Regional Representative - PSAC

Salary: $102,212 to $115,043 plus $1 554,06 bilingual allowance

Employment type: Indeterminate

Location: Ottawa Regional Office

Closing Date: Mon, 20 Jul 2020 15:30 EDT

Employment equity designation: Preferred

Target groups: Racialized persons

Search area: Employees of PSAC, Components, and PSAC Holdings Ltd, Members giving PSAC membership number, General public

Competition Number: 5510-0007A-020

Branch/Section: Regional Offices Branch

Group: CULE 1

Classification: Band 12

Purpose of position: 


  • The preference for this position will be given to a qualified racially visible person
  • The selected candidate will not be entitled to a car allowance
  • Position linguistic designation:  Bilingual (English and French)
  • Position global linguistic level:  Second language CEFR level: B2

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.


Knowledge and experience:

The candidate requires:

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


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


  • 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
  • Second language skills as per the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) level indicated above
  • Ability to create and bring strategic plans to fruition

Personal Suitability:

  • Ability to demonstrate their commitment to union principles and social justice
  • High degree of self-motivation and initiative is expected
  • Good judgment, problem-solving and conflict resolution skills, teamwork and leadership are required under circumstances that are often stressful and politically sensitive

A detailed job description is available on our website: or on the attached document.


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The PSAC is committed to employment equity and is actively seeking to ensure a representative workforce. We encourage applications from members of equity seeking groups.

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Monday, July 20, 2020 - 15:30


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