46747, Several


Policy/Program Officer
Full-time Temporary

Closes: 02 April 2020

Classification: Senior Officer Grade C
Salary: $107,475 - $115,687 plus superannuation
Position No: 46747, Several
Directorate: Justice and Community Safety
Advertised (Gazettal date): 19 March 2020
Contact Officer: Caroline Marsh on caroline.marsh@act.gov.au or (02) 6205 3715


Details: The Justice Planning and Safety Programs team in Legislation, Policy and Programs is seeking applications for multiple positions. Justice Planning and Safety Programs drives the ACT Government’s justice reform agenda to address the underlying causes of crime and reduce the cycle of re-offending. The team develops and administers policy and program initiatives related to reducing recidivism, crime prevention, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander justice, restorative practices and victims of crime. It is also responsible for publishing criminal justice statistics and manages the ACT Policing Arrangement and Purchase Agreement.
Policy/Program Officers work with government and community stakeholders to develop and implement strategic justice policy and initiatives related to community safety and improving outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in contact with the justice system.
They are responsible for providing high quality strategic advice, reporting to Government and managing funding arrangements for the delivery of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander justice related programs.
Current priorities include bail support, yarning circles and on country programs to support and reduce Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples contact with the justice system; and implementing the ACT Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Agreement.
This is an opportunity to join a dynamic team and deliver policy and programs that will have a tangible impact on the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community.
The ACT Public Service supports workforce diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive workplace. As part of this commitment, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people with disability, culturally diverse people and those who identify as LGBTIQ are encouraged to apply.
Eligibility/Other Requirements: Relevant tertiary qualifications or experience in similar justice policy or program roles is highly desirable but not essential.
Note: There is one temporary and one expected temporary vacancy for a period of 12 months.
Selection may be based on application and referee reports only.
How to Apply: In two pages or less, tell us why you are the best person for the role addressing the Skills, Knowledge and Behaviour capabilities outlined in the Position Description, together with a copy of your current curriculum vitae.
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There is one temporary and one expected temporary vacancy for a period of 12 months.

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