Organiser / Industrial Officer

The Medical Scientists Association of Victoria is an autonomous component association of Health Services Union – Victoria No 4 Branch. The MSAV represents a range of science qualified health professionals in the public and private health sectors in Victoria.

The MSAV is seeking to recruit an enthusiastic all-rounder to work as part of a small, progressive team. Our team perform a wide range of duties incorporating all facets of both industrial and organising work.

The role includes recruiting and organising members in the public and private sectors, advocacy, negotiations with employers and government, directly representing members in workplace matters, representing the Union in various forums, provision of strategic advice and mentoring staff.

Flexible working hours are available for the right applicant.


  • Previous experience as an Organiser or Industrial Officer will be regarded highly
  • Experience in the Fair Work Commission and knowledge of industrial instruments and collective bargaining
  • Knowledge of the health industry would be an advantage
  • Demonstrated commitment to trade union values
  • Ability to work as a part of a small industrial team
  • Good communication skills
  • Experience at recruiting new union members
  • Current drivers license
  • Demonstrated commitment to the trade union movement is essential
  • Tertiary qualifications are desirable.

An attractive salary, including vehicle allowance, will be negotiated with the successful applicant, depending on qualifications and experience.

Applicants should obtain a copy of the Position Description by Emailing the MSAV at, using the subject line: Organiser / Industrial Officer enquiry via EthicalJobs or it can be downloaded from our website

Enquiries may be addressed to Matt Hammond, Assistant Secretary

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