New Zealand Law Society - Industrial Office .4FTE Part-time - Wellington

Industrial Office .4FTE Part-time - Wellington

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

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.

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. A good telephone manner is essential.

NZEI Te Riu Roa is the dynamic and innovative union representing the interests of 47,000 education sector workers in New Zealand.

An understanding of, and commitment to upholding the principles of, Te Tiriti o Waitangi is essential, and experience/skill in te reo and tikanga Māori are desirable.

A full job description is available on our web site: or contact Sue Braggins at

Applications in confidence should be emailed to with “Industrial Officer” in the subject line.

Applications close at 5pm Monday 1st November 2021

NZEI Te Riu Roa welcomes and supports people of all gender identities, ages, ethnicities, sexual orientations, religions, and disabilities/ abilities. An expectation of this role is to actively support and promote our diversity and inclusion principles. We want NZEI Te Riu Roa to be a place where you can bring your whole self to work.

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