Industrial Officer, Part Time (.4 FTTE), National Office, Wellington-Based

NZEI Te Riu Roa is looking for a new industrial officer to work part-time in our national office.

In a typical day you might be advising members on their tactical options in an employment dispute, advocating for members' legal entitlements, and representing members in formal settings such as the ERA or Education Council hearings,

The work is varied and fast-paced. You will need to be knowledgeable about employment law and advocacy, and be able to work under pressure and manage competing priorities.

You will be supporting NZEI members so you will need to understand the work of unions. You must enjoy helping people, be empathetic and be able to quickly build rapport. You will need a good sense of humour, diplomacy, tact and sound judgment.

NZEI Te Riu Roa is the dynamic and innovative union representing the interests of 47,000 education sector workers in New Zealand. We are a Treaty of Waitangi based organisation and work to genuinely incorporate principles of biculturalism into our everyday work.

We offer competitive terms and conditions of employment, a great place to work and the opportunity to make a direct contribution to the lives of education workers and students in New Zealand.

A full job description is available below, or contact Sue Braggins at

Applications in confidence should be addressed to Vacancies, PO Box 466, Wellington 6140; or by email to with "Industrial Officer" in the subject line.

Applications close at 5pm Friday 2nd March 2018


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