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Industrial Officer


Employer: Australian Paramedics Association (NSW)
Work Type/s: Full Time
Classification/s: Advocacy & Campaigns, Legal & Human Rights, Unions & Workers Rights
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Sydney

Job posted on: 04 February, 2019.
Applications close: No Deadline – please apply as soon as possible

  • Permanent Full-Time position

The Australian Paramedics Association (NSW) is a trade union representing the industrial and professional interests of paramedics and paramedic support staff employed by the NSW Ambulance.

The Association is seeking an Industrial Officer to work as part of an industrial team to advance and protect members' interests.

Job Description

  • Advocate on behalf of APA (NSW) in the NSW Industrial Relations Commission and other tribunals/bodies.
  • Prepare industrial documents, including dispute notifications, affidavits and submissions.
  • Prepare communications to members regarding various industrial issues.
  • Carry out industrial research
  • Interpret and apply relevant Awards, policies and legislation.
  • Handle membership enquiries.
  • Assist and advise members on workplace and industrial issues/disputes.
  • Attend consultative meetings and negotiate outcomes to disputes or workplace issues/changes on behalf of the membership with the NSW Ambulance and/or other appropriate stakeholders.
  • Provide advice and assistance to union delegates to advance and resolve disputes.
  • Managing communications between the IR team and the APA (NSW) and arranging delegate release for meetings.
  • Assisting APA (NSW) Executive with various administrative tasks.
  • Effectively and appropriately use workplace information systems (including filing, internet, email and electronic calendar) and accurately maintain membership records.

Essential Experience & Qualifications

The successful candidate must:

  • Commitment to trade union values.
  • Have strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • High level of initiative and sound organisational skills.
  • Ability to work effectively as a member of a small team.
  • Proficient computer skills.

Desired Experience & Qualifications

  • Trade union background
  • Legal qualifications
  • Industrial relations qualifications
  • Current driver’s licence.

The salary for this position is negotiable depending on experience and skills.

How to apply for this job

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