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AMEA – National Industrial Organiser – Auckland or Christchurch

Closing date: Thursday 29 February 2024

The Aviation and Marine Engineers Association (AMEA) has a vacancy for a fulltime National Union Organiser based in either Auckland or Christchurch.

The AMEA is a mid-sized union representing members across New Zealand primarily in the aviation, maritime and primary sectors. We currently have 4 union organisers but due to our growing membership we require another.

We are seeking a highly motivated self-starter, who can work independently and be part of a small close-knit team. Having a trade/engineering background and/or experience as a union organiser is required.

This role involves negotiating and interpreting employment agreements, advocating for workers’ rights, as well as recruiting and organising workers. Familiarity with employment legislation and the ability to foster working relationships with the members and employer is important.

This role would predominately represent members who work in the Aviation sector. Some overnight travel will be required.

A full driver’s licence and fluency in both written and spoken English are essential to this role.

We are affiliated to the NZCTU, but we are not affiliated to any political parties. A competitive salary package, which includes a car and koru membership is
offered. Applications close on Thursday 29 February 2024 @10am. Please email or post your CV and covering letter to If you have
any further question, please contact Suzanne on the email address above or call her on 0210320210.

Contact person: Suzanne Bovaird