Director, Public Information and Engagement
Full-time Permanent

Closes: 17 October 2019

Classification: Senior Officer Grade A
Salary: $145,048
Position No: 07284
Directorate: Justice and Community Safety
Advertised (Gazettal date): 10 October 2019
Contact Officer: Kerri Clarke on kerri.clarke@act.gov.au or (02) 6207 8383

Details: The ACT Emergency Services Agency is seeking to recruit a highly experienced public information and engagement professional to fill the role of Director, Public Information and Engagement. The ESA Public Information and Engagement section provides the ACT community with emergency information and education.

Our role is to ensure the Canberra community is well informed about emergencies that could impact on their safety, and ACT Emergency Services Agency programs, policies and services. We aim to build community resilience through meaningful engagement and deliver meaningful opportunities for the community to inform decision making. We value ongoing learning and will support you to grow your career.

Working with us, you will ensure the right information is provided to the right audience, at the right time. You will bring an audience-first lens to your work, informed by research, insights and evaluation; work with stakeholders in partnership with a strong client service ethic; enjoy working in a fast-paced environment, be flexible and open to change; be supported by whole of government guidelines, policies and procedures, and guided by an annual whole of government communications and engagement plan; perform on-call and after hour duties as required.

Eligibility/Other Requirements: Relevant tertiary qualifications and significant experience working professionally in the fields of communications and engagement is essential.

Note: Please note that selection of the successful applicant may be based on application and referee reports only. A merit pool will be established from this selection process and may be used to fill identical vacancies over the next 12 months.

How to Apply: To apply please submit a two page pitch addressing the Selection Criteria, nominate two referees and attach your current curriculum vitae

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