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CENTRAL OKLAHOMA FIELD ORGANIZER Application and Job Description



Responsible for organizing state employees under the general direction of the Membership Director. Will identify and recruit members, organize workers to address worksite issues; Educate and train leaders to participate in Association activities. Overnight and travel is involved.



      • $40,000 per year base salary and a generous performance-based incentive program with the ability to make up to $68,000 per year.

      • Yearly Longevity bonuses including years of service to the state of Oklahoma.

      • $65/per month phone stipend

      • Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, and a $20,000 life insurance policy

      • 401k style retirement with employer contributions

      • Mileage reimbursement or company-provided vehicle for work-related travel.

      • Accrue Paid Time Off and sick Leave in addition to Paid State Holidays

      • Meals are paid for by OPEA when traveling for work.

    Examples of Work Performed:

        • Work with the Membership Director to develop and implement an organizing plan.

        • Responsible for organizing state employees at work locations as defined in the organizing plan and based on agency, facility, shift, occupation, and geographic areas.

        • Works with Membership Director to develop and implement strategies to recruit new members.

        • Will recruit and develop work location leaders and promote participation in Association activities.

        • Assist members in the development and implementation of strategies to address work location issues.

        • Mobilize members to participate in rallies and other OPEA activities.

        • Maintain plans, files, and related documents on targeted work locations and chapters.

        • Assist and support chapters, leaders, and activities.

        • Answers inquiries from members regarding public employees’ rights and benefits.

        • Performs related work as required and assigned.

      Knowledge and Skills:

          • Shall be knowledgeable of conditions pertaining to Oklahoma state employment and Oklahoma Politics

          • Ability to establish and maintain working relationships in an adversarial setting; in communicating effectively and exercising good judgment in evaluating situations and making decisions.

          • Self-Starter: Must be able to set your own schedule and plan events to meet recruitment standards.

        Education and Experience:

            • Bachelor’s degree; OR

            • May substitute degree with 4 years of experience in Oklahoma state employment, employee relations, sales, politics, collective bargaining, or a combination of those listed.

          Work Environment:

              • Work from home eligible after one year of employment; Office Located at 13 NE 28th St, OKC, OK 73105

              • Set your own work schedule

              • Results based expectations & Bonuses

              • Small Staff (less than 10 employees)

              • Room for growth and promotions

            Oklahoma Public Employees Association is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our policy is clear: there shall be no discrimination on the basis of age, disability, sex, race, religion or belief, gender reassignment, marriage/civil partnership, pregnancy/maternity, or sexual orientation.

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