).

Wages & Benefits:      Wages based on Field/Org Reps experiences

Send Resume:
Andrew Washington, Director Council 20: awashington@districtcouncil20.org
Or mail to: AFSCME Council 20, Local 3001
100 M Street, S.E., Rm 250
Washington, D.C., 20003
Office: 202-234-6506
Fax: 202-234-6531