Northern California Carpenters Regional Council

Position Announcement: Organizer



The Northern California Carpenters Regional Council invites Journey level members to apply for the position of Organizer. All Organizers work at the discretion of the Executive Secretary-Treasurer of the Regional Council. Organizers report directly to Lead and Senior Organizers where they are assigned and are overseen by the Director of Organizing.  Applicants should expect to travel throughout the 46 counties represented by the Northern California Carpenters Regional Council and must be willing to work long hours and weekends.  Organizers work wherever assigned, not necessarily at their local union or close to their home.


Newly hired organizers are paid on a salary basis of 40 hours per week at Bridge Builder/ Highway Carpenter Wage and Benefits, and are exempt, salaried employees.


All employees serve as “at will” employees of the Northern California Carpenters Regional Council. 

Subject to the Executive Secretary-Treasurer, organizers should expect, but are not limited to the following work conditions:

  • Work hours needed to complete assigned tasks

  • Work Saturdays and Sundays when necessary

  • Conduct web based research

  • Extensive travel

  • Participate fully in union activities

  • Public speaking

  • Attend continuing educational classes



  • Be a Journey level Carpenter

  • Be a member in good standing of a local union in the jurisdiction for the Northern California Carpenters Regional Council for twelve (12) consecutive months prior to the application date

  • Be a member of the United Brotherhood of Carpenters for a minimum of two (2) consecutive years prior to application date

  • Possess good communication skills

  • Possess a strong work ethic

  • Bilingual a plus

  • Be committed to the principles and goals of the Union

  • Be a team player


The Northern California Carpenters Regional Council is an equal opportunity employer to all, regardless of age, ancestry, color, disability (mental and physical), exercising the right to family care and medical leave, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, military or veteran status, national origin, political affiliation, race, religious creed, sex (includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), and sexual orientation. Women and persons of color are strongly encouraged to apply.


If you are offered and accept the position, you will not be permitted to start work until you complete the Form I-9 and present unexpired document(s) required by the Form I-9. The latest version of the Form I-9 is available on the USCIS website,


*NOTE: The Northern California Carpenters Regional Council is a labor organization governed by Federal Law. All candidates for employment must comply with the rules and regulations as stated in the Labor-Management Reporting and Disclosure Act of 1959, (29 U.S.C. 504) Section 504.

Applicants must provide the following information at the time of interview.

  • A valid California Driver License

  • A valid TWIC (Transportation Worker Identification Card) 

  • A Current Department of Motor Vehicles Driving History Print Out (must be actual DMV print out)

  • Current proof of auto insurance in applicants name


Applicants must be willing to undergo the following:

  • Comprehensive Background Check

  • Credit report history

  • Reading retention and language literacy test

  • Computer skills test

  • Attend a UBC 3-day evaluation class

  • Attend interview with the NCCRC hiring committee



Application forms must be submitted electronically below; with resumes attached, by 5:00 p.m. on April 30, 2021.