Field Organiser, WA 20160929

Position Title:                Field Organisers


Position Location:       Perth, WA


Employment Status:    Permanent


Classification and Salary range:      Organiser Level 1 - 2,  $69,630 - $90,737 (includes 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:    Regional Secretary and Lead Organiser


Positions reporting to this position are:      Nil



Community and Public Sector Union - CPSU (PSU Group)

The CPSU (PSU Group) is one of Australia’s most active and innovative trade unions, with over 55,000 members nationally. CPSU members work in the Australian Public Service, the ACT and NT governments, and a number of community and private sector areas. The CPSU supports a strong, independent public sector and the essential services it provides to the community. We believe every worker deserves dignity and respect, a safe workplace, decent pay and conditions, rights at work and a balanced working life.

As an employer we offer family friendly conditions and leave entitlements, 15.4% superannuation, and access to health and wellbeing initiatives. Our friendly staff are passionate about the work they do and committed to union values, helping others, and making a positive contribution to society. Working with the CPSU means you will work side by side with other union members to make our workplaces and communities fairer.




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 is 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


Highly Desirable

  1. Current drivers license
  2. Experience working in sales or membership recruitment, with a strong focus on meeting recruitment objectives
  3. Demonstrated knowledge of and ability to develop and implement successful sales/recruitment strategies


Please submit your application by COB Monday, 10 October 2016.



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, October 10, 2016

Closing Time

06:00 PM


level 1
445 Hay Street
Perth, WA 6000

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Contact Name

Robert Alessi

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