AFSCME Council 65
East Central, Minnesota
August 11, 2022
PURPOSE: The Labor Representative/Organizer is responsible for performing a multitude of duties that provide services to AFSCME 65 members and locals in their assigned area with an overall responsibility for empowering our members.
DIRECTIONS AND DECISION MAKING
This position reports to the Field and Organizing Services 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 Field and Organizing Services 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 is 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.
The geographic assignment area is the East Central, Minnesota area. Applicants must be willing to live within the geographic assignment area. Roughly, this includes the counties of Benton, Mille Lacs, Kanabec, Isanti, Pine, and Aitkin. The person hired shall be given 90 days in which to relocate. Specific local assignments shall be as assigned by the Executive Director of AFSCME Council 65.
The position provides an expense package, insurance, and pension plan. Annual starting salary is $60,480, placement on the wage scale is limited by the collective bargaining agreement.
If you wish to apply for the position, please submit your resume so it is received in our office prior to 4:00 p.m. on Friday, September 2nd, 2022. You must include a daytime phone number with your resume. All resumes are to be emailed to [email protected] or sent to the following address:
Shannon Douvier Executive Director AFSCME Council 65
3335 West St. Germain Street, Suite 107 St. Cloud, MN 56301
Candidates selected for interviews will be contacted to schedule a date and time. If you have any questions, please contact Shannon Douvier at 218-885-3242, ext 201
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $60,480.00 per year