Regional Representative - Montreal

Salary: 
$97,764 - $110,036, plus $1,486.43 bilingual allowance
Employment type: 
Other
Other employment type: 
Term – Up to twenty-nine (29) months
Location: 
Montréal
Closing Date: 
Mon, 04 Mar 2019 15:30 EST
English requirements: 
Comprehension
Spoken
Written
French requirements: 
Comprehension
Spoken
Written
Search area: 
Employees of PSAC, Components, and PSAC Holdings Ltd
Members giving PSAC membership number
Competition Number: 
9541-0009A-019
Branch/Section: 
Regional Offices Branch
Group: 
SEESOCQ
Classification: 
Band 12
Purpose of position: 

 

Note:   

  • The selected candidates will not be entitled to a car allowance.
  • As part of the Regional Representative competition (9541-0009A-019), the PSAC and the SEESOCQ agree that applications of candidates who qualify will be retained for long-term or short-term employment opportunities for temporary regional representative positions in the Montreal office for the next six (6) months, from the date on which the vacant position is filled.

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: 

Education and 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 and in French;
  • 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 suitability:

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

A detailed job description is available on our website 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.