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Industrial Officer

Organisation : National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU)

Location : Perth, WA Regional (Subiaco)

Work type : Full-time

Profession : Community Services, Consulting & Strategy, Education & Training, Program Coordination & Management

Sector : Community Support Services, Education & Employment, Union

Salary type : Annual Package

Salary : NTEU Level 6 ($98,223 - $107,678) or NTEU Level 7 ($111,463 - $123,062) depending on skills and experience, plus 17% employer superannuation

Application closing date : 10 Jul, 2022

About the organisation

Organisation Name : National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU)

About the role

  • Level 6 – $98,223 to $107,678 / Level 7- $111,463 to $123,062
  • Additional 17% employer superannuation
  • Rewarding career with a progressive organisation



The National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) WA Division is seeking a highly motivated individual with significant experience in industrial work within the trade union movement.


This is a full-time, ongoing position. You will be assigned a mix of duties including:

  • Providing industrial advice and guidance to members, organisers and elected officers on industrial matters and the enforcement of Enterprise Agreements and Awards.
  • Negotiating workplace grievances and industrial disputes with management, including complex matters or matters of strategic significance.
  • Providing high-level technical support to, and where necessary lead, major Enterprise Bargaining negotiations.
  • Researching, preparing and advocating cases before Fair Work Australia, other tribunals, internal university or management bodies, and speak in union and other public fora.



Who are we looking for?

The NTEU represents members in universities and other tertiary education and research institutions covering both academic and general/professional employees. The successful applicant will be committed to building the trade union movement, able to work closely with organisers to implement industrial campaigns, have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and knowledge of the tertiary education industry.


You will be located at the WA Division office in Subiaco and be required to travel to other NTEU branches in Perth from time to time on university campuses. A driver’s license that is valid in WA is essential. The NTEU is willing to reimburse the reasonable relocation expenses of an interstate applicant who is offered this position.



What we offer


The position will be filled at either NTEU Level 6 ($98,223 – $107,678) or NTEU Level 7 ($111,463 – $123,062) depending on skills and experience, plus 17% employer superannuation contributions.



For a copy of the Position Description and Selection Criteria please contact Joanne Riley at



How to apply

To apply for this job go to: & enter ref code: 5994152 or Apply Now to be directed 


For a copy of the Position Description and Selection Criteria please contact Joanne Riley at


Applications addressing the selection criteria plus the names and contact details of two referees, should be addressed to the Division Secretary, Catherine Moore.


The NTEU values diversity in the workplace. Therefore applicants will be given priority consideration and preference in selection for this vacancy if they are from an Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander background.

Applications Close: 10 Jul 2022

Please quote in application: Industrial Officer via Pro Bono Australia.

Profession: #Community_Services, #Consulting_and_Strategy, #Education_and_Training, #Program_Coordination_and_Management
Sector: #Community_Support_Services, #Education_and_Employment, #Union


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