The Union is seeking to employ an Organiser for its Newcastle Branch. The Branch office is located at 125 Racecourse Road at Rutherford. The position requires that the successful applicant must reside within a maximum one hour’s drive of the office or be willing to relocate within a specified period.
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 $82,307 pa (plus superannuation) to grade 3 level 5
$94,016 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 position description, please visit our website: www.usu.org.au or contact Stephen Hughes on (02) 4962 1444.
Applications to: Manager North Stephen Hughes firstname.lastname@example.org no later than 4:00pm Friday 23rd of October 2020.