Are you looking for a challenging opportunity and are passionate about leading teams of people to build grassroots power and capacity through membership organising?

Join a supportive and enthusiastic team and play a key role in the development and implementation of workplace organising and campaign strategies in the WA public sector.

This is a permanent position with a salary range of $117 461 to $125 893 per annum plus 11% superannuation and great working conditions!


The Organisation

The Community and Public Sector Union/ Civil Service Association (CPSU/CSA) is Western Australia’s largest public sector union, working with people to realise our vision for a fair and just society built through the provision of quality public services.

We bring together people from public services, community and government to advocate for equality, fairness and quality public services.

We are a union of workers organising to win better jobs, stronger communities, an inclusive fairer society and a sustainable future for all West Australians.


The Role

The Coordinator of Organising role is dynamic and fast-paced. It requires an individual who exhibits exemplary leadership skills with a focus on campaigning, organising, leadership and organisational Development.

For more information about the full scope of the role, download the JDF.

The successful applicant will be able to address the following selection criteria:

  • Comprehensive understanding and well developed knowledge and understanding of theory and application of the principles and techniques of organising
  • Comprehensive knowledge of State and Federal Industrial Relations Systems including Legislation, Awards and Agreements
  • Demonstrated capacity to identify emerging issues with a potential for growing or developing our membership
  • Demonstrated ability to implement campaign-based strategies to address emerging issues
  • Sound skills in work flow / capacity management including project management
  • Ability to communicate the aims and processes of organising and coach others in the application of organising strategies and techniques.
  • Ability to evaluate and assess performance and provide feedback to staff that promotes understanding of adjustments required. 
  • A well-developed ability to effectively lead and develop both small and large teams.
  • Proven experience in leading a team of organisers, working as an Organiser or in a leadership role in community development work.

To apply:

Applicants are required to write a statement addressing the selection criteria of the position and write a response to pre-interview questions to Pat Brewer, email,

Contact the HR Officer for more information on telephone (08) 9323 3800.

Applications close at 4:00pm, Tuesday, 19 December 2017

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