LGNSW Positions Vacant

Industrial Officer

  • Peak industry association
  • High profile role in a busy work environment
  • Attractive remuneration package

The organisation

Local Government NSW (LGNSW) is the peak body for councils and related organisations in our State. LGNSW advocates on behalf of members and their communities on policy to decision makers at state and federal levels.  We provide a comprehensive range of services including industrial relations representation, 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 will include:

  • Representing LGNSW and its members before State and Federal courts and tribunals;
  • Providing advice on a broad range of industrial relations, employment and human resources related issues, including but not limited to: performance management, recruitment, termination of employment, anti-discrimination, WHS, privacy and workplace reform;
  • Interpreting, negotiating, drafting and providing advice on awards, enterprise agreements, contracts of employment, employment-related policies and legislation;
  • Drafting reports, submissions and legal documents;Represent LGNSW on external committees and working parties.

The person

To be successful in this role you will be a team player with 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 resources management, employment legislation and workplace reform.

You will also possess tertiary qualifications in industrial relations, human resources management, law or an associated discipline.

LGNSW offers excellent conditions of employment, which may include working a 19 day month. The position also comes with an attractive salary that is dependent upon experience. Applicants must be willing to travel regularly.

How to apply

Please review the position description before submitting an application. Enquiries should be directed to Adam Dansie (Senior Manager Industrial Relations) on 9242 4142 during business hours, and applications submitted to jobs@lgnsw.org.au.

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

Applications close at 5pm on Thursday 15 November 2018


Please see senior council vacancies for opportunities within NSW councils.