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Industrial Officer – ASMOF

date advertised 04/05/2020

Industrial Officer (12-month Parental Leave Cover)

Would you like to work at the NSW Doctors Union?

Then we’d love to hear from you.

The NSW Doctors Union (ASMOF) is a progressive union with a positive vision to protect, promote and advance the interests of salaried doctors in a fair and just society underpinned by a high-quality public health system.

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced industrial officer or organiser to join our team in early June for 12 months on a fixed term parental leave replacement contract. The role would suit someone interested in a short-term secondment opportunity.

The industrial officer plays a critical role in providing industrial services to members as well as supporting the Union’s broader campaigning initiatives.

The main responsibilities of the industrial officer include:

  • providing industrial advice and support for members and appearing before industrial tribunals, like the NSW IRC and Fair Work Commission.
  • negotiating enterprise agreements & awards.
  • research, preparation of reports and submissions.
  • recruiting new members to the union.
  • implementing industrial strategy and providing support for workplace campaigns.

To be successful you must have:

  • demonstrated commitment to trade union values and social justice and a keen interest in industrial relations
  • a solid knowledge of contemporary industrial relations issues and state and federal industrial legislation
  • demonstrated research, analytical thinking and problem-solving skills.
  • strong time management and personal organisational skills, including the ability to perform work within specified timelines and plan work systematically and effectively.
  • the ability to prepare and articulate a position formally at a tribunal, court or meeting
  • strong verbal communication and interpersonal skills.
  • well-developed written communication skills.
  • the ability to develop professional relationships with union members, other union officials and employer representatives
  • the ability to follow direction and exercise initiative and independent judgment
  • well-developed information technology skills with proven competence in the use of Microsoft programs such as Outlook, Word and Power Point
  • the ability to obtain a Right of Entry Permit
  • a current driver’s licence.

Conditions include a commencing salary of $101,700 p/a (plus superannuation) and five weeks annual leave.

Hours of Work: This is a fixed term, full time parental leave replacement position of 38 hours per week to be worked between the hours of 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday.

Start Date: Early June 2020.

How to apply for this job?

  1. Obtain a copy of the Position Description by emailing Carolyn Gethings at asmof@asmof.org.au
  2. Your application must include the following:
    • cover letter (or email), and
    • resume/CV, and
    • a written response to each selection criteria contained in the Position Description. Persons not responding to each selection criteria will not be considered.
    1. Address your application to Andrew Holland, Executive Director, ASMOF NSW by email to asmof@asmof.org.au with the subject line Fixed Term Industrial Officer application by COB 15 May 2020.

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