IFPTE Local 21

IFPTE Local 21
International Federation of Professional and Technical Engineers

Field Organizers

Some travel between our San Francisco, Oakland,
Martinez and San Jose offices may be required.


Immediate Opening

Local 21 is hiring Field Organizers on a project basis to assist our staff with an 8-12-month plan to increase union membership and participation of our public sector members in our union. Local 21 represents 11,000 highly trained professional and technical employees dedicated to governmental service in the San Francisco Bay Area.


  • Increase membership in represented bargaining units;
  • Identify important worksite issues;
  • Recruit and develop new member leaders;
  • Maintain current database with accurate information;
  • Support field staff with worksite meetings and leadership development;
  • Engage members in union programs and campaigns that build our strength as a union.
  • Some travel between our San Francisco, Oakland, Martinez and San Jose offices may be required.


  • Demonstrated commitment to social justice;
  • Strong social, written and verbal communication skills;
  • Motivated self-starter who is also a solid team player;
  • Strong computer skills a plus (Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook);
  • Car and CA driver's license required;
  • Willingness to work some evenings and weekends;
  • Minimum one-year experience in labor, political or community organizing a strong plus;
  • Bilingual a plus.

Salary ranges from $71,000 - $87,000 per year depending on experience, and benefits are very competitive.

Email a cover letter and résumé with references to: mjaimes@ifpte21.org, Subject: Field Organizer

IFPTE Local 21 is deeply committed to diversity and inclusion in our hiring practices. We are an affirmative action, equal opportunity employed and interested in applicants of all ages, races, sexual orientations, national origins, ethnicities, and religions.

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