Labor Relations Representative

Deadline: 6/17/2019 12:00:00 AM
Position Reference Number: HR007
Salary Range: Grade 9 / $48,310.09 - $72,465.65
Division-Section-Unit: Administration Division/ HR Section
Shift: Monday – Friday 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Location: Providence
Assignment(s) Comments:
Position Covered By Collective Bargaining Union Agreement: No
Name of Bargaining Unit Union:


This position will assist in the administration of collective bargaining agreements and participate in the development of the company’s employment and labor relations strategies. This position is also responsible for maintaining pro-active employee / labor relations and monitoring and compliance with all applicable Federal and State employment and labor laws. Researches and develops reports on analysis / trends, etc. pertaining to labor relations issues and employee relations matters, activities and functions. Assists in grievance and arbitration preparation. Implements or assists in the implementation of negotiated labor agreements. Consults and provides advice to managers and supervisors in the interpretation of the CBA, disciplinary actions, and the handling of grievances to ensure consistent and uniform application. Develops and maintains communications with Union representatives and outside Labor Counsel. Works with HR Training Facilitator in the development and implementation of training programs on labor topics for managers and supervisors. Accountable for keeping accurate records and documents pertaining to grievances, discipline procedures, terminations, and related actions. Works with the negotiating team to develop and design labor relations negotiating strategies and substantive proposals for collective bargaining. Participates in all phases of collective bargaining as a member of the NBC negotiating team. Performs other duties and projects as assigned.          


Duties of this position require a demonstrated understanding of & expertise in the Labor Relations and Human Resources technical and professional discipline. Three to five years’ experience in labor relations, contract negotiation, contract administration, policies and procedure development, and strong knowledge of applicable State and Federal regulations. The incumbent must have a four-year degree in Labor Relations, Human Resources management, or related field. Must possess and utilize strong interpersonal skills and have good written / verbal communications skills. Must effectively manage multi tasks / projects, have the ability to solve problems and demonstrate the utmost tact and discretion in handling confidential employee/management information. HR Certification Preferred.

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Provisions:

Reasonable Accommodations:
If an applicant is unable to perform any essential job functions because of his/her disability, but can achieve the required results by means of a REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION, then the individual shall not be considered unqualified for the position.

Medical Information:
Successful completion of a pre-placement physical examination and drug screen will be required after a conditional offer of employment has been made. Apply within the application period as shown. The NBC does not assume responsibility for applications sent through the mail. NOTE: The Narragansett Bay Commission union contracts allow a 3 day grace period for its members only.


    The Narragansett Bay Commission
    Human Resources Office
    One Service Road
    Providence, RI 02905
    Fax (401) 461-2242

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