Wagga/ Albury Regional Organiser 20170524

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 seeking a full-time, permanent organiser to be based in the Wagga/ Albury region. 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 will be based in the Wagga/ Albury region and will require regular regional travel.

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

Applications Close: COB Friday, 9 June 2017

Applicants should send a brief application letter and Curriculum Vitae to:

Daniel Walton
National Secretary & Acting NSW Secretary
c/o debra.bushell@nat.awu.net.au

For more information or to discuss this position confidentially, please contact Debra Bushell on 02 8005 3333.


View more job listings »


Wagga/ Albury region

Closing Date

Friday, June 09, 2017

Closing Time

05:00 PM


Level 10 377-383 Sussex Street
Sydney, NSW 2000

Google map and directions

Contact Name

Debra Bushell

Contact Email

Contact Phone

(02) 8005 3333

Share this job listing