42986, Several

Senior Policy Officer
Full-time Temporary

Closes: 25 October 2018

Classification: Senior Officer Grade C/ Legal 1
Salary: $100,462 - $124,435
Position No: 42986, Several
Directorate: Justice and Community Safety
Advertised (Gazettal date): 11 October 2018
Contact Officer: Alex Jorgensen on alex.jorgensen@act.gov.au or (02) 6207 0534

Details: The Civil Law group in Legislation, Policy and Programs is seeking highly motivated applications at the Senior Officer Grade C (SOGC) and Legal 1 levels to fill expected vacancies. The Civil Law group offers a wide variety of interesting work on access to justice, property and commercial law, human rights and the courts system. Reforms you could be working on include courts administration policy and efficiency reviews, electoral law amendments, coronial system reform residential tenancies, discrimination and privacy law. The successful applicant will undertake legal policy work including the review and development of legislation, preparation of general reports, submissions and correspondence and represent the Branch in its dealings with other agencies and stakeholders.
Eligibility/Other Requirements: Applicants for Legal 1: A degree in Laws of 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. Applicants for SOG C: Relevant tertiary qualifications or significant study towards gaining qualifications, or experience within a justice or community safety environment would be highly desirable.
Note: There are several expected temporary vacancies available between three and 12 months with a possibility of extension.

Career interest categories:

Leaders and Senior Management
Legal and Courts