Union Job Postings - Updated 10/07/16
These listings are staff positions at NYC CLC Affiliates and Community Partners.
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The Mason Tenders' District Council of Greater New York and Long Island has emerged as one of the most progressive and aggressive labor organizations in the nation. The nearly 15,000 members of the Mason Tenders District Council (MTDC) include construction workers, asbestos and hazardous materials handlers and recycling and waste handlers.
The MTDC is seeking candidates to fill the position of Laborers Health and Safety Fund Director.
The ideal candidate will possess the following qualities:
Strong research, writing and communication skills with a commitment to and interest in worker safety and health issues.
A degree and/or equivalent work experience in the fields of public health, safety and health, construction safety or other related disciplines;
Work experience conducting research and policy analysis on safety and health issues.
Minimum of 3 to 5 years of training and safety experience, NYCOSH and /or OSHA experience preferred
Previous work with allies such as unions, community organizations, safety and health coalitions or other worker safety focused organizations.
A demonstrated ability to communicate to a variety of audiences
Excellent writing and analytical skills.
Working knowledge of internet research
Self starter and well organized.
Knowledge of Federal, state and local health & safety and environmental regulations (OSHA, Cal/OSHA, EPA, etc.)
The Safety Director will be responsible for, but not limited to, the following job functions:
Designing and conducting safety policy research, in collaboration with partners, including:
Researching and analyzing national and local legislative and regulatory policy initiatives related to worker safety and health
Researching industry safety and health practices
Analyzing new safety and health research
Summarizing relevant government and academic research
Play a key role in carrying out the mission of LIUNA to provide education about occupational safety and health to union members.
Work with LIUNA Local Unions and affiliated organizations to develop safety and health training programs and campaigns.
Conduct safety and health training sessions
Contribute to and write reports, public testimony, blogs and public education materials for safety campaigns and initiatives.
Represent the MTDC in various public arenas, including coalition meetings, administrative or legislative briefings and with the media.
Maintain and strengthen the MTDC capacity through regular review of relevant information, emerging trends, resources, tools, technical and technological developments related to workplace safety and health.
Providing technical, research and strategic assistance to grass roots allies.
Monitors workplace activities to ensure that workers comply with company policies and government safety regulations.
Provide instructional materials
Protect members engaged in the environmental trades
Help signatory contractors meet, and often surpass, government safety and health standards
Heightens employee and employer awareness of various diseases and health risks that workers face
Supports major health and safety research and prevention programs
Create a variety of communication tools distributed to construction sites to remind workers of the importance of personal protective equipment and other safety precautions
Salary is commensurate with experience. Competitive benefits package. Mason Tenders District Council is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or national origin.
Please send all resumes to email@example.com or GNY LECET, 266 West 37th street, Suite 1100, NY, NY 10018
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Candidates should have experience in labor, political, or community activism/organizing, and be able to build one-on-one relationships with workers.
Candidates should also have a commitment to social justice and workers’ rights.
To apply, please email a cover letter and resume with the subject line “Union Organizer” to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please be as specific as possible in cover letter with experience and skills, and why you want to be a Union Organizer for UFCW 1500.
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The UFT seeks a campaign communications professional with a background in labor or progressive nonprofits to join its member communications team.
Candidates should be able to help develop and produce print and online materials for the union’s campaigns and to write for the website and the member newspaper. S/he should have strong writing skills and the ability to produce content for a variety of communications channels, including print, website and social media.
Candidates should have a minimum of 2-3 years of experience working in strategic communications or issue advocacy, preferably for a labor union or non-profit, and a dedicated commitment to social justice and the labor movement.
Applicants should submit a cover letter and resume as well as 1-2 work samples to the Director of Member Communications at email@example.com.