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 an EEO employer.

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.

 

Legal Officer Vacancy

  

The PSA Te Pūkenga Here Tikanga Mahi is the largest union in New Zealand, Aotearoa and is an innovative and dynamic organisation employing 190 staff throughout New Zealand. We have more than 80,000 members working in central and local government, health and community services. The focus of the PSA is to advance the rights and conditions of members through building collectively in the workplace.  The PSA takes a strategic approach to building unionism. 

The PSA is seeking two Legal Officers.   We are recruiting for a full time and a part time role.  These are permanent positions preferably based in our Wellington Office as part of an experienced and high performing team.  One vacancy is a new position and the other is to replace an existing role. 

We are looking for a person who is politically astute and supportive of the union movement, experienced in the application of employment law, committed to improving the quality of our members’ working lives and able to travel throughout New Zealand.   The legal officer will have the ability to hold a current practising certificate. 

We are looking for people who can work well with other members of the legal team and with other PSA staff. 

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 and recognised through salary.

The salary range for this position is $67,036 to $113,835 along with generous terms and conditions.

The PSA is also an EEO employer.

 Please download the following documents if you would like to apply:

Legal Officer job description

PSA Application Form 

For any queries you can contact Liz Byron, Executive Assistant to the National Secretaries on 027 2137185 or email liz.byron@psa.org.nz.

 Applications close 5.00pm on Wednesday 25 May 2022.