HR/IR jobs

Industrial Officer / Lead Organiser

Location: Hobart
Salary: $82,000 - $91,000
Company: United Voice Tasmania
Telephone: 03 6220 3222
Apps close: Friday 28th June 2019

This IO/Lead Organiser position is fixed term to cover parental leave absence from August 2019 – March 2020. Part-time or full-time is negotiable. There is potential for the right candidate to secure further work at the end of this contract, and further develop their leadership skills to step up in Acting Secretary duties from time to time.

Detailed information is in the application pack.

The IO/Lead Organiser will report to and work in collaboration with the Branch Secretary and be responsible for
• The oversight, carriage, and management of the Union’s industrial casework, up to and including appearing in the relevant tribunals and courts to represent the union and our members interests
• Providing industrial and legal advice to our officials and members
• Participating in, and modelling, and supporting and developing Organisers and Officials to
o deal with member enquiries about their workplace rights
o represent members’ industrial interests in workplace disputes and disciplinaries
o join workers to the union
o build activism and leadership amongst union members
• Participating in the strategic Branch planning and decision making through the Leadership Group
• Enterprise bargaining and providing industrial guidance
• Building, managing and maintaining key stakeholder relationships
• Ensuring effective translation of strategic plans into operational plans
• Conducting campaign actions, including protests and rallies
• Participating in the union’s political and social justice agenda

At United Voice Tasmania there is a set process applications go through before an offer
of employment is made. This process is as follows:
• Interested applicants send an email expressing their interest in the position to
• An application pack is emailed back within 5 business days
• Applications (cover letter, pro forma, and resume) are sent to Jannette Armstrong
• Applicants will receive an email confirming that we have received the application
• Applications are reviewed
• Shortlisted applicants will be called and invited to attend an interview
• Successful applicant from the individual interviews will be called and offered the
job and sent an appointment letter. They must reply in writing (via email) to
accept the offer and the conditions as outlined in the letter prior to
• All unsuccessful applicants will be informed of the outcome of their application via

Applications should be addressed to Jannette Armstrong, and can be submitted via
email or in person:
By post or in person:
212 Liverpool St, Hobart, TAS 7000

Applications should be typed and must consist of:
• A cover letter
• Your curriculum vitae (résumé) including the name and contact details of two
• A completed proforma application