- Job posted on: 13th Sep 2021
- Applications close:
The Electrical Trades Union Queensland and Northern Territory Branch (the ETU) is a Union with a proud history of more than 100 years representing members across Queensland and the Northern Territory.
We are a progressive union that represents more than 12,000 members working across in a range of industries, including the electrical contracting industry, the electrical supply and generation industries, the resources sector, the manufacturing industry and State and Local Governments. Our members perform work across a range of skills, classifications and occupations.
We strive to represent our members and protect the integrity of the electrical trade. We value diversity and oppose any form of discrimination.
Position Title: Legal/Industrial Officer
Level and Salary: Attractive salary and superannuation package.
Location: Brisbane (some travel may be required)
The Legal/Industrial Officer will play an important role in developing and implementing the union’s legal and industrial strategies. The role requires the ability to manage a range of complex technical, legal and industrial matters to a high standard, with minimal supervision.
The role requires a high level of understanding of the federal and state industrial relations systems and demonstrated high level negotiation and advocacy skills.
The Legal/Industrial Officer will report directly to the Union Secretary.
The position works closely with the Branch Secretary, Assistant Secretaries, Organisers, and other members of the Industrial Office.
The Legal Officer will be required to perform a diverse range of work, which may include:
Relevant legal qualifications with a focus on, or experience in, workplace law.
Hold, or be eligible to hold, an unsupervised practising certificate as a solicitor in Queensland and the High Court of Australia.
To be successful in the role you will:
Demonstrated commitment to union values, diversity and inclusion.
Enthusiastic, able to work autonomously, exercise initiative and individual judgement.
Flexible work arrangements may be considered, including full time or part time working hours.