How to apply

All applicants must apply online, using the online application questionnaire.  

To be considered for employment at the CPSU, candidates must also address the selection criteria for the role.

Prospective candidates can contact Rob Alessi, HR Support, [email protected] if they have a question about the application process.

The CPSU is a great place to work.

The CPSU offers family-friendly conditions and leave entitlements, 15.4% superannuation, and access to health and wellbeing initiatives.

Our friendly staff are passionate about the work they do and committed to union values, helping others, and making a positive contribution to society.

Working with the CPSU means you will work side by side with other union members to make our workplaces and communities fairer.

Current positions

Fixed-term positions are to cover permanent staff on leave and acting in higher duties positions or temporary transfer. Over 80% of organisers employed on fixed-term roles convert to ongoing employment as permanent positions become available.

Position Location Employment status Applications close
Field organiser   Melbourne Full time / ongoing / subject to probation COB Mon 4 July
Field organiser   Perth Full time / ongoing / subject to probation COB Mon 4 July
Field organiser   Sydney Full time / ongoing / subject to probation COB Tues 28 June
Field organiser   Sydney Full time / fixed 1 year term COB Tues 28 June

Overview: Field organiser

The primary function of this role is to develop and implement effective campaigns and strategies to assist members to bring about positive change in their workplaces.

There is a strong emphasis on recruiting members and developing members, delegates and workplace leaders.

Overview: MSC organiser

The primary function of this role is to provide information, support, advice and representation to members on issues that affect their working lives.

This is an entry-level position with potential career development to a workplace organising role. A comprehensive training program is provided.

Overview: Regional Organising Support

The primary function of the role is to provide organising/administration support to ensure the effective and efficient operation of the regional office.

Successful candidates will be highly organised, with solid experience in administration support. They will have an excellent work ethic, a can-do attitude and enjoy working in a team environment.