• Nova Scotia
  • Type: Full Time
  • Halifax

Website Public Service Alliance of Canada

Regional Education Officer – Atlantic – PSAC

Salary: $104,256 – $117,344 plus $1,585.14 bilingual bonus
Employment type: Other
Other employment type: Term – Until December 31, 2022
Location: Halifax
Closing Date: Thu, 30 Sep 2021 15:30 EDT
English requirements: 
French requirements: 
Employment equity designation: Preferred
Target groups:
Indigenous people
Racialized persons
Search area: 
Employees of PSAC, Components, and PSAC Holdings Ltd
Members giving PSAC membership number
General public
Competition Number: 9531-0006A-021
Classification: Band 12
Purpose of position: 

Under the direction of the Regional Coordinator and as part of a regional team that includes other regional office staff, the Regional Council, the Regional Education Committee, and other regional union bodies such as the Alliance Facilitators’ Network, the Regional Education Officer builds the union and fosters membership solidarity by coordinating the development and delivery of a quality program of membership education and empowerment in the region. The Regional Education Officer closely collaborates with other Regional Education Officers and with the staff of the Education Section in Ottawa to maintain a core Program of PSAC Membership Education that is relevant, comprehensive, innovative and dynamic.


Education and experience:

  • Significant experience as a popular educator, creative writer and program administrator.


  • Knowledge of the labour movement, trade union practices and organization, principles of labour and human rights
    legislation, and the current social, political, and economic issues that affect PSAC members.


  • Ability to develop educational materials (including the ability to assess learning needs, formulate objectives, create innovative and participatory methodology, write facilitators’ notes and participants’ handouts);
  • Ability to produce letters, reports, analyses within deadlines;
  • Ability to facilitate (including the ability to assess group process, analyze individual behaviour and group dynamics);
  • Ability to estimate costs, forecast expenditures, and develop/program budgets;
  • Second language skills as per the CEFR level indicated above
  • Ability to develop a plan and bring it to fruition.

Personal suitability:

  • Active commitment to union and social justice principles.
  • High degree of initiative, tact, and good judgment, who works collaboratively and respectfully with others, and copes well with stress;
  • Long irregular hours and travel are sometimes required.

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.

If you apply to this post because you saw it here, please mention that you saw the notice at the CALM Job Board on your cover letter.

To apply for this job please visit psacunion.ca.