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Branch Organiser


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

Job posted on: 17 September, 2019.
Applications close: 11 October, 2019. (Expired)

The Rail Tram and Bus Union (RTBU) is the voice of workers in Australia’s rail and public transport industries.  With around 35,000 members, our Union is open to anyone who works in light rail, passenger rail, freight rail, or on publicly-operated bus networks. We cover train, tram, and bus drivers, station staff, cleaners, train controllers, track maintenance workers and many others who work in our industries.

The objective of our Union is to ‘organise workers in the transport industry to protect and build their rights at work’.  

The Organiser works autonomously under the direction of the Branch Secretary.

A brief outline of the position

  • Recruit members
  • Build activism and leadership amongst union members
  • Organise campaigns
  • Advocacy in the workplace and appearances in FWC
  • Enterprise Agreement negotiations
  • Membership enquiries/advise
  • Site visits throughout SA/NT

Benefits include

  • 15 days personal leave and
  • 5 weeks annual leave (20% leave loading).
  • Hours of work generally between 8 am to 4 pm, Monday to Friday, some out of hours work will be required including weekends.
  • One Rostered Day Off every 4 weeks.

A generous remuneration package will be offered according to qualifications and experience and after a qualifying period the use of RTBU supplied motor vehicle.

Refer to the Position Description attached below for the requirements for the position.

How to apply for this job

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