Divisional Manager Ambulance

Selection Criteria

The applicant will have:

  • A minimum of 3 years experience as an organiser or relevant industry experience as a Paramedic
  • Highly developed interpersonal and written communication skills which includes the ability to explain complex matters in an appropriate, clear and concise manner
  • Excellent organising skills and ideas
    • A demonstrated commitment to trade unionism
    • Ability to contribute to the leadership and overall strategic direction of the Union
    • Proven experience in conflict resolution and negotiation/Experience with enterprise bargaining or award negotiation
    • Proven ability in building relationships and positive rapport with a range of stakeholders
    • Sound organisational skills including the ability to effectively manage multiple task and projects unsupervised
    • Be able to take direction and guidance on the progress of their own work and show a willingness to engage in professional development
    • Ability to work some non-standard hours and be based in different parts of NSW
    • Drivers license
    • Demonstrated success at growing union membership and leadership
    • Thorough knowledge of contemporary issues in the NSW Ambulance Service.


The position will:

  • Present draft Organising plans for their area to the Union executive
  • Visit Ambulance Service and Paramedic workplaces across NSW to recruit members to the Union and assist in dispute resolution
  • Evaluate issues and determine whether a matter is an organising opportunity
  • Manage membership growth in their area of responsibility
  • Evaluate and escalate where necessary larger scale issues and campaigns
  • Work co-operatively with Industrial and other Divisions in the co-ordination of major campaigns
  • Develop and manage Organising resources including campaign material
  • Manage strategic stakeholder relationships
  • Keep senior organisational leaders informed of progress and issues
  • Execute comprehensive mapping activities across the Ambulance Service and utilise this information in their planning work

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Health Services Union NSW/ACT

Closing Date

Sunday, August 16, 2015

Closing Time

06:00 PM


Pitt St
Sydney, NSW 2000

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Contact Name

Ben Chapman

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