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Industrial Officer


Employer: United Voice WA
Work Type/s: Full Time
Classification/s: Unions & Workers Rights, Legal & Human Rights
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Perth

Job posted on: 12 August, 2019.
Applications close: 26 August, 2019.

We are the Western Australian branch of United Voice, one of Australia's oldest and largest unions, with a proud progressive history of more than 100 years of supporting working Australian to improve their lives. We represent workers in a wide range of industries including, Health, Aged Care, Cleaning, Security, Hospitality, Education and Early Childhood Education and Care.

United Voice is a union of workers organising to win better jobs, stronger communities, a fairer society and a sustainable future.

We are looking for a dedicated, talented and innovative individual who is keenly interested in industrial relations and advocacy to join our Industrial Team. This full-time position covers a range of duties including providing industrial advice, representing members to resolve workplace issues and disputes and bargaining industrial agreements. This position will also include duties in the union’s campaigning activities.

Law Graduates are encouraged to apply.

Skills and experience required

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications or equivalent experience (preferably in industrial relations or law).
  • The ability to confidently and clearly explain legal information and the implications that a matter may have.
  • An approachable manner, able to assist and work with others in a team environment.
  • Strong time management skills and the ability to manage competing priorities.
  • Some experience or exposure to industrial relations or employment law.

Employment conditions

The salary package includes:

  • Attractive salary, dependent on experience and skills.
  • 6 weeks’ annual leave with 25% leave loading.
  • 12% superannuation contribution.
How to apply for this job

Applications should consist of your resume and a cover letter (of no more than 3 pages), outlining why you are applying for the position and your suitability against the above requirements. Please email your application to cheryl.hams@unitedvoice.org.au using the subject line: Industrial Officer application via EthicalJobs.

The closing date for applications is 9am Monday 26 August.

If you have a passion for justice, a demonstrated passion to the principles of unionism and willingness to work hard then this opportunity is for you.

United Voice is an equal opportunity employer and has a smoke free working environment.