Local 520 is looking for a talented and motivated individual to help grow our strength.

Key Responsibilities: 

  • To conduct broad and intensive outreach efforts to non-union workers.
  • To building one-on-one relationships with workers.
  • To identify, recruit and develop worker leaders.
  • To conduct individual and group meetings with workers to move organizing campaigns forward.
  • To engage, motivate and mobilize workers to take action.
  • To plan and carry out actions and events to support worker organizing efforts.

Required Qualifications:   

  • Spanish fluency a plus.
  • Ability and willingness to work long and irregular hours, including nights and weekends.
  • Excellent listening, oral and written communication skills.
  • Basic computer literacy and ability to learn the organization’s technology tools. 
  • Ability to work independently as well as with a team.
  • Willingness to conduct work site and home visits.
  • Strong planning, time-management and problem-solving skills.
  • Willingness to work with people from diverse cultures and backgrounds.
  • Possession of a valid U.S. driver’s license, proof of auto insurance, and an automobile for business use.
  • Ability and willingness to travel is required.

Applications are available online or at:

IBEW Local Union 520

4818 East Ben White Boulevard, Suite 300

Austin, Texas 78741


No experience necessary we will train the right candidate.

Salary starts at $1,472.00/weekly (50 hours at current JIW hourly rate)

Benefits and Compensation:  Health insurance, annuity, mileage, and company phone

**Qualified candidates will be contacted to schedule an interview.

Applications will be accepted through March 18, 2020, and interviews will be held on March 23rd.