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Vacancy Notification - Field Organiser SA 19.07.2019
General Overview 
The Finance Sector Union is the union for one of the biggest and fastest growing industries in Australia. Our Union is the voice of workers at the pointy end of capitalism. We organise across Australia’s biggest banks as well as insurance, credit union and superannuation employers. Over the past year the FSU has played a key role in bringing about a Royal Commission into our industry and winning back $22 million in unpaid superannuation payments for low paid workers. We continue to champion for real change and improvements for finance industry workers as well as the broader community.   
 
This year we plan to step up our important campaign work. Our industry is rapidly changing and risks seeing workers left behind with the impacts of technological disruption being felt across the board. We are seeking a capable and driven Organiser to play a key role in helping deliver an industry plan that focuses on people before profits.
 
We have an exciting opportunity for a Field Organiser based in Adelaide in our South Australia office. Reporting to the Local Executive Secretary, the Organiser will be based in Adelaide and will be responsible for building worker power in a team environment through recruiting workers to the Union and developing sustainable activist structures. The successful applicant will be required to adapt their skills to unique organising challenges while working to innovative campaign plans connected to relevant enterprises, local workplaces and the broader industry. 
 
Selection Criteria:
 
Values criteria 
An extreme passion for social justice and fighting the machine
An understanding that your work will always be focused and centred around building power for workers
Independent, resilient, and takes initiative go-getter who is always a team player
Energy and enthusiasm that you can lead with and follow
Someone with leadership qualities who can instil leadership in others and hand over the reigns
Eagerness to work with people from diverse cultures and backgrounds
 
Selection criteria
Demonstrated commitment to social and economic justice
Experience working or organising in other progressive organisations or social justice causes
Ability to inspire people to take action through conversations
Ability to identify and develop leaders
Strong planning, time-management and strategic-thinking skills
Ability and willingness to do whatever it takes to fight and win (some long hours, evening work and weekend work may be required)
Driver’s licence preferred
 
We are an equal opportunity employer. Indigenous and LGBTIQ folks are strongly encouraged to apply.  
 
The FSU is committed to providing ongoing support and development to the successful applicant.
 
Salary:
A salary shall be set at tier 1 of the FSU Organiser pay scale, currently $67,900 per annum with 1 RDO per month. FSU offers excellent working conditions including employer superannuation contributions of 15%.
 
For further information, contact Jason Hall on (08) 8229 6543 or jason.hall@fsunion.org.au
 
Applications to 
Jason Hall
Finance Sector Union 
GPO Box 9893
Adelaide SA 5001
 
Email: jason.hall@fsunion.org.au
 
Closing date Friday 2 August 2019
Contact Details
jason.hall@fsunion.org.au

Authorised By: Julia Angrisano, National Secretary



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