PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND UNION OF PUBLIC SECTOR EMPLOYEES
Permanent Full Time
The 5000 member union with its head office in Charlottetown, PEI is seeking to fill the permanent position of Resource and Organizing Officer. This position is responsible for identifying and maintaining new and existing bargaining units as well as acting as the first resource to the membership for contract inquiries. This position plays a lead role in recruiting, developing and providing educational support to leaders in member bargaining units.
Duties include but are not limited to:
Identify and implement potential work units to organize
Understand and develop a strategic comprehensive plan for potential organizing drives
Recruit, develop and provide assistance to leaders in workplaces that UPSE has identified as organizing targets
Administration of certification applications and coordination of other procedures needed to meet the legal requirements to represent a new group of workers
Respond to general questions of UPSE collective agreements from members
Administration of the Health Development and Training Fund
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University degree or college diploma from a recognized institution in a related field. An equivalent combination of education and experience combined with an extensive history in the labour movement may be considered.
Proficient use of MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and database programs
Ability to work independently
Ability to work collaboratively with other labour organizations and the general public
Strong organizational, project and program management skills
Knowledge of UPSE collective agreements, ability to interpret and explain articles to members
Excellent verbal and interpersonal skills required to present and explain information, policies and positions of the union to individuals and groups
Workshop facilitation and established conflict resolution skills
Knowledge of the PEI Labour Act
Knowledge of the PEI UPSE organization and the bargaining unit it represents
Daily access to reliable transportation and a valid driver’s license is required
A good previous work and attendance record.
The successful applicant must provide a satisfactory Criminal Records Check prior to beginning employment.
Terms and conditions:
Annual Salary: $59,394 - $74,015. Wages and benefits as per the collective agreement between the P.E.I. Union of Public Sector Employees and UFCW Local 864
Please submit cover letter and resume in envelope marked CONFIDENTIAL to:
UPSE Staff Relations Committee, Wilma Ramsay, Committee Chair
4 Enman Crescent, Charlottetown PE C1E 1E6
or by email: email@example.com
Deadline for Applications is Tuesday, May 22, 2018 at 4:30 pm.