Regional Representative – Gatineau

$97,764 to $110,036 plus $1,486.43 bilingual allowance
Employment type: 
Term up to one year
Gatineau regional office
Closing Date: 
Fri, 07 Dec 2018 15:30 EST
English requirements: 
French requirements: 
Search area: 
Employees of PSAC, Components, and PSAC Holdings Ltd
Members giving PSAC membership number
General public
Competition Number: 
Regional Offices Branch
Band 12
Purpose of position: 

Note:  The selected candidate will not be entitled to a car allowance.

Purpose of Position

Under the general supervision of the Regional Coordinator and as part of a regional team that includes other regional office staff, the Regional Council, and regional union bodies such as Area Councils, the Regional Representative builds the union and fosters membership solidarity by delivering union programs and services in the region.


Knowledge and experience

The candidate requires:

  • Significant experience in the labour and/or social justice movement;

  • Knowledge of union and social issues;

  • Knowledge of the political and operational structure of the PSAC.


  • Ability to analyze, apply, explain, and interpret collective agreements, employment legislation, and employer policies and directives;

  • Ability to inspire, motivate, and organize groups to achieve collective goals and objectives;

  • Ability to design and facilitate union education courses according to the principles and practices of popular education;

  • Ability to develop union education materials;

  • Ability to communicate orally and in writing in English and French with workers in a variety of occupations and backgrounds;

  • Ability to create and bring strategic plans to fruition.

Personal Suitability:

  • Ability to demonstrate their commitment to union principles and social justice;

  • High degree of self-motivation and initiative is expected;

  • Good judgment, problem-solving and conflict resolution skills, teamwork and leadership are required under circumstances that are often stressful and politically sensitive;

  • Familiarity with basic computer technology.

A detailed job description is available on our website: or on the attached document.

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.