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LABOR REPRESENTATIVE/ORGANIZER

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Location:Southeast Minnesota
Posting Date:January 03, 2020

PURPOSE: The Labor Representative/Organizer is responsible for performing a multitude of duties that provide services to AFSCME members and locals in their assigned area with an overall responsibility for empowering our members.

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: Assigned as Council 65 labor representative for Assigned Locals and any newly organized units in the assigned area.

DIRECTIONS AND DECISION MAKING 

This position reports to the Executive Director on a regular basis and will be expected to keep their supervisor regularly apprised of developments on all labor relations activities. Organizing leads or related activities shall be reported directly to the Organizing Director. She/he will be expected to motivate and activate local union members for negotiation campaigns, local, State and Federal elections, develop strategies for internal organizing and PEOPLE participation. Work is performed independently, yet in coordination with the Director or as directed by other Council 65 administrative staff.

REQUIREMENTS (and physical demands as required by ADA)

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE 

High School Diploma-post secondary education is preferred. Experience in union organizing or advocacy is preferred. Any equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the primary responsibilities will be considered. Experience with Outlook, Microsoft Office and Excel is required.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS (as required by ADA)

Work is performed from a field office. Lifting: 25 lbs. Driving, travel, temporary assignments and extended work hours are required. Valid driver's license required. Hearing and vision acuity are necessary.

Must pass pre-employment physical and drug screening / Must pass background check and reference. Excellent salary and benefit package provided. The position is covered by the MIFSCA collective bargaining agreement.

Status: Full-Time- AFSCME Council 65

Immediate Supervisor: Executive Director

Date: December 2019