Union Organiser

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The Shop, Distributive and Allied Employees' Association (SDA) is one of Australia's largest Unions with over 210,000 members nationally. We look after the interests of retail, fast food and warehouse workers.

The SDA in Western Australia is currently seeking to employ a full-time Organiser, to build membership and provide representation for members, on a 12 month contract with the potential opportunity to be made permanent after this time. 

We need an organised, resourceful, and enthusiastic person who believes in furthering the interests of workers. Organisers need to be motivated and capable of performing their role without constant supervision.

About the role

Based in Perth, the position will cover the East Metropolitan area. Individually you will:

  • recruit new members to the union in the retail and fast food industries;
  • help identify new delegates, and liaise with and support existing delegates;
  • provide representation for members in disciplinary meetings;
  • raise and help solve workplace disputes; and
  • negotiate favourable outcomes for members.

Key Selection Criteria

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

  • excellent organisational skills;
  • commitment to Union values and principles;
  • excellent time management and organisational skills;
  • availability to work some weekends and nights;
  • sound written and verbal communication skills; and
  • a current driver's licence.

Salary and benefits include:

  • a starting salary of $62,400.75 to $63,648.75 (depending on experience and skill set);
  • 9.5% superannuation;
  • a Sunday Allowance paid fortnightly for working one Sunday in six which equates to an additional 3.1% per annum;
  • a fully maintained vehicle which includes generous personal use; and
  • opportunities to earn bonus payments for membership growth in your area.


Application Process

Please provide us with a covering letter addressing the Key Selection Criteria and your resume.

Applications close 5pm, 11th December, 2020.

16/11/2020 $0 Perth 1 Sales
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