Branch 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.

We are a diverse union representing workers in a range of industries including Manufacturing, Steel, Aluminium, Glass, Oil & Gas, Aviation, Agriculture, Construction, State Public Services, Local Government, Health, Food, Resources, Aquaculture, and Events.

The AWU NSW Branch is expanding our Organising Team and we are seeking a full-time, permanent organiser 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
  • Recruiting new members whilst servicing current AWU members
  • Creating and working to organising plans
  • Negotiating enterprise agreements
  • 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
  • Work with OHS Delegates to ensure all workplaces are safe


The Candidate:
The successful candidate will ideally have:

  • 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.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • 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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