Executive Branch Manager, Security Emergency Management Branch
Full-time Executive

Closes: 01 May 2019

Classification: Executive Level 1.4
Salary: $237,513 - $247,667 depending on current superannuation arrangements
Position No: E352
Directorate: Justice and Community Safety
Advertised (Gazettal date): 12 April 2019
Contact Officer: Virginia Hayward on virginia.hayward@act.gov.au or (02) 6205 5132

Details: ACT Justice and Community Safety Directorate are seeking applications for a long term, five year contract to fill the position of Executive Branch Manager, Security and Emergency Management.
The Executive Branch Manager leads the Security and Emergency Management Group and is responsible for the development of strategic policy on whole-of-government issues including protective security, public safety and critical infrastructure protection, emergency management and counter-terrorism. The Executive Branch Manager is also responsible for Government crisis arrangements and the ACT Government Public Safety Closed Circuit Television (CCTV) system.
The position reports to the Deputy Director-General, Community Safety and works closely with the Emergency Services Agency Commissioner. The role provides high-level advice, briefings, reports and correspondence to the Senior Executive, the Minister and Cabinet. The incumbent is required to possess a high degree of sensitivity and confidentiality, as well as dynamic and flexible approach to tight deadlines and activities.
Eligibility/Other Requirements: This position is a Designated Security Assessment Position and the successful candidate is required to have a security clearance (NEGVET1 –Secret).
Remuneration: The position attracts a remuneration package ranging from $238,474 to $248,167 depending on current superannuation arrangements of the successful applicant. This includes a cash component of $184,627. From 1 July 2019, the remuneration package will increase, ranging from $250,538 to $260,803 depending on current superannuation arrangements of the successful applicant, which includes a cash component of $195,520 (see Remuneration Tribunal Determination 2 of 2019).
Contract: The successful applicant will be engaged under a performance based contract for a period of five years. Prospective applicants should be aware that details of long-term engagements are tabled in the ACT Legislative Assembly.
How to Apply: Applicants are required to address the selection criteria in two pages, providing details of their relevant experience and skills, with consideration of the executive capabilities, to undertake the duties and responsibilities outlined above, a copy of current CV and the name and contact details of two referees to jobs@act.gov.au no later than close of business 01 May 2019.


This position closes at close of business 01 May 2019.

Career interest categories:

Executive and Statutory Offices
Justice, Policing and Corrections
Leaders and Senior Management