Field Organiser (Vic, NSW & ACT)


 Position Title: Field Organiser 

Position Status & Location:

                Melbourne - Ongoing & Fixed Term positions (6 to 12 months)

                Sydney - Ongoing & Fixed Term positions (12 months)

                Canberra – Ongoing and Fixed Term positions (12 months)

Salary Range: $67,602 - $88,094 (including Organiser Expense Allowance paid as salary) + 15.4% superannuation

Conditions of employment:

  • flexible work practices and access to accrued days off
  • best practice maternity leave provisions (26 weeks paid) and supporting parental leave (six weeks paid)
  • employer super contributions on paid or unpaid parental leave for a period equal to a maximum of 52 weeks
  • a comprehensive Employee Assistance Program
  • a strong commitment to training and development
  • salary sacrificing

 Position reports to:    Team Leader & Lead Organiser

 Positions reporting to this position are:  Nil  


Overview of Position

The primary function of this role is to develop and implement effective campaigns and strategies to assist members to bring about positive change in their workplaces. 

There is a strong emphasis on recruiting members and developing members, delegates and workplace leaders. 

The position will report to the Team Leader and Lead Organiser and will be focused on meeting key union objectives of:

  • helping members achieve fairness at work, job security, and the best possible pay and decent conditions
  • being a union that most employees want to join
  • promoting our members’ issues in the public and political arena 


(required skills, knowledge & ability)


  1. A commitment to union values and principles, helping others and making a contribution to society
  2. High level verbal communication and interpersonal skills
  3. Ability to lead and organise, build relationships,  motivate and develop individuals or groups
  4. Demonstrated analytical thinking and problem solving skills
  5. Ability to plan and organise work and achieve outcomes
  6. Ability to work semi-autonomously, demonstrate initiative, drive and resilience in a changing environment
  1. Well developed written communication skills 


  1. Current drivers license

Please submit your application by 5:00pm (AEST) Monday, 2 March 2015.

You must complete the on-line Employment Application Questionnaire and address the Selection Criteria to be considered for this position. 

Please visit our website at https://cpsu.wufoo.com/forms/cpsu-employment-application/ to access the Employment Application Questionnaire. 

The CPSU is an equal opportunity employer and actively encourages women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds to apply for position. Selection is merit based.  Part time employment opportunities may be considered where suitable. 

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Closing Date

Monday, March 02, 2015

Closing Time

12:00 PM


Level 10
440 Collins Street
Melbourne, Vic 3000

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Contact Name

Robert Alessi

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