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Union Organiser - Newcastle


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

Job posted on: 19 March, 2019.
Applications close: 05 April, 2019. (Expired)

The United Services Union is seeking to employ an Organiser for its Newcastle Branch. The position requires that the successful applicant must reside within a maximum one hour’s drive of the Newcastle - based office or be willing to relocate.

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 $79,113 pa (plus superannuation) to grade 3 level 5 $90,368 pa (plus superannuation).

You can obtain a copy of position description via the attachments below, or from our website.

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