Regional Representative - PSAC

Salary: 
$97,763 - $110,035
Employment type: 
Term up to four months
Location: 
Yellowknife
Closing Date: 
Thu, 21 Feb 2019 15:30 EST
English requirements: 
Comprehension
Spoken
Written
Search area: 
Employees of PSAC, Components, and PSAC Holdings Ltd
Members giving PSAC membership number
Competition Number: 
9583-0005A-019
Branch/Section: 
Regional Offices Branch
Group: 
CULE 1
Classification: 
Band 12
Purpose of position: 

Under the general supervision of the Regional Coordinator and as part of a regional team that includes other regional office staff, the Regional Council, and regional union bodies such as Area Councils, the Regional Representative builds the union and fosters membership solidarity by delivering union programs and services in the region.

Qualifications: 

Notes to applicants:

This position is eligible for a Yearly Isolated Post Allowance (IPA). This allowance is calculated based on the location and family status and covers the following admissible categories: Environmental Allowance, Living Cost Differential, Fuel & Utilities Differential and Shelter Cost Differential.

The selected candidate is not entitled to a car allowance.

Education and Experience:

  • Significant experience in the labour and/or social justice movement.

Knowledge:

  • Knowledge of union and social issues;
  • Knowledge of the political and operational structure of the PSAC;
  • Familiarity with basic computer technology.

Abilities:

  • Ability to demonstrate their commitment to union principles and social justice;
  • Ability to analyze, apply, explain, and interpret collective agreements, employment legislation, and employer policies and directives;
  • Ability to inspire, motivate, and organize groups to achieve collective goals and objectives;
  • Ability to design and facilitate union education courses according to the principles and practices of popular education;
  • Ability to develop union education materials;
  • Ability to communicate orally and in writing in English;
  • Ability to create and bring strategic plans to fruition;
  • Good problem‑solving skills;
  • Good conflict resolution skills;
  • Teamwork and leadership are required under circumstances that are often stressful and politically sensitive.

Personal Suitability:

  • High degree of self‑motivation;
  • High degree of initiative is expected;
  • Good judgment.

Closing date: 

Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 15:30

Location: 

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