The Working Women’s Centre has recently secured funding from the Fair Work Ombudsman and we are looking for a full-time Graduate Junior Industrial Officer to join our growing team! Apply before the 25th of January.


  • Competitive salary $60,000.00
  • 12% superannuation
  • Flexible workplace
  • 35-hour week (plus reasonable overtime stipulated in the EBA)
  • TOIL entitlements

A Junior Industrial Officer’s duties are as follows:

  • Support Senior Industrial Officers to provide information and industrial advice to vulnerable people who are primarily not members of unions and who do not have their own lawyer.
  • Provide industrial and legal advice across a wide range of federal and state legislation concerning industrial and employment matters.
  • Support Senior Industrial Officers to represent clients in conciliation, arbitration, and court hearings with respect to industrial claims and disputes.
  • Work closely with the Director and Senior Industrial Officers on other tasks as required.

The successful candidate will have:

  • A legal qualification and eligibility to be admitted to practise in South Australia.
  • An introductory understanding of the Australian Industrial Relations system and workplace law.
  • An understanding of the role of the Fair Work Act2009 and Fair Work Regulations 2009.
  • A commitment to principles of unionism
  • A commitment to gender equity and feminist politics.
  • Demonstrated abilities in negotiation and conflict resolution.
  • Demonstrated high level written and oral communication skills.
  • Exceptional time management skills and demonstrated ability to prioritise tasks.
  • A demonstrated commitment to the principles of justice and worker’s rights.
  • Understanding of gender politics and the intersection with labour/employment policy.


  • Demonstrated research and writing skills.
  • Completion of Industrial or Employment law-related course.
  • Sound ability with Excel spreadsheets.

Applications close: 12:00 AM ACDT, 25th Jan 2021

Find out more and apply. 

Women from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander backgrounds, women from culturally diverse backgrounds, LGBTIQ women and women with disabilities are encouraged to apply.