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Organiser


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

Job posted on: 10 January, 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 Organiser to work as part of an industrial team to advance and protect members' interests. 

Key responsibilities

  • Assist with the design, implementation and evaluation of campaigns consistent with the goals of the Association, in collaboration with the Executive Committee and the industrial team.
  • Assist the Senior Organiser in planning and delivering training to delegates and members in line with the Association’s campaigns and priorities.
  • Amongst the workforce, identify areas of membership growth, promote the benefits of the Association and increase union membership.
  • Amongst the membership, identify and recruit new delegates and provide support to develop them.
  • Establish and maintain productive relationships with key stakeholders – this includes NSW Ambulance, delegates, members, NSW Health representatives and politicians.
  • Create content and manage the Association’s suite of communications, including (but not limited to) social media, internal memorandums and member updates.
  • Managing communications between the IR team and the APA (NSW) and arranging delegate release for meetings.
  • Assisting APA (NSW) Executive with various administrative tasks.
  • Provide basic advice to members/delegates on workplace issues and direct to Industrial Officers as required for their action.
  • Effectively and appropriately use workplace information systems (including filing, internet, email and electronic calendar) and accurately maintain membership records.
  • Travel as required to worksites across NSW.

Key selection criteria

To be considered for this role you must have the following:

  • 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.
  • Current driver’s licence.

Desired experience & qualifications 

The following experience/qualifications are desired but not essential:

  • Trade union background.
  • Industrial relations qualifications
  • Experience designing, implementing and evaluating campaigns.
  • Experience planning and delivering training.

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

How to apply for this job

Applicants must provide cover letter and resume that clearly details your skills and experience and addresses the key selection criteria.

Completed applications and any enquiries regarding the vacancy is to be directed to Ms Bree Jacobs, via email bree.jacobs@apansw.com.au, using the subject line: Organiser application via EthicalJobs, or call (02) 9564 3261.           

Please apply ASAP. Applications will be reviewed as received & the position will be filled when a suitable applicant is found.