LGNSW Positions Vacant

Industrial Officer

  • Peak industry association
  • High profile role in a busy work environment
  • Salary package including superannuation is $96,909 to $121,359 

The organisation

Local Government NSW (LGNSW) is the peak body for local government in NSW, representing councils and related member organisations. With a proud 100+ year history, LGNSW develops an effective community-based system of local government in NSW; advocates on behalf of members to influence policy directions of State and Commonwealth Governments and provides a range of services including industrial relations, legal advice, management services and training.

The position

LGNSW is seeking to employ a suitably qualified and experienced industrial relations professional on a permanent basis. As a member of the Industrial Relations Unit, your responsibilities may include:

  • Representing LGNSW and its members before State and Federal industrial courts and tribunals;
  • Providing advice on a broad range of employment and industrial relations related legislation, industrial awards, enterprise agreements, employment policies and contracts of employment;
  • Assisting members in the negotiation and drafting of industrial awards, enterprise agreements, contracts of employment, employment related policies and legislation;
  • Drafting reports, submissions and legal documents;
  • Representing LGNSW on external committees and working parties.

Essential requirements

To be successful in this role you will be a team player with demonstrated experience appearing before State and/or Federal industrial relations tribunals, have excellent communication and advocacy skills and a well-developed understanding of State and Federal industrial relations systems, human resource management, employment legislation and workplace reform. You will possess tertiary qualifications in industrial relations, human resource management, or an associated discipline.

Applicants must be willing to travel.

How to Apply

Review the position description before applying. Please send applications to jobs@lgnsw.org.au.

Your application should include a covering letter (maximum two pages) that clearly details your skills and experience as relevant to this position's accountabilities and requirements, and an up-to-date resume (maximum four pages).

For further details about the role please contact Adam Dansie, Senior Manager, Industrial Relations on (02) 9242 4142.

Applications close Wednesday, 28 August 2019.


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