Policy Officer
Full-time Temporary

Closes: 01 April 2020

Classification: Administrative Services Officer Class 6
Salary: $85,394 - $97,732 plus superannuation
Position No: 14873
Directorate: Justice and Community Safety
Advertised (Gazettal date): 18 March 2020
Contact Officer: Jayne Hines on jayne.hines@act.gov.au or (02) 6205 2874

Details: The Security and Emergency Management Branch is seeking to fill a policy vacancy at the ASO6 level. If you like working in a fast paced and highly adaptable environment, are forward thinking and have great communication skills then this may be a job for you. As a policy officer you will develop whole of government policies and contribute to the development of a range of projects in the areas of protective security and emergency management. To be a successful applicant you will be team player and high performer with demonstrated background in policy development and implementation to meet the strategic outcomes of the Branch. The ability to think critically, conduct research and analysis; and prepare Cabinet papers, Ministerial briefs and reports are essential requirements for the position.
Eligibility/Other Requirements: This is a Designated Security Assessed Position. Applicants that have a Negative Vetting 1 National Security Clearance may be preferred. Qualifications in the areas of emergency management, security, terrorism or counterterrorism would be highly regarded.
Note: This is a temporary position is available for a period of six months with the possibility of extension and/or 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. A written exercise may be conducted at the time of interview. The position will be moving to a new workplace designed for activity-based working (ABW) in 2020. Under ABW arrangements, officers will not have a designated workstation/desk.
How to Apply: In addition to your curriculum vitae, please prepare a two-page pitch setting out why you would be the preferred applicant for the role. You are encouraged to discuss the role with the contact officer. Suitability for this position will be assessed on your demonstrated Skills, Experience, Knowledge and Behaviour in relation to the duties/responsibilities listed in the Position Description.
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This is a temporary position is available for a period of six months with the possibility of extension and/or permanency.

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