Senior Legal Policy Officer - Royal Commission Team | Full-time Temporary

Classification: Legal 1
Salary: $100,462 - $124,436
Position No: 39863
Directorate: Justice and Community Safety
Advertised: 13 February 2018
Closes: 27 February 2018
Contact:Melanie Moss on melanie.moss@act.gov.au or (02) 6207 5214


Details: Legislation, Policy and Programs are seeking applications for a Legal 1 position, at the high range of the classification (Legal 1.8 to 1.10), in its Royal Commission Team. The Royal Commission team leads the ACT Government’s engagement with the development of the Commonwealth led Redress Scheme for survivors of institutional child sexual abuse and response to the Royal Commission’s law reform recommendations. The Senior Legal Policy Officer provides high level advice and direction to Government and the ACT Public Service on questions of criminal/civil law, practice and policy; develops and delivers complex legislation relating to criminal/civil law matters; manages justice related projects; engages in consultation with the community and government; liaises and manages stakeholders, both internal and external; prepares budget bids and represents the Directorate at a high level. The successful candidate will also be expected to contribute to the strategic direction of the team.
Eligibility/Other Requirements: A degree in Law from an Australian tertiary institution, or a comparable overseas qualification, which, in the opinion of the Director-General, is appropriate to the duties of the office. Experience within a justice or community safety environment would be highly desirable.
Note: This is a temporary position available until 28 June 2019. The salary range for this position is $100,462 - $124,436 (legal 1.8- 1.10) depending on relevant experience.

Job categories:

Justice, Corrections and Emergency Services
Legal