Assists in resolving disputes by advising on workplace relations policies and problems, and representing industrial, commercial, union, employer or other parties in negotiations on rates of pay and conditions of employment.
Industrial Relations Officer
Trade Union Official
Skills Assessment Authority
Not eligible if: Caveat 9 TSS, ENS - The position predominantly involves responsibility for low skilled tasks. Example 1: Rostering, maintaining records, reception duties and allocating duties to housekeepers, porters or doorpersons. Example 2: Fruit picking or packing or feeding of livestock or animals. Example 3: Truck driving. Caveat 10 TSS, ENS - The position is not located in regional Australia (within the meaning of subregulation 5.19(7) of the Regulations).
plan, develop, implement and evaluate staff recruitment, assist in resolving disputes by advising on workplace matters, and represent industrial, commercial, union, employer and other parties in negotiations on issues such as enterprise bargaining, rates of pay and conditions of employment.
arranging for advertising of job vacancies, interviewing and testing of applicants, and selection of staff
maintaining personnel records and associated human resource information systems
providing advice and information to management on workplace relations policies and procedures, staff performance and disciplinary matters
arranging the induction of staff and providing information on conditions of service, salaries and promotional opportunities
receiving and recording job vacancy information from employers such as details about job description, wages and conditions of employment
providing information on current job vacancies in the organisation to employers and job seekers
undertaking negotiations on terms and conditions of employment, and examining and resolving disputes and grievances
studying and interpreting legislation, awards, collective agreements and employment contracts, wage payment systems and dispute settlement procedures
developing, planning and formulating enterprise agreements or collective contracts such as productivity-based wage adjustment procedures, workplace relations policies and programs, and procedures for their implementation
overseeing the formation and conduct of workplace consultative committees and employee participation initiatives
Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification. At least five years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualification. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).