The Professional Employees Association has an exciting, temporary (one-year) opportunity for a Labour Relations Officer.
We are a dedicated team of passionate and creative staff who work closely with our members in ensuring we remain the union of choice for BC’s professionals.
You are a Labour Relations Officer with a proven track record of effectiveness in providing a wide range of member services, including:
• member coaching, advocacy and grievance handling
• collective bargaining
• appearances before third party adjudicators
• member engagement and mobilization
You have excellent communication, research and analytical skills, and a demonstrated ability to work independently with little direction. You work effectively as part of a team and have an understanding of the needs and interests of unionized professionals and ideally have experience working in the post-secondary education sector.
This position reports to the Executive Director in our Victoria office. Given the COVID outbreak, work will be performed from the employee's home for an interim period. Very occasional travel within BC may be required. We offer a competitive salary and compensation package. This is a unionized position with BC UWU and the collective agreement can be viewed here.
If you think you’d be a good fit for this role, please forward a cover letter and resume to our Executive Director no later than October 23, 2020. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Who is the PEA?
The Professional Employees Association (PEA) is BC’s union for professionals. We are your union. We were formed in 1974 to represent licensed professionals employed in the BC Public Service. Since that time, we have grown to support a wide range of professionals in the education, legal and health care sectors. The professionals we represent are varied: foresters, lawyers, teachers, engineers, physiotherapists, psychologists, pharmacists, veterinarians, librarians, system administrators and more.
The PEA is divided into chapters. Each chapter represents a distinct workplace or group of professionals. We represent professionals at the University of Victoria, the BC Public Service, the BC Oil and Gas Commission, St. Margaret’s School, the Law Society of BC, the Legal Services Society of BC, the Family Maintenance Agency, Okanagan Regional Library, the staff at the Hospital Employees’ Union and health authorities throughout BC.