Union Representative II Job Openings in Ottawa, ON - SEIU Healthcare Recruitment 2018

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To make the company vision and mission comes true; SEIU Healthcare is open for new position as Union Representative II in Ottawa, ON start from March 2018. Everyone who’s interested in filling this vacant, please participate in this Union Representative II March 2018 recruitment in Ottawa, ON. It is advised for all participants to prepare all necessary requirements for this job recruitment procedure, as the process will need you to give suitable specification that the company wants for this position. If you feel that you are the one that can fill the specification, you can try to read further information on Union Representative II March 2018 in Ottawa, ON below.

SEIU Healthcare (Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 1 Canada) is a fast growing and progressive Union. We represent more than 58,000 health-care and community service workers in Ontario. Our mission is to improve the lives of working people and their families and lead the way to a more just and humane society. For more information, visit www.seiuhealthcare.ca.

This position is full-time working for Local 1 Canada.


A vacancy exists for a position of Union Representative II. Reporting to a regional support manager, this position is for an individual to service the Local 1 Canada membership in the Ottawa region and surrounding areas, and/or as assigned. As a full time servicing agent of the Local conducting union business in organized units, the Union Representative is responsible for dealing with all aspects of labour relations and increasing member engagement in the union. The Union Representative II is responsible for representing members in assigned units through managing collective agreements, legislation and their relationship with their employer while ensuring members' best interests and advocating on their behalf. The incumbent is also responsible for identifying member leaders and coach and mentor them to become more self-sufficient unit as well as mobilizing them for political lobbying and community activism, for the purpose of improving their work conditions.


  • Plan, develop and execute initiatives to encourage member driven unit events, actions and campaigns to resolve unit issues.
  • Coach stewards to lead various meetings and support SEIU in early identification and resolution of unit issues.
  • Support SEIUs political strategies by recruiting member leaders and promoting and participating in political actions and events.
  • Develop and maintain productive relationships with internal and external stakeholders (employers, members, internal departments, OLRB, arbitrators etc.).
  • Facilitate and coordinate General Membership Meetings, Steward Meetings, Labour Management Meetings, Site Visits, and Departmental Meetings in assigned units.
  • Lead collective bargaining for assigned units while working with the Research Department in accordance, with established standards, procedures, and timelines.
  • Manage the grievance process, working toward early resolution in accordance with individual collective agreements and SEIU's grievance process.
  • Analyze and interpret complex contract and legislative language. Resolve issues within units through interpretation and enforcement of contract and related legislation.
  • Work in collaboration with administrative support to ensure unit files, unit events, negotiation files, records, reports and grievance collateral is entered in MDS.
  • Facilitate attendance management and return to work meetings in assigned units.
  • Ensure timely submission and preparation of detailed files for interest and rights arbitration.
  • Ensure required committees in assigned units have SEIU representation.
  • Complete and submit monthly unit status reports and monthly expense reports.
  • Ensure legal and other billing accurately reflects events as they occur, and are submitted per policy.
  • Manage and record expenses made during the course of regular business using a company credit card/gas card, in accordance with SEIU financial policies.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (or equivalent) required.
  • Formal post-secondary education in a related field or equivalent workplace experience an asset
  • Minimum 3 years labour relations experience, preferably in a labour union environment.
  • Maintain valid driver's license and car.


  • Working knowledge of relevant legislation (ESA, OHRC, WSIA, OHSA, OLRA).
  • Ability to interpret collective agreement language and apply to specific situations.
  • Ability to bargain collective agreements and administer those agreements through their life cycle.
  • Ability to process grievances through referral to arbitration.
  • Ability to negotiate first and renewal collective agreements.
  • Proficient writing and verbal skills.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office and MDS.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, excellent writing and verbal skills.
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills.
  • Strong conflict resolution skills and the ability to deal with tense situations.
  • Self-motivated and able to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Time management skills.
  • Building and maintaining trust relationships with all stakeholders.


  • Work evenings and weekends. Work hours will vary to meet the needs of the operation.
  • Motor vehicle travel for long distances and on a frequent basis.
  • Travel by air and across borders.
  • Exposure to medical, healthcare and office facilities.
  • Dealing with adversarial situations and difficult personalities on a regular basis.
  • Sustained concentration, frequent reading and writing.
  • Managing multiple priorities on a regular basis.


The Union Representative will be evaluated based on an annual score card developed by Human Resources and the Director of the Member Service Centre.

Salary and other terms and conditions are in accordance with the field staff collective agreement. Please note that the Employer reserves the right to transfer, or assign staff anywhere within the Local 1 Canada jurisdiction.

Written applications detailing qualifications and experience should be submitted no later than 4:30 PM on January 7th, 2018 to the following link:


SEIU Local 1 Canada thanks all applicants for their interest. However, only those considered for an interview will be contacted. SEIU Local 1 Canada is committed to diversity in its workplaces and welcomes applications from all visible minority groups, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities among other self-identified diverse groups. We also provide accessible employment practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). If you require accommodation for a disability during any stage of the recruitment process, please notify Human Resources. Please note that only individuals who are selected for interviews will be contacted. We thank you for considering SEIU.

Job Type: Full-time

As one of the leading company in Canada, SEIU Healthcare opens a variety of opportunities for employees to grow and make them as future leaders of the professional and disciplined. SEIU Healthcare also offers a dynamic work environment in order to encourage employees to contribute optimally, and at the same time is able to learn new skills and knowledge through the company program.

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