Negotiations and Programs Branch / Negotiations Section
Position linguistic designation:
$102,212 – $115,043 + IPA (see note)
Employment Equity Designation
As a result of the PSAC Workforce and Availability Analysis and in accordance with the PSAC Employment Equity Plan, the successful candidate for this appointment will be a qualified Indigenous person.
The successful candidate for this appointment will be a qualified Indigenous person.
This position is eligible for a Yearly Isolated Post Allowance (IPA) for up to $25,431 for an incumbent with dependents and $18,375 for an incumbent without dependents. The allowance covers the following admissible categories: Environmental Allowance, Living Cost Differential, Fuel & Utilities Differential and Shelter Cost Differential.
This position is also eligible for a relocation allowance.
Purpose of Position
Under the direction of the Coordinator, Negotiations Section, the Regional Negotiator acts as chief spokesperson and chair of PSAC negotiating teams for bargaining units in the federal public and private sectors, and in provincial and territorial jurisdictions and represents the PSAC in third party dispute resolution processes such as conciliation, arbitration and mediation, in the context of federal and provincial labour legislation and the PSAC Constitution, regulations and policies.
The Regional Negotiator also provides advice and guidance to PSAC collective bargaining committees, elected officers and members on issues related to collective bargaining, including strike strategy and collective agreement interpretation.
University graduation in a field related to labour relations or extensive experience in the field of labour relations;
Extensive experience in the field of negotiations in the public and/or private sector;
Comprehensive knowledge of the process and practice of collective bargaining, including negotiating techniques, contract language development, and group dynamics;
Comprehensive knowledge of advocacy techniques;
Comprehensive knowledge of the principles and practices of staff relations and pertinent legislation and regulations;
Knowledge of the organization and structure of the federal public service, agencies and crown corporations;
Knowledge of PSAC Constitution, Regulations, policies and objectives;
Understanding of trade union and equity principles;
Ability to communicate orally and in writing in English.
Employees of PSAC, Components, and PSAC Holdings Ltd.
Members giving PSAC membership number.
August 16, 2020 at 3:30 p.m. (Eastern Time)
How to apply
Internal applicants should submit their résumé online through the intranet.
Indeterminate PSAC employees who meet all the qualifications of this position can request a transfer in accordance to the relevant collective agreement by sending a written request to the Human Resources Section on or before the closing date.
Members of PSAC should provide their membership number in order to be considered in the membership level of the competition.
To apply online please visit:psacunion.ca/jobs-psac. Please submit your résumé stating how your knowledge, skills and abilities relate to the qualifications of the position.
The Public Service Alliance of Canada is committed to achieving and maintaining a representative workforce that ensures the full participation and advancement of traditionally under-represented groups. Applications are encouraged from equity groups including women, racially visible persons, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer/questioning, and two-spirited (LGBTQ2+) persons.
Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. For accommodation needs or to obtain a copy of the documents in alternate format, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please note that if you are found unqualified at any step of this competition (i.e. written exam, interview and/or exercise) you will need to wait 180 calendar days from the date of Human Resources’ written notification of being found unqualified before you will be screened-in to a competition for a similar position.