19247, several


Directorate Liaison Officers
Full-time Temporary

Closes: 14 August 2020

Classification: Senior Officer Grade C - Senior Officer Grade B - Senior Officer Grade A
Salary: $108,926 - $148,991 plus superannuation
Position No: 19247, several
Directorate: Justice and Community Safety
Advertised (Gazettal date): 31 July 2020
Contact Officer: Audrey Aquilina on audrey.aquilina@act.gov.au or (02) 6207 4224


Details: The Justice and Community Safety (JACS) Directorate is seeking highly-motivated individuals to undertake the Directorate Liaison Officer (DLO) roles in the Minister’s Office. The role of the DLO is to; proactively manage information flow between the Minister’s office and JACS to ensure JACS meets the Minister’s needs. Critically examine Ministerial correspondence and briefings, including entry and management on Trim. Deal with enquiries made by members of the public in relation to the responsibilities of the Minister and liaise with JACS for the provision of associated responses. Liaise closely with the Director-General and Deputy Directors-General of JACS, the Minister’s personal staff and the Ministerial Services Unit (MSU) to ensure a coordinated approach to Ministerial and Legislative Assembly business. Attend JACS meetings/functions with the Minister as required, which includes organizing Minister/Directorate meetings and associated secretariat functions. Other duties as required by the Minister or his Office, and the Directorate. The successful applicant should have a good knowledge of the functions of the Directorate and have, or be able to acquire quickly, a good knowledge of Cabinet and Assembly protocol and procedures.

Eligibility/Other Requirements:

  • A legal qualification or working towards is desirable but not mandatory.
  • Previous experience as a DLO or in a Ministerial, Cabinet or Assembly environment will be highly desirable and considered.

Note: There will be three temporary positions available from late October 2020 for up to 12 months. These positions will be filled at either the SOGC, SOGB, SOGA level, dependant on the skills and experience of the successful applicant. 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.

How to Apply: Demonstrate your experience, skills and behaviours in carrying out the duties outlined, by providing a two page written response addressing the Professional/Technical Skills and Knowledge, and Behavioural Capabilities; a current curriculum vitae, including the names and contact details of two referees.

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