Job Opening: Staff Assistant (Arbitration)

Published: Feb 27 2019 8:58AM

The BMWED-IBT National Division is seeking applicants for the position of Staff Assistant – Arbitration.  The position will be located in our arbitration office in Chicago, IL with a starting salary of $86,361.40.  The anticipated starting date for this position is May 1, 2019 or as soon as otherwise practicable. 

The primary responsibility of Staff Assistant in the Chicago Office is to prepare written submissions for arbitration of claims and grievances before the National Railroad Adjustment Board and public law boards.  Candidates must have strong written and verbal communication skills, analytical skills, demonstrated organizational abilities and basic computer literacy.

BMWED will provide job training, a relocation package, and other benefits.

The BMWED is an Equal Opportunity employer.  Resume should include details of your railroad work history, union activity and a sample of your writing skills.  Experience in handling claims and grievances will be considered a plus. 


Applications for the Chicago Staff Assistant position will be accepted through March 31, 2019.

Please send Resume and Cover Letter to:

Job Opening - BMWED
Attn: Mark Schappaugh
Asst. to President
150 S. Wacker Drive Suite 300
Chicago, IL 60606

If sending by mail, please choose USPS or UPS

or by email @ MarkS@bmwe.org

If sending by email please include “Job Opening” in the subject line and attach application materials in PDF Format.

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