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Organiser – Rail, Tram, and Bus Union

ORGANISER – RTBU NSW BRANCH

Overview: The RTBU NSW Branch covers workers employed in the Rail and Tram Industry in NSW and the ACT. The RTBU is seeking an experienced organiser to work with members and delegates in its infrastructure division.

Job Description
The Organiser works autonomously under the direction of the Director of Organising.
The position will be based at the RTBU’s Sydney office.
A brief outline of the position:
• Recruitment of members
• Build activism and leadership amongst union members
• Implement and participate in union led campaigns
• Development of plans to build union power throughout the industry
• Performance of regular site visits throughout NSW
• Assisting delegates to resolve issues at the workplace level

Experience & Qualifications
• Commitment to trade union values
• Experience working with workers in blue collar industries.
• Demonstrated experience in leading, supporting, and developing union delegates
• Working knowledge of industrial relations legislation
• High level networking and communication skills, both written and verbal.
• Ability to manage reporting requirements and deadlines
• Drivers licence and willingness to travel throughout NSW.

Salary
Remuneration will be determined according to skills and experience.

Benefits include:
15 days personal leave
5 weeks annual leave (20% leave loading).
One Rostered Day Off per month.

Additional Information
You application should include a resume and a cover letter responding to each of criteria set out above.
Applications must be received by 5pm on 25 October 2019

Send Application to
Email your application to nswho@rtbu-nsw.asn.au addressing it to the Branch Secretary – RTBU NSW.
Applications will be handled with Confidentiality.

Applications Close: 5pm, 25 October 2019

For further information: Email: nswho@rtbu-nsw.asn.au

Private Health Organiser – Health Services Union

Health Services Union NSW/ACT/QLD

Organiser – Private Health

The Health Services Union NSW/ACT/QLD is a strong, growing union with over 40,000 members that aims to use its collective power to build a fair and just society through improving conditions for our members in the health and aged care industry.

The HSU is currently hiring to fill a vacancy based in the Private Health Division.

Job Description
• Recruit workers to the HSU;
• Build activism amongst union members and mentoring members into leadership
positions;
• Visit private hospitals, private imaging, private pathology and private practices across Sydney, NSW.

Essential Experience and Qualifications
• The position requires someone with excellent communication, presentation, interpersonal and negotiations skills and who has the ability to work autonomously as well as in a team environment;
• Excellent organising skills and ideas;
• Drivers licence;
• Demonstrated success at growing union membership and leadership;
• Ability to strategize and find solutions to challenges;
• Passion for the union movement;
• Ability to work some non-standard hours and occasionally travel to different parts of NSW.

Desired Experience and Qualifications
• Knowledge and understanding of contemporary industrial issues in the private health sector.

Salary
• Salary will be offered based on skills and experience as per the HSU Employee Agreement.

If interested, please forward your resume and cover letter in WORD to: hr@hsu.asn.au

For further information please contact Emilija Gudovska on 1300 478 679 or by email: emilija.gudovska@hsu.asn.au

Applications close: COB Wednesday 16th October 2019

ONLY APPLICANTS WITH THE RIGHT TO WORK IN AUSTRALIA WILL BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS ROLE

Campaigns Team Organiser – Health Services Union

Health Services Union NSW/ACT/QLD

Organiser – Campaign Team

The Health Services Union NSW/ACT/QLD is a strong, growing union with over 40,000 members that aims to use its collective power to build a fair and just society through improving conditions for our members in the health and aged care industry.

The HSU is currently hiring to fill a vacancy based in the Campaign Team.

Job Description
• Assist in identifying campaigns, working up campaign plans, campaign materials and the delivery of campaigns;
• Deliver presentations to new starters in HSU’s areas of coverage;
• Recruit workers to the HSU;
• Build activism amongst union members and mentoring members into leadership
positions;
• Visit health care workplaces (public and private hospitals, aged care and disability, ambulance, allied health, imaging and pathology) across Sydney, NSW.

Essential Experience and Qualifications
• The position requires someone with excellent communication, presentation, interpersonal and negotiations skills and who has the ability to work autonomously as well as in a team environment;
• Demonstrated ability to run successful campaigns and recruit new members;
• Excellent organising skills and ideas;
• Drivers licence;
• Demonstrated success at growing union membership and leadership;
• Ability to strategize and find solutions to challenges;
• Passion for the union movement;
• Ability to work some non-standard hours and occasionally travel to different parts of NSW.

Desired Experience and Qualifications
• Knowledge and understanding of contemporary industrial issues in the health care sector.

Salary
• Salary will be offered based on skills and experience as per the HSU Employee Agreement.

If interested, please forward your resume and cover letter in WORD to: hr@hsu.asn.au

For further information please contact Emilija Gudovska on 1300 478 679 or by email: emilija.gudovska@hsu.asn.au

Applications close: COB Wednesday 16th October 2019

ONLY APPLICANTS WITH THE RIGHT TO WORK IN AUSTRALIA WILL BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS ROLE

Entertainment, Crew & Sport Organiser – Media, Entertainment & Arts Alliance

Entertainment, Crew & Sport Organiser, Sydney

This is an exciting opportunity to join a dedicated and energetic union, representing workers in the MEAA’s Entertainment, Crew and Sport section.

The role is based in our Sydney office.

We are looking for an Organiser who is an all-rounder, a problem solver and preferably has experience in the arts and/or entertainment industry.

