Branch Construction Organiser 20170901

The Australian Workers’ Union (AWU) is the nation’s oldest and largest blue-collar trade Union representing more than 85,000 working Australians.


The AWU NSW Branch is expanding our current Construction Team and we are seeking two full-time, permanent Construction Organisers to be based in NSW.

This role will include:

  • Ability to structure organising conversations in order to recruit, move members to action and articulate union values
  • Co-ordinate and monitor the negotiation stages of enterprise agreements to ensure improved wages and conditions for members.
  • Identifying growth targets within the Civil Construction Industry and allocated workplaces
  • Recruiting new members whilst servicing current AWU members
  • Creating and working to organising plans
  • Recognising and developing workplace delegates
  • Visiting work sites and identifying new worksites
  • Assist members with grievances and enquires
  • Participate in workplace campaigns
  • Represent the AWU and its members at the Fair Work Commission
  • Working with National OHS Director and OHS Delegates to ensure all workplaces are safe


The Candidate:
The successful candidate will ideally have:

  • Extensive knowledge of the construction industry including civil construction
  • Capacity to obtain and hold a Right of Entry Permit.
  • Experience as an Organiser, Senior Delegate, Health and Safety Representative, Lead Organiser or similar.
  • Moderate understanding of organising techniques and frameworks.
  • Negotiation skills.
  • An ability to develop, implement and oversee campaign plans.
  • Ability to work under limited supervision in a fast-paced environment
  • A commitment to trade union values and principles.
  • A strong understanding of the Fair Work Act


The Candidate must hold a valid Driver Licence. This position is based in NSW and will require regular state travel.


Salary will be offered depending on experience and skills plus superannuation and other generous conditions.


Applications Close: COB Friday, 22 September 2017.


Applicants should send a brief application letter and Curriculum Vitae to:
Daniel Walton - National & NSW Secretary c/o nicole.alexander@nat.awu.net.au


For more information or to discus this position confidentially, please contact Nicole Alexander on 02 9615 9202.

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AWU NSW Branch

Closing Date

Friday, September 22, 2017

Closing Time

06:00 PM


Level 2 - 16/20 Good Street
Granville, NSW 2142

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Contact Name

Nicole Alexander

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