Senior Policy Officer/Identified Position
Full-time Permanent

Closes: 24 July 2019

Classification: Senior Officer Grade C
Salary: $106,043 - $114,146
Position No: 42863
Directorate: Chief Minister, Treasury and Economic Development
Advertised (Gazettal date): 08 July 2019
Contact Officer: David Clapham on david.clapham@act.gov.au or (02) 6205 7261

Details: Policy and Cabinet Division is seeking to recruit a Senior Policy Officer to an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander identified position. Policy and Cabinet provides advice, support and direction across the ACT Public Service on complex policy matters, incorporating a central agency coordination role in strategic planning, social and economic policy, spatial planning, regional policy and engagement, and across-government regulatory reform. The Division has a broad remit covering the areas of regulation and productivity, housing, planning and environment, wellbeing, education and Commonwealth-State relations, community support, public safety and social inclusion. The ideal candidate will have experience and/or academic qualifications in one of these areas. Strategic Policy supports the Government to develop its strategic direction and provides advice to the Chief Minister, Head of Service and Cabinet on policy proposals and new initiatives. The role collaborates with a range of teams across Directorates to deliver projects, advise on the development of legislation, and to implement government priorities. Chief Minister, Treasury and Economic Development Directorate (CMTEDD) supports workforce diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive workplace. As part of this commitment, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with disability and those who identify as LGBTIQ are encouraged to apply.
Eligibility/Other Requirements: This is a designated position in accordance with s42, Discrimination Act 1991 and is only open to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander heritage is considered essential and therefore a Confirmation of Aboriginality may be requested. Desirable: The ideal candidate will have experience and/or academic qualifications in one of the following areas: Regulation and Productivity; Economic Policy; Housing; Planning and Environment; Wellbeing, Education; Commonwealth-State relations; Community Support, Public Safety and Social Inclusion.
How to Apply: Please provide a recent curriculum vitae, the contact details of two referees, as well as a two page statement of claims (no longer than two pages), outlining skills and experience, taking into account the Selection Criteria. Each criteria does not have to be individually addressed, but the overall statement should give the panel a good understanding of your claims in each area.
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