Director Gambling and Harm Prevention
Full-time Temporary

Closes: 03 April 2020

Classification: Senior Officer Grade B
Salary: $126,577 - $142,494 plus superannuation
Position No: 38536
Directorate: Chief Minister, Treasury and Economic Development
Advertised (Gazettal date): 20 March 2020
Contact Officer: Jodie Vaile on jodie.vaile@act.gov.au or (02) 6207 1915

Details: THIS is the workplace you have been looking for! Come work with us and use your Jedi powers to help the Canberra community.
Are you a dedicated leader who uses their initiative and leads their team to innovative problem solutions? Do you have what it takes to thrive in the challenging intersection of industry, the community sector and Government? Does the opportunity to think about the big picture, create strategies to help our community and manage cutting edge social research make you jump out of bed in the morning? Do you own your own lightsaber? If the answer to these questions is yes, then you are the one Access Canberra is looking for.
Access Canberra is responsible for supporting the ACT Gambling and Racing Commission (the Commission) who aspire to achieving a Canberra free from gambling harm. The Commission have adopted a public health approach to gambling harm and are looking for a Jedi Master to lead a small team to consult and collaborate with key stakeholders, while designing, delivering and evaluating new harm minimisation and prevention initiatives based on the latest research and evidence. The position will be responsible for a varied program of work, including development of strategic documentation, management of research projects, oversight of a major Government procurement process and the delivery of an evaluation program, all of which contribute to realising the Commission’s vision.
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 peoples, people with disability and those who identify as LGBTIQ are encouraged to apply.
Note: This is a temporary position available from 20 April 2020 until 16 April 2021 with the possibility of permanency. An order of merit will be established from this selection process and may be used to fill future identical vacancies over the next 12 months. Selection may be based on application and referee reports only. This position is in an activity based workplace. Under ABW arrangements, officers will not have a designated workstation/desk. This is a full time role, however, flexible working arrangements are encouraged at Access Canberra, and we are open to having this discussion with the right applicant.
How to Apply: Please review the Position Description for details about the role and associated responsibilities. Suitability for this position will be assessed on your Skills, Knowledge and Behaviour in relation to the duties/responsibilities listed in the Position Description. Please submit a current curriculum vitae and the contact details of at least two referees.  Please submit a written application of no more than two pages. The two page response should be written in the form of a pitch and should not specifically address the Selection Criteria within the Position Description, but indicate your capacity to perform the duties and responsibilities at the specified classification.
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This is a temporary position available from 20 April 2020 until 16 April 2021 with the possibility of permanency.

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