National Strike Mobilization Project Officer

$97,763 - $110,035
Employment type: 
Term up to one year
Ottawa Headquarters
Closing Date: 
Fri, 04 Dec 2020 15:30 EST
Employment equity designation: 
Target groups: 
Indigenous people
Racialized persons
Search area: 
Employees of PSAC, Components, and PSAC Holdings Ltd
Members giving PSAC membership number
General public
Competition Number: 
Regional Offices Branch
Unifor 2025
Band 12
Purpose of position: 

As a result of the PSAC Workforce and Availability Analysis and in accordance with the PSAC Employment Equity Plan, preference for this position will be given to a qualified Indigenous or a racially visible person.

Under the supervision of the Director of the Regional Offices Branch will coordinate strike mobilization activities, strike activities, communications and provide technical coordination of all national strike action and support for all regional strikes via the NSCC and the RSCC.



  • Knowledge of trade union’s role, objectives, and activities as well as an understanding of and commitment to union principles;
  • Excellent knowledge of PSAC strike procedures and tentative agreement ratification;
  • Extensive knowledge of the organization, function, and objectives as well as policies and Constitution and Regulations of the Public Service Alliance of Canada;
  • Knowledge of where to go within the organization for needed information and ability to judge what information should be passed on to various staff;
  • Knowledge of basic financial accounting procedures.


  • Ability to prepare and monitor budgets;
  • Ability to successfully deal with change and to effectively manage organizational, operational and people issues;
  • Ability to understand and respond strategically to operational issues with innovative solutions and develop and monitor long and short-term goals;
  • Ability to establish trust and cooperation amongst staff, members and elected officers and promote enthusiasm and commitment;
  • Well‑developed time management skills to deal effectively with conflicting priorities and time sensitive issues while remaining focused in the face of multiple distractions;
  • Well‑developed communication and negotiating skills;
  • Ability to facilitate group discussion and decision making;
  • Proficiency in the use of a computer, including the ability to use Windows, Excel, Outlook, webinar technology and electronic voting tools and the Internet;
  • Proficency in the use of campaign software, applications and programs such as; Nation Builder, Call hub, Ulink etc.;
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills;
  • Skill in organizing material, information, data and people in a systematic way to optimize efficiency and minimize duplication of effort;
  • Ability to work independently and cooperatively on a team;
  • Ability to determine priorities without supervision;
  • Strong problem‑solving abilities;
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal and communications skills;
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet strict deadlines;
  • Excellent listening skills;
  • Ability to pick up on the key issues and convey this information in a concise manner;
  • Excellent troubleshooting skills;
  • Ability to deal with sensitive information in a diplomatic and tactful manner;
  • Must be committed to teamwork;
  • Second language skills as per the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) level indicated above.

Personal Suitability:

  • Political acuity and respect for workers;
  • Ability to exercise good judgment in a politically sensitive environment;
  • Understanding and commitment to union and equity principles;
  • Self‑confidence, action‑oriented, tenacity;
  • Good judgment and diplomacy;
  • High degree of initiative.


A detailed job description is available at:

The PSAC is committed to employment equity and is actively seeking to ensure a representative workforce. We encourage applications from members of equity seeking groups.