Regional Representative - London

Salary: 
$96,318 - $108,409
Employment type: 
Term up to four months
Location: 
London
Closing Date: 
Fri, 30 Jun 2017 15:30 EDT
English requirements: 
Comprehension
Spoken
Written
Search area: 
Employees of PSAC, Components, and PSAC Holdings Ltd
Members giving PSAC membership number
Competition Number: 
9562-0005A-017
Branch/Section: 
Regional Offices Branch
Group: 
CULE 1
Classification: 
Band 12
Purpose of position: 

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.

Qualifications: 

Notice to applicants: The selected candidate is not entitled to a car allowance.

Qualifications

Education/Experience:

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

Knowledge:

  • Knowledge of union and social issues;
  • Knowledge of the political and operational structure of the PSAC;
  • Familiarity with basic computer technology.

Abilities:

  • Ability to demonstrate their commitment to union principles and social justice;
  • 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 with workers in a variety of occupations and backgrounds;
  • Ability to create and bring strategic plans to fruition;
  • Problem‑solving and conflict resolution skills, teamwork and leadership are required under circumstances that are often stressful and politically sensitive.

Personal Suitabilities:

  • High degree of self‑motivation and initiative is expected;
  • Good judgment.

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

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