We are hiring! - AWU Organiser in Cairns

Monday 24th July 2017

Are you looking for a career with an organisation that is dedicated to improving the lives of working people?

The Australian Workers’ Union (AWU) is the nation’s oldest blue-collar trade union representing over 90,000 working men, women and their families.

The AWU Queensland Branch is currently seeking to employ a new full-time Organiser in the Cairns region to assist members in gaining and exercising power in their workplaces, industries and communities.

Click here for a detailed Position Description.

Key Selection Criteria

To be considered for this role, you must have the following:

  • Good knowledge of Union operations;
  • Relevant employment history in the Industrial Relations field or Union movement, including previous experience as a delegate or workplace activist;
  • Commitment to Union values and principles;
  • Good knowledge of the Australian Industrial Relations system;
  • Demonstrated experience in campaigning;
  • Excellent time management and organisation skills;
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and negotiating skills;
  • A current driver's licence;
  • Computer skills;
  • Capacity to obtain Right of Entry Permits (Fit and Proper)

How to apply for this job

Applications must include a cover letter addressing the key selection criteria and a current resume. Applications should be submitted by post or email to:

The Secretary

AWU – Queensland Branch
GPO Box 88, Brisbane QLD 4001

Email: secretary@awu.org.au, using the subject line: AWU Qld Organiser Role - Cairns

For more information, please contact the AWU Queensland Branch on 1800 QLD AWU (753 298)

Applications close 5pm on Friday 18 August 2017