Union Organiser – NZPSA – Canterbury

Job Description
The PSA, Te Pūkenga Here Tikanga Mahi, is the largest union in New Zealand, Aotearoa and is an innovative and dynamic organisation employing 140 staff throughout New Zealand. We have over 70,000 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.

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.

How to Apply
If you would like to apply, please visit www.psa.org.nz/vacancies and download the appropriate documentation. Applications to be emailed to trish.mckinnon@psa.org.nz or posted to Trish McKinnon, PSA, PO Box 3817, Wellington 6140.

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