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Industrial Officer

Location: Sydney
Salary: $104,086 – $130 532, dependent on skill and experience
Company: ASMOF NSW - The Doctors Union
Telephone: 02 9212 6900
Apps close: Wednesday 9th February 2022

About The Doctors Union
The Doctors Union is a progressive member-led union with a vision to protect, promote and advance the interests of salaried doctors in a fair and just society underpinned by a high-quality public health system.

About the role
ASMOF NSW is seeking two highly motivated industrial officers with significant experience in industrial work within the trade union movement. One position is a full-time, ongoing position. The second position is a full time 12-month Fixed Term, Parental Leave cover with the possibility of a continuous appointment.

Responsibilities of an industrial officer include:
• Ensure the effective case management of industrial work, which integrates organising and communications strategies to achieve the Union’s strategic objectives.
• Research, prepare and advocate cases before the NSW IRC, Fair Work Commission, and other tribunals or NSW Health management bodies.
• Participate in policy, award and enterprise bargaining negotiations, and strategically important projects and cases.
• Assist in developing and implementing industrial and organising strategies and workplace campaigns to recruit and retain union members, develop member leaders, and build Union power.
• Undertake research, report writing and claim development on industrial issues.
• Participate in strategic planning and assist in developing union policy, practice, and procedures.

Essential Qualifications, Skills & Experience
• A deep understanding of and commitment to union principles and culture, and a passion and drive to improve workers’ lives and achieve the Union’s strategic objectives.

• At least two years of experience within industrial relations, organising and representing members around collective issues.

• Solid knowledge of contemporary industrial relations issues and industrial legislation and demonstrated experience in the state or national industrial jurisdictions.

• Demonstrated research, analytical thinking, and problem-solving skills.

• Strong time management and personal organisational skills, including performing work within specified timelines and planning work systematically and effectively.

• The ability to formally prepare and articulate a position at a tribunal or meeting.

• Strong verbal communication and interpersonal skills and well-developed written communication skills.

• The ability to follow direction, exercise initiative and independent judgment.

• Well-developed information technology skills with proven competence in using Microsoft Office 365 programs.

• The ability to obtain a Right of Entry Permit.


Rewarding work in the service of frontline doctors with a supportive and high performing Industrial team in Ultimo.

• $104,086 – $130 532, dependent on skill and experience.
• 10.5% superannuation.
• 17.5% annual leave loading.
• 5 weeks annual leave plus Christmas shutdown.

Position Description

For a copy of the Position Description and Selection Criteria, please contact Carolyn Gethings at


Please provide a cover letter addressing the Qualifications, Skills & Experience with your resume, plus the names and contact details of two referees to Andrew Holland, Executive Director, ASMOF NSW, via email at: