Organiser (Local Government) – United Services Union

Organiser (Local Government) – Metropolitan

The USU is seeking to employ a highly motivated and experienced Organiser within the
Local Government Division. Position is based in the Sydney Office.

The position requires an experienced and highly skilled organiser to attend to the needs of the membership in all industry sectors covered by the Union, including Local Government, Clerical, Administrative, Energy, Airlines and Utilities, but will primarily be dealing with Local Government.

• Salary will be in accordance with the Union’s skills based salary remuneration policy
• 10% super
• 9 day fortnight
• Vehicle provided (conditions apply)
• Health and fitness allowance
• Personal development allowance
• 5 additional leave days per annum (including Union Picnic Day)
• Plus many more benefits

Skills and experience required, include (for full description please see Position Description):
 Demonstrated ability to analyse and resolve industrial conflict
 Extensive knowledge of awards, industrial relations legislation and the Fair Work Act
 Demonstrated commitment to the principles of trade unionism and the labour movement
 Has completed Union Delegates Training course and/or tertiary qualifications in industrial relations or human resource management
 Excellent negotiation, communication and interpersonal skills,
 Computer literate
 RTA class C drivers licence
 Ability to undertake (when required) regional travel

Interested candidates must provide an introduction letter, resume and written response to each Selection Criteria (persons not completing Selection Criteria will not be considered). To obtain a copy of Position Description (which contains the full Selection Criteria), please visit our website: https://usu.org.au/vacancies/ or contact Rebekah Ackerman on 02 9265 8211.

No late applications will be accepted.

Applicants will need to submit application to hrofficer@usu.org.au by 5pm Wednesday 13 November 2019.

Union Organiser – National Tertiary Education Union

UNION ORGANISER (18-month contract)


• Level 5 – $83,623 to $90,411 / Level 6- $94,409 to $103,497
• Additional 17% employer superannuation
• Rewarding career with a progressive organisation

The National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) WA Division is seeking a highly motivated, member focused individual with significant experience in organising, recruitment and campaigning, either in a trade union or other non-profit organisations. The NTEU represents members in universities and other tertiary education institutions covering both academic and general/professional employees. The successful applicant will be committed to building the trade union movement, have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and knowledge of the tertiary education industry.

This is a full-time position, and is offered as an 18 month, fixed-term contract to replace a staff member who is going on extended leave and will be available from December 2019. You will be assigned a mix of duties at a local university and state-wide level including delegate development, recruitment and campaigns, training delivery, supporting Enterprise Bargaining, member assistance with workplace issues, research and report writing, and administrative tasks.

You will be co-located at the WA Division office in Subiaco and one or more university campus offices. You may be required to travel to other NTEU branches in Perth from time to time and a driver’s license that is valid in WA is essential.

The position will be filled at either NTEU Level 5 ($83,623 – $90,411) or NTEU Level 6 ($94,409 – $103,497) depending on skills and experience, plus 17% employer superannuation contributions.

For a copy of the Position Description and Selection Criteria please contact Joanne Riley at jriley@nteu.org.au

Applications addressing the selection criteria plus the names and contact details of two referees, should be addressed to the Division Secretary, Jonathan Hallett. To apply for this job go to: www.nteu.recruitmenthub.com.au & enter ref code: 4909475.

Applications close COB Monday 4th November 2019.

The NTEU values diversity in the workplace. Therefore applicants will be given priority consideration and preference in selection for this vacancy if they are from an Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander background.