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 ACT. 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 ACT and will require regular state travel.

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

Applications Close: COB Tuesday, 25 September 2018.

Applicants should send a brief application letter and Curriculum Vitae to Daniel Walton, National Secretary and NSW Branch Secretary c/o Mark Fagan via mark.fagan@nat.awu.net.au

For more information or to discus this position confidentially, please contact Mark Fagan on 02 9897 3644.

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AWU NSW Branch

Closing Date

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Closing Time

06:00 PM


Level 2 16-20 Good Street
Granville, NSW 2142

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Contact Name

Mark Fagan

Contact Email

Contact Phone

(02) 9897 3644

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