The Northern California Carpenters Regional Council (Nor Cal Carpenters Union) invites Journey level members to apply for the position of Organizer.


All Organizers work at the discretion of the Executive Secretary-Treasurer of the Nor Cal Carpenters Union. Organizers report directly to Senior Organizers where they are assigned and are overseen by the Director of Organizing. Applicants should expect to travel throughout the 46 counties represented by the Nor Cal Carpenters Union and must be willing to work long hours and weekends when necessary. Organizers work wherever assigned, not necessarily at their local union or close to their home.

Newly hired organizers are paid on a salary basis equivalent to forty (40) hours per week at Bridge Builder/Highway Carpenter Wage and Benefits, and are exempt, salaried employees.

All employees serve as “at will” employees of the Nor Cal Carpenters Union. 

Subject to the discretion of the Executive Secretary-Treasurer, Organizers should expect, but are not limited to the following work conditions:
  • Work hours needed to complete assigned tasks
  • Work Saturdays and Sundays when necessary
  • Conduct web-based research
  • Extensive travel when necessary
  • Participate fully in union activities
  • Public speaking
  • Attend continuing educational classes
Qualifications:
  • Be a Journey level Carpenter
  • Be a member in good standing of a local union within the jurisdiction of the Nor Cal Carpenters Union for twelve (12) consecutive months prior to the application date
  • Be a member of the United Brotherhood of Carpenters for a minimum of two (2) consecutive years prior to application date
  • Possess good communication skills
  • Possess a strong work ethic
  • Be committed to the principles, mission and goals of the Union
  • Be a team player

The Nor Cal Carpenters Union celebrates diversity and is committed to building an all-inclusive work environment. The Nor Cal Carpenters Union is an equal opportunity employer to all, regardless of age, ancestry, color, disability (mental and physical), exercising the right to family care and medical leave, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, medical condition (includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), military or veteran status, national origin, political affiliation, race, religious creed and sexual orientation or any other protected class.  

If you are offered and accept the position, you will not be permitted to start work until you complete the Form I-9 and present unexpired document(s) required by the Form I-9. The latest version of the Form I-9 is available on the USCIS website, https://www.uscis.gov/sites/default/files/document/forms/i-9-paper-version.pdf.

*NOTE: The Northern California Carpenters Regional Council (Nor Cal Carpenters Union) is a labor organization governed by Federal Law. All candidates for employment must comply with the rules and regulations as stated in the Labor-Management Reporting and Disclosure Act of 1959, (29 U.S.C. 504) Section 504.

Applicants must provide the following information at the time of interview.
  • A valid California Driver License
  • A valid TWIC (Transportation Worker Identification Card) 
  • A Current Department of Motor Vehicles Driving History Print Out
  • Current proof of auto insurance in applicant’s name
Applicants must be willing to undergo the following:
  • Comprehensive Background Check
  • Credit report history
  • Basic computer skills test
  • Attend a UBC 3-day evaluation class
  • Attend interview with the Nor Cal Carpenters Union hiring committee
Applications:

Application forms must be submitted electronically.

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