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.
Conditions

  • 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 lcraig@asu.org.au 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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