Labor and Employee Relations Specialist
Job Posted: 31 July 2017
Company: Chelan County Public Utility District
Closing Date: Until filled
Location: Wenatchee, Washington

Chelan County PUD is located in the geographical center of Washington State at the confluence of the Columbia and Wenatchee rivers.   A public power leader, the complex and progressive nature of PUD operations offer a unique mix of challenges and opportunities.  Rated by National Geographic as one of the top 10 mountain towns in the U.S., and by Sunset Magazine as one of the top 20 Western DREAM TOWNS, Wenatchee is a recreational paradise with an abundance of adventure. The natural beauty of the Wenatchee Valley provides a vivid backdrop to its thriving economy, where the quality of life is high and the climate is moderate with four distinct seasons, including more than 200 days of sunshine!

The Labor & Employee Relations Specialist reports to the Director of Safety, Labor and Organizational Development. The incumbent develops and maintains positive and productive relationships with employees and labor representatives.  Responsible for all aspects of labor and employee relations including representing Chelan PUD in labor negotiations, grievances and arbitrations; ensuring uniform and equitable application of the labor agreement, employment policies and practices and compliance with applicable labor laws; and assisting supervisors with resolving employee and organizational issues.

In addition to a competitive salary range of $87,680 - $109,600 (based on qualifications, skills and abilities), Chelan PUD employees also enjoy outstanding benefits which include the option of a zero cost medical plan (medical, dental and vision for all eligible dependents), short and long-term disability, Washington State Public Employee's Retirement System, Deferred Compensation (with company matching funds up to 5%), 11 holidays and initial personal leave accrual at 21 days per year. 

Chelan PUD is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and values diversity at all levels of the organization. M/F/Disability/Vet

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