Union agent job description

Union Agent
Location: Oahu and Hawaii Island
Application Deadline: May 31, 2018

Duties and Responsibilities

Under the direct supervision of the Field Service Officer or Division Chief, the essential duties and responsibilities of the Union Agent include advocating for HGEA members, contract enforcement, grievance handling, member/steward recruitment and organizing, and providing other membership services. Union Agents are represented by the Hawaii Association of Union Agents (HAUA) and its labor agreement.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor degree from an accredited college of university and more than six (6) months of professional work experience handling complaints and resolving problems directly with customers/clients; work experience speaking before small and large groups; and knowledge of government operations and basic union principles and practices.

Ability to generate letters, reports and other documents; possess effective verbal and written communication skills; provide excellent customer service; work outside of normal work hours and on the weekends, as needed; possess a valid Hawaii driver’s license and reliable personal vehicle to travel frequently to and from various meeting locations around the island. Knowledge of Microsoft Office programs such as Word is preferred and prior employment in a local government agency and active union membership are desired.

How to Apply

If you are interested in applying, please read the duties and responsibilities and minimum qualifications stated above and submit a completed application form with job reference number to the Human Resources Office. Please download the application form from our website at http://www.hgea.org/careers and email to jobs@hgea.org.