03 Jul
Labor Relations Representative (Santa Rosa)
California, San francisco bay area

Labor Relations Representative

Santa Rosa, CA

We are seeking Labor Relations Representatives for our Field Office in Concord, CA.

This is a home office position and should be expected to drive 350-450 miles a week in the geographical area of Santa Rosa.

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.

Over 250,000 of 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

Negotiates contracts

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

Organizes volunteers for elections, walks precincts, turns out voters

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

Ability to

Gain trust and confidence of members

Be a leader who is clear and convincing

Be strategic

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

Work weekends, evenings, travel overnight occasionally

Other requirements

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 $69,391-$100,942 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/careers, 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!

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