The Montana State Office of Labor Relations is looking for an experienced Labor Relations Specialist. We’re seeking an innovative problem solver with solid labor-management relations experience, including collective bargaining negotiation, contract administration, and grievance arbitration experience. If this sounds like the job for you, send us your resume and cover letter. In your cover letter, please tell us about your talents and your experience promoting cooperative labor-management relationships.
Our labor relations specialists provide collective bargaining and other labor-management relations services to executive branch agencies.
The incumbent negotiates collective bargaining agreements for designated state bargaining units; represents agency management as chief spokesperson in collective bargaining sessions by implementing strategies, presenting proposals and counter proposals; researches, analyzes information and consults with agency management to develop proposals, counter proposals and strategies used in negotiations; represents management at mediation and fact-finding; prepares briefs and petitions arguing management’s position before the board of personnel appeals; develops responses to unfair labor practice charges and represents management in ULP hearings; provides advice and assistance in handling grievances and researches, prepares and presents management’s case in arbitrations; participates in strike management by maintaining liaison between management and labor; develops and provides training and assistance to managers in contract interpretation and administration and other aspects of labor management relations.
Read more about this opening and apply online at https://svc.mt.gov/statejobsearch/listingdetails.aspx?id=7413