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