Organiser (Local Government) - Metropolitan 20170418

The USU is seeking to employ a highly motivated and experienced Organiser within the Local Government Division.  Position is based in the Sydney Office.


The position requires an individual that can “hit the ground running” to attend to the needs of the membership within the Local Government Area of the Union.


  • ·         Salary will be in accordance with the Union’s skills based salary remuneration policy
  • ·         10% super
  • ·         9 day fortnight
  • ·         Vehicle provided (conditions apply)
  • ·         Health and fitness allowance
  • ·         Personal development allowance
  • ·         5 additional leave days per annum including Union Picnic Day
  • ·         Plus many more benefits


Skills and experience required, include (for full description please see Position Description):

  • Demonstrated ability to analyse and resolve industrial conflict
  • Extensive knowledge of awards, industrial relations legislation and the Fair Work Act
  • Demonstrated commitment to the principles of trade unionism and the labour movement
  • Has completed Union Delegates Training course and/or tertiary qualifications in industrial relations or human resource management
  • Excellent negotiation, communication and interpersonal skills,
  • Computer literate
  • RTA class C drivers licence
  • Ability to undertake (when required) regional travel


Interested candidates must provide introduction letter, resume and written response to each Selection Criteria (persons not completing Selection Criteria will not be considered). To obtain a copy of Position Description (which contains the full Selection Criteria), please visit our website: www.usu.org.au  or contact Leonie on 9265 8211.


No late applications will be accepted.


Applicants will need to submit application to hrofficer@usu.org.au

by Monday 1 May 2017 at 4pm

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United Services Union

Closing Date

Monday, May 01, 2017

Closing Time

04:00 PM


Level 7 321 Pitt Street
Sydney, NSW 2000

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Contact Name

Leonie Bremner

Contact Email

Contact Phone

(02) 9265 8203

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