About the Media, Entertainment & Arts Alliance
The Media Entertainment & Arts Alliance is the union and leading advocate for workers in the media, entertainment and arts industries. It represents performers, journalists, creatives, crew and all other workers in media, entertainment and arts industries and has over 15,000 members.
Building on our proud history we aim to empower the people who inform and entertain Australia through:

• Protect & advance our rights at work: Improving our members’ income and conditions, providing timely and expert advice to members, enforcing members’ rights at work and promoting safe and respectful workplaces.
• Build Power: Recruit and grow leaders, activists and supporters, ensure best practice governance and accountability, continue staff development and build strategic alliances.
• Build Community: Utilise communications to engage and activate, remain relevant throughout members’ lives, reach out to new areas and be the creative hub.
Shape our Industries: Be the respected and authoritative voice across all of our industries, influence policy, mobilise our membership and broaden our sphere of influence.

Our Members
Our members include people working in television, radio, theatre and film, entertainment venues and recreation grounds, as journalists, actors, dancers, sportspeople, cartoonists and photographers, orchestral and opera performers, screen production crew, front and back of house theatre and venue crew, technicians, venue attendants, designers, as well as people working in public relations, advertising, book publishing and website production.

Key duties include:
• Problem solving
• Providing advice to members on enterprise agreements and resolving workplace issues
• Working with the ECS Director to undertake industry wide and site specific campaigns to build membership and influence
• Negotiating with employers and other industry stakeholders
• Operational planning and implementation
• Recruiting and mobilising union members
• Identifying, developing and working with union activists and leaders

Preferred attributes:
• Strong communication skills and ability to play a leadership role amongst members
• Working knowledge and/or experience within the arts and entertainment industry
• Proficient in organising frameworks• Ability to identify and utilise opportunities and resolve problems
• Advocacy, negotiation or dispute resolution skills
• Industrial relations experience, including working knowledge of agreements and awards
• The preferred candidate would have experience in arts/entertainment and/or organising experience with a proven ability to manage industrial and organising priorities.

The role involves intermittent evening and weekend work.

A commitment to trade union principles and workers’ rights is essential.

Remuneration is dependent on skills and experience.

The position is based in Sydney with a package dependent on skills and experience, plus 10.5% employer contribution to superannuation. You will also be entitled to 5 weeks annual leave each year plus an additional 3 days leave between Christmas and New Year.

Applications close on Wednesday 16 October 2019 at 5pm. Please forward your curriculum vitae and covering letter marked attention Jack Walton to jobs@meaa.org

Campaign Organiser – The Australian Workers’ Union

Campaign Organiser: The Australian Workers’ Union NSW Branch

Our Organisation

The Australian Workers’ Union (AWU) is the nation’s oldest and most influential trade Union, representing over 70,000 working Australians. We are also Australia’s most diverse Union, representing workers across a wide range of industries.

The AWU NSW Branch is currently looking for a Campaign Organiser to join our NSW Branch Campaign team. This position will be located at our NSW Branch Head Office, in Granville.

Responsibilities:

Ideally, we are looking for someone who can:

  • Strategise and run successful campaigns to grow the Union
  • Assist Branch Organisers in developing organising strategies within a number of diverse industries
  • Implement online to offline campaigns (or be willing to learn)
  • Engage and activate members and workplace leaders

Selection Criteria (Essential and Desirable):

  • You have proven record of running campaigns and/ or organising experience in a Union or Not for Profit Sector
  • You are willing to learn new approaches and have fresh ideas
  • You have a positive attitude and are a team player
  • Experienced in the use of Office 365 and CRM Databases
  • Ability to foster effective working relationships
  • Knowledge of the Trade Union Movement and the Fair Work Act
  • Ability to exercise confidentiality and discretion
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • High level of attention to detail
  • Ability to work under minimal supervision
  • Full Drivers Licence

Position:

  • Full-time position located at Granville
  • Salary based on previous experience
  • Other generous conditions as part of the New South Wales Branch’s collective conditions of employment.
  • Travel throughout NSW will be required

How to Apply

Applicants should provide their CV and a cover letter responding to the selection criteria above and send their application addressed to Mark Fagan, Chief of Staff via mark.fagan@nat.awu.net.au 

Any queries regarding the position should also be directed to the above email address.

Applications Close: COB Friday, 18 October 2019.

United Services Union – Organiser

United Services Union Organiser – Newcastle, NSW

The Union is seeking to employ an Organiser for its Newcastle Branch. The office is currently located in Hamilton, though the office may be relocating within the Newcastle area. The position requires that the successful applicant must reside within a maximum one hour’s drive of the office or be willing to relocate.

The position requires the ability to attend to the needs of the membership in all industry sectors covered by the Union, including Local Government and the Clerical and Administrative Sector. You will be required to develop and implement organising plans, this includes developing, educating and supporting workplace delegates and activists, increasing levels of membership and activism, including the direct recruitment of new members and assisting the effective operation and projects of delegates’ committees, identify organising opportunities in the workplace and assist members and delegates in the handling of such issues. Assist members and delegates in the development and negotiation of enterprise/ workplace agreements. Contribute to campaign and operations of the USU. Able to work with members to develop and implement union policy objectives and be able to do some advocacy.

A vehicle is supplied as a tool of trade.

Salary range is from grade 3 level 1 $79,113 pa (plus superannuation) to grade 3 level 5 $90,368 pa (plus superannuation).

Interested candidates must provide introduction letter, resume and written response to each selection criteria (persons not completing selection criteria will not be considered).

To obtain a copy of the position description, please visit our website: https://usu.org.au/vacancy-organiser-newcastle-nsw-0919/ or contact Stephen Hughes on (02) 4962 1444.

Applications to: Manager North, Stephen Hughes shughes@usu.org.au no later than 4:00pm Friday 25th October 2019.