The Montana Federation of Public Employees, in partnership with its national partners, seeks a qualified individual to fill the position of Project Staff Organizer. The Project Staff Organizer will assist the Montana Federation of Public Employees (MFPE) and its local affiliates to organize and engage workers to build power in the workplace through union representation and collective bargaining. This position will be based in Helena, MT and may involve moderate in-state and limited out-of-state travel.
Successful applicant should have expertise or work experience in union or other organizing efforts. Applicants must also demonstrate strong oral and written communication skills, in addition to computer literacy with expertise and experience in database management and utilization.
Project staff duties will include assisting MFPE members and leaders in the process of growing union membership and providing organizing support for new and existing MFPE bargaining units. This is a project staff position, responsible to both national and state union affiliate management. Competitive salary between $40,000 and $43,000 per year depending on experience, and benefits including health insurance and cell phone stipend. Application is by letter and resume, detailing relevant experience and education, to Erik Burke, MFPE Executive Director, 1232 E. Sixth Ave., Helena MT 59601, or by e-mail to [email protected]. Position to remain open until filled.