Digital Communications Officer
Full-time Temporary

Closes: 28 January 2020

Classification: Administrative Services Officer Class 6
Salary: $85,394 - $97,732
Position No: 38988
Directorate: Transport Canberra and City Services
Advertised (Gazettal date): 14 January 2020
Contact Officer: Kelly Amsteins on kelly.amsteins@act.gov.au or (02) 6205 5832

Details: Do you enjoy the fast paced nature of communications? Are you experienced in delivering contemporary digital content?

We are looking for an experienced, proactive and creative professional to join the Communications and Engagement team and fill the role of Digital Communications Officer.

In this role you will be part of small team responsible for managing day to day delivery of the directorate’s digital channels including social media, websites and video content. You will work collaboratively with officers from across the division to develop, publish and improve content across channels and manage this with key stakeholders.

Eligibility/Other Requirements: Relevant tertiary qualifications and a minimum of two years’ experience working professionally in digital communications is preferred. The ability to work flexibly with some out of hours work is required.

Other desirable skills include:

  • understanding of and experience in using and administering Content Management Systems such as Squiz and Drupal as well as experience in using SharePoint.
  • understanding of the Digital Service Standard and Australian accessibility standards
  • understanding of and experience in HTML, JavaScript, CSS, responsive design and User Experience (UX)/UX expertise.

Note: This is a temporary position available from 1 March 2020 until 30 November 2020. Selection may be based on application and referee reports only. This position will be moving to a new workplace designed for activity-based working (ABW) in 2020. Under ABW arrangements, officers will not have a designated workstation/desk.

How to Apply: If you are interested in this role, submit your current curriculum vitae, details of two referees, and an application of no more than two pages addressing the Selection Criteria outlined in the Position Description.

Applications should be submitted via the Apply Button now.

Applicants should note that a Joint Selection Committee (JSC) established in accordance with the collective/enterprise agreement provisions will assess all applications for this position.


This is a temporary position available from 1 March 2020 until 30 November 2020.

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