13 May 2022

Full-Time Organiser

PSA – Posted by Liezel.AdonisDunedin, Otago, New Zealand


Job Description

Union Organiser – Dunedin

The PSA Te Pūkenga Here Tikanga Mahi is the largest union in New Zealand, Aotearoa and is an innovative and dynamic organisation employing 180 staff throughout New Zealand. We have over 80,000 members working in central and local government, health and community services.  As the largest union in New Zealand Aotearoa, we can provide opportunities for organisers to take up leadership roles in our sectors and across the organisation.

Our core values include advocating members’ interests with a strong effective voice, standing together, supporting and empowering members, individually and collectively.  We embrace diversity and challenge inequality and our actions are characterised by professionalism, integrity and respect. We are a progressive and constructive union, constantly seeking solutions that improve members’ working lives.

The PSA Te Pūkenga Here Tikanga Mahi has a permanent, full time organiser vacancy based in our Dunedin office. There may be an opportunity for this role to be performed from Timaru.

We are looking for people with:

  • A commitment to the work of trade unions.
  • An ability to improve the quality of PSA Te Pukenga Here Tikanga Mahi members’ working lives.
  • The capability to build durable working relationships with members, employers, government and industry representatives.
  • The skills to develop and support members and delegates in dealing with issues impacting on their working lives.
  • Excellent communication, advocacy and leadership skills.
  • An ability to work accurately and efficiently under pressure, both independently and as part of a team.

The PSA Te Pūkenga Here Tikanga Mahi is committed to honouring Te Tiriti O Waitangi across our organisation and the work we do. Knowledge of te reo and tikanga Māori will therefore be an advantage.

The PSA is also an EEO employer.

How to Apply

Please download the following documents if you would like to apply: Completed applications, including a cover letter and a CV should be emailed to liezel.adonis@psa.org.nz or posted to Liezel Adonis, PSA, Private Bag 68906, Auckland, 1145. Applications close 9am Friday, 27 May 2022.

Job Types: Full-Time. Job expires in 6 days.

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