ORGANISER-ASU-Victorian and Tasmanian Authorities & Services Branch

Fixed Term up until 2 September 2020

The Australian Services Union Authorities & Services Branch covers Victoria and Tasmania. Our members hail from diverse industries including local government, social and community services, water, energy, transport, shipping, travel, info tech and - exclusive to Tasmania – airlines and clerical/administration

The membership of the ASU is diverse. The ASU offers a range of flexible work options and we encourage people of all genders, from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent to apply. We encourage applications from current ASU Delegates, with experience from any of our industries.

We are growing membership and building strength through working with members in their workplaces, in their industries and within their professions.

The branch currently has an exciting opportunity for an experienced organising role located in Victoria. 

Note, extensive travelling throughout the State and occasional overnight stays away from home are an expectation of the role.

The roles primary focus involves working with members, workplace representatives and workplace leaders to plan and implement campaigns that build the strength of the union and deliver good industrial outcomes. The tasks involved in this include representing and negotiating on behalf of members in individual and workplace disputes, advocacy in tribunals such as the Fair Work Commission, creating and working to organising plans, developing workplace delegates, building sustainable organising structures and appropriate recruitment strategies. Recruiting new members is a primary focus of the role. The position will also have some responsibility for Enterprise Bargaining campaigning and negotiations.


  • Demonstrated commitment to trade union values
  • High level written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills including the use of organising frameworks
  • Demonstrated ability to work with and influence members and potential members; including recruiting new members, activists and leaders
  • Ability to work with delegates and members to develop their skills and confidence
  • Demonstrated ability to plan and prioritise work and achieve outcomes
  • Ability to work semi-autonomously, demonstrate initiative, drive and resilience in a changing environment
  • Good knowledge of the Federal industrial relations system, collective bargaining and individual industrial instruments
  • Computer literacy and keyboard skills
  • Current driver’s licence

SALARY is dependent on level of experience


This is a fixed term position until 2 September 2020

Applications close 5.00pm, Friday 15 November 2019


Further information: Michelle Jackson, Deputy Branch Secretary Ph. (03) 9342 3443

Applications should be addressed to Michelle Jackson, Deputy Branch Secretary and sent to:  or Fax (03) 9342 3499 or

Post: PO Box 37 Carlton South, 3053 (116 Queensberry Street, Carlton South)

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