UNION: Textile Clothing & Footwear Union of Australia (TCFUA)

The TCFUA is seeking a new organiser/compliance officer to join our high energy, passionate, progressive organising team in New South Wales.

The TCFUA is in the process of amalgamating with the CFMEU.  Once finalised, the TCFUA will form the TCF Sector in the Manufacturing Division of the CFMEU.

Job Description

  • Organise new members into the union in factory, sweatshop and home based work environments
  • Audit supply chains for compliance with all legislative minimum standards and health & safety requirements
  • Map and analyse company supply chains
  • Develop, educate and support workplace delegates and activists
  • Assist members and delegates in the handling of workplace issues, negotiation of enterprise agreements, winning improved pay and conditions and improving safety
  • Represent members in negotiations with management over workplace issues
  • Develop and implement worker campaigns at a workplace, sector and industry level
  • Prepare correspondence, reports, campaign and IR case material
  • Represent members in relevant tribunals

Experience and Qualifications

  • Experience as organiser in a union or community context
  • Passion for the union movement
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated recruitment, organising and negotiation skills
  • Ability to communicate with people from diverse backgrounds
  • Experience working with migrant and non-English speaking background communities
  • Experience in activists campaigns
  • Drivers licence
  • Ability to both work independently and as part of a team
  • Capacity to work irregular working hours
  • Community language a plus

Applicants must be residents who are eligible to work in Australia, must have a full driver’s licence and a capacity to obtain a Right of Entry Permit

An attractive remuneration package, commensurate with relevant experience and competence, will be offered to the successful applicant.

Applications close 5pm Wednesday 15 November 2017 and should be addressed to Michele O’Neil, TCFUA National Secretary and emailed to jwestgarth@tcfvic.org.au

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Textile Clothing & Footwear Union of Australia

Closing Date

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Closing Time

05:00 PM


Contact Name

Jane Westgarth

Contact Email

Contact Phone

03 9639 2955

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