Labor Relations Representative
We are seeking a Labor Relations Representative to represent our members covering the geographical area of Bakersfield and Porterville, CA.
This is a home-office position reporting to the Field Director in the Fresno Field Office in Fresno, CA. Travel is required approximately 4-5 days per week. The average travel miles are approximately 250-300 miles on a weekly basis.
This is a critical time for unions, our members, our communities and our schools. CSEA has been a stable and viable organization since 1927.
The Labor Relations Representative recruits, trains and develops members. The LRR leads, organizes, and mobilizes members for political action, and is their strongest advocate. The LRR assists with representational matters.
CSEA's members work in 750 school districts in California. We represent a diverse group of members which includes para-educators, administrative staff, food service, bus drivers and employees in IT, grounds, maintenance and operations.
This is a great position if you are passionate and committed to improving lives, education and communities.
We are dedicated to expanding the rights of classified school employees by securing benefits, pensions, protections and funding for the service they provide.
Our values for social justice, affordable health care and security for working families are what we fight for. Our advocacy for the rights, dignity and welfare of working people is our mission. If you feel passionate about the work we do, we want you to join us.
Examples of duties
Recruits and trains members
Provides leadership to rank-and-file negotiators and committees in collective bargaining
Represents members in hearings
Identifies and develops member leaders, chapter officers and stewards
Influences members and staff
Develops members who are committed as advocates for the union
The ideal candidate will have the following education and experience
A strong desire to recruit and mobilize volunteers around social justice issues
Bachelor's degree in a subject that still excites you
Work experience relevant to organizing and recruiting new members
Experience with negotiations, advocacy or dispute resolution is a strong plus
Excellent communications skills
Gain trust and confidence of members
Be a leader who is clear and convincing
Work with diverse groups
Show initiative, creativity and exercise sound judgment
Be organized, excellent at managing your resources, data and time
Keep sensitive information confidential
Be a trusted advisor
Be cool under pressure
Balance your life at work with your life outside of work
Quickly develop an understanding of CSEA culture
Weekend and evening work will be required, as well as occasional overnight travel
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Have a California driver's license, insurance and car
A combination of education, experience and training that would provide the required knowledge and abilities will be considered.
The salary range for the Labor Relations Representative is $67,370 - $98,002 with a generous car allowance. Starting salaries are typically at the first step on our salary range. Consideration may be given for exceptional qualifications and experience. We offer 17 paid holidays, 3 weeks' vacation to start and 5 weeks after 7 years, medical benefits for you and your family, life insurance coverage and a pension plan.
Only applications on our web site will be considered. Go to: www.csea.com/employment, upload your resume and write a cover letter that tells us why this ad caught your eye and why we should hire you as our next Labor Relations Representative!
Questions? Contact HR at [email protected] Please do not send resumes or other documents to this email.