Field Organiser (ongoing)

General Overview
The primary function of this role is to develop and implement effective campaigns and strategies to assist members to bring about positive change in their workplaces.
There is a strong emphasis on recruiting members and developing members, delegates and workplace leaders.
The position will report to the Team Leader and Lead Organiser and will be focused on meeting key union objectives of:
• helping members achieve fairness at work, job security, and the best possible pay and decent conditions
• being a union that most employees want to join
• promoting our members’ issues in the public and political arena

Job Description
Position Title: Field Organiser

Employment Status: Ongoing / Full Time

Salary Range: $67,602 – $88,094 (including Organiser Expense Allowance paid as salary) + 15.4% superannuation

Conditions of employment:
• flexible work practices and access to accrued days off
• best practice maternity leave provisions (26 weeks paid) and supporting parental leave (six weeks paid)
• employer super contributions on paid or unpaid parental leave for a period equal to a maximum of 52 weeks
• a comprehensive Employee Assistance Program
• a strong commitment to training and development
• salary sacrificing

Position reports to: Team Leader & Lead Organiser

Positions reporting to this position are: Nil

Location: Melbourne

Please submit your application by 5pm (AEST) Friday, 19 September 2014.

You must complete the on-line Employment Application Questionnaire and address the Selection Criteria to be considered for this position.

Please visit our website at https://cpsu.wufoo.com/forms/cpsu-employment-application/ to access the Employment Application Questionnaire.

The CPSU is an equal opportunity employer and actively encourages women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds to apply for position. Selection is merit based. Part time employment opportunities may be considered where suitable.

Essential Experience and Qualifications
1. A commitment to union values and principles, helping others and making a contribution to society
2. High level verbal communication and interpersonal skills
3. Ability to lead and organise, build relationships, motivate and develop individuals or groups
4. Demonstrated analytical thinking and problem solving skills
5. Ability to plan and organise work and achieve outcomes
6. Ability to work semi-autonomously, demonstrate initiative, drive and resilience in a changing environment
7. Well developed written communication skills

Desired Experience and Qualifications
1. Current driver’s license

$67,602 - $88,094

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Closing Date

Friday, September 19, 2014

Closing Time

05:00 PM


10 440 Collins St
Melbourne, NSW 3000

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Contact Name

Robert Alessi

Contact Email

Contact Phone

03 8620 6345

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