• Type: Full Time
  • Ottawa

Website SEIU Local 2

Job Title:       Union Representative

Salary:            Per the Collective Agreement

Location:       Ottawa Regional Office


The Service Employees International Union Local 2 (SEIU Local 2) is a 20,000-member organization that represents workers in British Columbia, Alberta, Ontario, New Brunswick and Nova Scotia.  We are currently seeking a Union Representative to work out of our Ottawa Regional Office.



The Union Representative is responsible for assisting SEIU Local 2 members in negotiating and enforcing their collective agreement.  The Union Representative mobilizes members to build worker power in the workplace and raise standards across the sectors they work.


Duties include:

·       Identifying, training and activating workplace leaders.

·       Engaging membership through workplace meetings, surveys and campaigns.

·       Representing workers in disciplinary and grievance meetings.

·       Enforcing the collective agreement through grievances.

·       Enforcing labour laws through various complaint mechanisms.

·       Negotiating collective agreements.

·       Training worker-leaders.


·       Experience administering collective agreements.

·       Excellent written and oral communication skills.

·       Demonstrated commitment to member-driven unionism and/or experience as a social justice activist.

·       Valid Drivers license and vehicle.

·       Bilingual – English and French

·       Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs.

·       Experience in external organizing methods a plus.

·       Strong aptitude for managing online database systems.


Send application with subject line “Ottawa Union Rep” to:



To apply for this job email your details to kkirkland@seiulocal2.ca