ASU NSW & ACT (Services) Branch: Organiser (full-time)

ASU NSW & ACT Services Branch
The Australian Services Union NSW & ACT (Services) Branch is a progressive, active and growing union. We are committed to organising members to grow their union and win campaigns that make a real difference for workers and contribute to a fairer society.

We have a full-time organiser position available in our Community and Disability Services Division where you will be able to work with our dedicated and hard-working members in non-government community services (such as disability services, child youth and family services, community legal services, migrant and refugee support services, local neighbourhood centres and more).

We are looking for a union organiser to be based at our Redfern, Penrith or Wollongong office, but who is also willing to travel across the state working with members and potential members on a regular basis.

Selection criteria

  • Experience working for a union or equivalent organising role in another campaigning organisation.
  • Ability to identify and resolve issues / disputes that contain organising opportunities or the potential for collective action in the workplace to grow union members’ power.
  • Understanding of how to build the principles of recruitment into all aspects of your work.
  • Ability to identify potential workplace activists and delegates, and the skills to support them to grow a strong and democratic union in their workplace.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to think and act independently while also working well within a collegiate team environment.
  • Readiness to participate in the union’s political and social justice agenda.
  • Current NSW Driver’s Licence or equivalent.

  • Full time, 35 hours per week.
  • Redfern, Penrith or Wollongong based (close to major public transport hubs).
  • $90,673 to $111,708 dependent on skill and experience.
  • 11.5% superannuation.
  • 17.5% annual leave loading.
  • 12 RDOs per year.
  • 5 weeks annual leave plus Christmas shutdown.
  • 6 months paid parental leave.
How to apply
Please address your application to Angus McFarland, Branch Secretary, Australian Services Union, NSW & ACT Services Branch, PO Box 1865, Strawberry Hills 2012, or email your application to with “Organiser” in the subject line by no later than 12.00pm Monday, 22 July 2024.

Applications must include your current CV and a statement addressing the selection criteria above. Referees will be requested during the interview stage.

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