- Job posted on: 23rd Feb 2021
- Applications close:
The Rail Tram & Bus Union (Queensland Branch) is seeking an enthusiastic industrial officer to work with our team to help build union. The position will be based in the Brisbane Office working across our Rail, Tram and Bus Divisions as needed.
The ideal candidate has a limited experience as an industrial officer, or has worked as a union organiser, or similar, with some understanding of the state and federal industrial relations legal framework.
The RTBU is an equal opportunity employer and as such, encourage women and first nations peoples to apply.
RTBU Industrial Officers operate in a dynamic, challenging but supportive environment. Working across the public and private sectors, Industrial Officers work long hours to help support our organising efforts, represent the union in industrial tribunals, negotiate enterprise and other agreements as well as provide high quality advice to members, delegates, and officials alike.
Industrial Officers are required to be proficient in communicating across a variety of platforms including traditional, electronic, and social media.
Organisers need to be able to demonstrate an ability to plan their work and execute their plan having regard to the fact a proportion of work is unpredictable. Having a good understanding of how to effectively set and reach goals is important.
An RTBU Industrial Officer can be expected to represent members individually or in groups for disputes, bargaining and other related matters. They are also expected to be able to mount member led campaigns at all stages – from conception to celebration.
Organisers work as part of a team with people from different backgrounds and disciplines. They need to be able to work proactively in that environment and as part of a team.
Your application should address as many of the points above as possible.
The Position carries an attractive package with salary commensurate with the experience and skills of the successful applicant.
Lead Industrial Officer
firstname.lastname@example.org, using the subject line: Junior Industrial Officer enquiry via EthicalJobs, or 07 3839 4988