Senior Policy Officer - Road Safety and Transport Policy
Full-time Permanent

Closes: 29 July 2021

Classification: Administrative Services Officer Class 6
Salary: $88,899 - $101,743 plus superannuation
Position No: 49421
Directorate: Transport Canberra and City Services
Advertised (Gazettal date): 22 July 2021
Contact Officer: Adrian Ison on adrian.ison@act.gov.au or (02) 6205 1480

Details: The Road Safety and Transport Policy team is responsible for a range of road safety and transport matters. The team develops and implements policy and legislation relating to road safety and transport regulation. It delivers road safety programs and road safety education and awareness campaigns and is responsible for developing, implementing and reporting on the ACT Road Safety Strategy and Action Plan.

The Road Safety and Transport Policy team is seeking a senior policy officer with an interest in road safety and transport regulation matters and an ability to work independently across a variety of matters in set timeframes within a busy work environment.

The successful candidate will be involved in working on a wide range of issues and types of projects from community education and awareness campaigns to development of ACT specific road transport legislation (including regulations and instruments). This work could include assisting to develop innovative responses to issues; coordinate strategies that invoke a whole of government and community approach; and assisting to develop and implement policies that meet the needs of the community.

Important functions of the position include being able to prepare a variety of materials to support both programs, awareness campaigns and application of the ACT’s road transport legislation and successfully promote positive relationships with key stakeholders, write for different government and community audiences and manage priorities in a demanding work environment.

Note: A Merit Pool will be established from this selection process and will be used to fill vacancies over the next 12 months. This position will be moving to a new workplace designed for activity-based working (ABW). Under ABW arrangements, officers will not have a designated workstation/desk.

How to Apply: Applicants should submit a ‘pitch’ of no more than two pages addressing the Selection Criteria, together with your tailored curriculum vitae and the contact details of at least two referees. See the attached Position Description for further information about the role.

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