Job Details
  • Reference403222A_1673591190
  • LocationAdelaide
  • Job TypeFull Time
  • Posted23 days ago
  • ConsultantChandler Macleod
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Our Federal Government client is seeking to engage a APS5 FOI Action Officer for 12 month assignment with potential extension in Adelaide CBD.

About the Team
The Parliamentary, Ministerial and FOI Branch manages the relationship between the Agency and the Minister's Office. It supports the Agency in meeting the Minister's objectives and priorities by providing timely, objective and strategic advice. The branch ensures the Agency are meeting their obligations under the Freedom of Information Act 1982 (FOI Act) and for the Participant Information Access (PIA) Scheme.

About the Role
The APS5 FOI Action Officer (Labour Hire) will, under limited direction, assist the team in the coordination of Freedom of Information (FOI) requests made to the Agency and will ensure the Agency meets its legal obligations in relation to the Freedom of Information Act 1982 (Cth) [FOI Act].
The role will assist the team with Participant Information Access (PIA) requests made to the Agency and contribute to the development of the Agency's information handling requirements.
The APS5 FOI Action Officer (Labour Hire) will provide quality assurance checks, training, advice and guidance to the team on an ongoing basis and as required, as well as operational and administrative support that is informed and directed by sound knowledge in areas. They may undertake some research and analysis activities.
The role will have a considerable level of contact with internal and external stakeholders and will be required to communicate and provide advice on a range of matters to resolve moderately complex enquiries.
Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:
  • Undertaking procedures to assist a FOI Decision Maker to create, process and make FOI decisions, including complex and sensitive FOI decisions, and ensuring all matters and recorded and closed correctly on all databases in accordance with the FOI Act.
  • Preparing and drafting a range of material including data reports, briefing material and correspondence, internal and external correspondence and formal decision letters.
  • Providing quality assurance support, guidance and training to the FOI and/or PIA team.
  • Providing administrative and project support to develop systems, processes and practical tools including training to support FOI and PIA handling and awareness.
  • Undertaking procedures to assist a PIA Decision Maker to create, process, make and close PIAs and ensuring all matters are recorded and closed correctly on all databases where required.
  • Assisting in preparing statistical reports for senior staff where required.

    Key skills required for role/s:
    An understanding of FOI
    High level Organisational and Analytical skills.
    Desirable skills to haves for the role/s:
    Resilience within a constant changing work environment.

    (NOTE: the key responsibilities of the role are based on current priorities and may change over time)

    What's on Offer?
  • Position located in Adelaide CBD
  • APS5 $53.63/ph + super
  • Temporary contract for 12 months, with possibility to extend
  • Standard Hours or work - Monday to Friday, 8:30 am till 5:00 pm

    ****Applications close by 3pm Wednesday 3rd of August 2022.****

    It is highly desirable that the successful applicant understand or lived experience in the field of disability.

    ***Mandatory: Australian Citizenship required to work within Federal Government***

    If you are interested in the role and you have the right experience for the position, please apply now following the link below.