Industrial Officer

The NTEU (Queensland Division) is seeking to employ a full-time Industrial Officer on a continuing basis.   The position is based at the Queensland Division Office in Taringa and also works out of NTEU Branch offices on Queensland university campuses.  Some travel may be required.

The NTEU is a federally registered membership-led union with coverage of academic and general staff in higher education. The NTEU represents workers in all Queensland universities and their associated student organisations, research institutes and companies.


Negotiating collective agreements; advocacy before industrial tribunals and internal university tribunals; negotiating with higher education managements on individual and collective cases and disputes; providing members with industrial advice and training; and co-ordinating with organising campaigns.


Relevant tertiary qualifications or equivalent; experience in the trade union movement and commitment to trade union principles; demonstrated experience in advocacy before tribunals; demonstrated experience in negotiating agreements; campaign skills (including a demonstrated commitment to and understanding of the principles of organising); excellent communication skills; and a current drivers licence.


Knowledge of the higher education industry; and basic word processing skills.


Salary range is as per NTEU National Staff Agreement Level 7 ($97,060 - $107,160 pa, depending on applicant’s level of experience.  Employer superannuation contributions of 17% are paid in addition to salary).

Applications addressing both the essential requirements and desirable attributes of the position, including the names and contact details of two referees, should be sent to the State Secretary, Michael McNally, by post: NTEU Queensland Division, 1/4 Briggs St, Taringa, Queensland, 4068 or email: mmcnally@nteu.org.au by COB on 16 October 2015.

For a copy of the Position Description please go to www.nteu.org.au/library/view/id/6326

Further inquiries should be addressed by email to the Secretary, mmcnally@nteu.org.au

NTEU is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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NTEU Queensland Division

Closing Date

Friday, October 16, 2015

Closing Time

05:00 PM


1 4 Briggs St
Taringa, QLD 4068

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Contact Name

Michael McNally

Contact Email

Contact Phone

(07) 3362 8200

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