Regional Representative- Ottawa

$ 97,763 - $110,035 plus $1,486.43 bilingual bonus
Employment type: 
Term up to one year
Ottawa Regional Office
Closing Date: 
Tue, 31 Mar 2020 15:30 EDT
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: 


  • The selected candidate will not be entitled to a car allowance.
  • Position linguistic designation: Bilingual (English and French)
  • Position global linguistic level: Second language CEFR level: B2

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.



  • 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
  • Familiarity with basic computer technology


  • Bilingual as per the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) level indicated above
  • 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 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
  • Ability to demonstrate their commitment to union principles and social justice

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.