Regional Organizer– Vancouver

Salary: 
$97,763 - $110,035 (Expired salary)
Employment type: 
Indeterminate
Location: 
Vancouver
Closing Date: 
Mon, 20 Jan 2020 15:30 EST
English requirements: 
Comprehension
Spoken
Written
Search area: 
Employees of PSAC, Components, and PSAC Holdings Ltd
Members giving PSAC membership number
General public
Competition Number: 
5810-0009A-020
Branch/Section: 
Regional Offices Branch
Group: 
CULE 1
Classification: 
Band 12
Purpose of position: 

Note to applicants: The selected candidate will be entitled to a car allowance.

Purpose of Position

Under the general supervision of the Regional Coordinator, and as part of regional and national teams that include other regional office and headquarters staff, the Organizer builds the Union by initiating, coordinating and implementing organizing campaigns for the purpose of recruiting new members into the PSAC.

Qualifications: 

Education/Experience:

  • Minimum of 1-2 years’ experience successfully organizing new bargaining units.

Knowledge:

  • Extensive knowledge and experience or computer-based technology, including office software, internet and e-mail environments;
  • Excellent knowledge of worker rights and labour legislation. 

Abilities:

  • Ability to work as part of member-driven organizing team;
  • Ability to motivate and inspire others to achieve collective goals;
  • Ability to analyze, recognize mistakes and recommend improvements;
  • Ability to communicate orally and in writing in English;
  • Able to develop contacts and leads which will result in organizing campaigns.

Personal suitability:

  • Well developed interpersonal skills, tact, sound judgment;
  • Innovative, flexible and open-minded;
  • Demonstrated commitment to and understanding of union and equity principles;
  • Highly motivated, self-starter.

A detailed job description is available at: http://psacunion.ca/jobs-psac.

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.