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Organiser


Employer: National Union of Workers
Work Type/s: Full Time
Classification/s: Advocacy & Campaigns, Unions & Workers Rights
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Adelaide

Job posted on: 02 October, 2017.
Applications close: 31 October, 2017. (Expired)

Organisers are expected to have the ability to perform a broad range of duties within the Union. This may include joining workers to the Union, identifying and developing workplace leaders, assisting workers to negotiate enterprise agreements, represent members at work through to the relevant tribunal, provide advice to other organisers and organise workers to build power across their workplaces and industry.

Key tasks:

  • Problem solving and empowering workers to resolve day to day industrial issues
  • Provide industrial advice and assistance
  • Organise workers to build their power and influence to improve their workplaces through enterprise bargaining
  • Planning and implementing workplace specific or industry campaigns to promote members' interests
  • Visiting union and non-union workplaces
  • Workplace mapping, issue identification and new member organising
  • Building sustainable union structures in our workplace
  • Enforcement of Agreements and Awards

Essential Skills:

  • Minimum three years experience in a Union or another non-for-profit organisation
  • Demonstrated commitment to trade unionism, social justice and labour values
  • A current driver's licence
  • The ability to work autonomously as well as in a team environment
  • Strong time management and personal organisational skills, including the ability to perform work within specified timelines and plan work systematically and effectively
  • Ability to work outside of ordinary working hours
  • Experience in using the Microsoft suite

Intrastate and interstate travel will be required within the role. Remuneration will be based on the skills and experience of the successful applicant.

How to apply for this job

This job ad has now expired, and applications are no longer being accepted.