Job Details
  • Reference395906A_1658450841
  • LocationMelbourne
  • SalaryUp to AU$53.63 per hour + super
  • Job TypeContract
  • Posted24 days ago
  • ConsultantJohn Todd
Chandler Macleod:
As one of Australia's largest providers of human resources solutions, Chandler Macleod has a proven track record of unleashing potential in people and companies. For over 40 years Chandler Macleod's recruitment business has connected leading-edge projects and employers with outstanding business professionals.

Our Federal Government client is currently seeking an FOI (Freedom of Information) Action Officer. This is a role for a senior experienced administrator familiar with information management, records management, and Australian FOI and privacy legislation.

About the role:

  • You will be accountable for operational tasks and administration of the department through providing statistical reports, briefs, and publication of correspondence.
  • You will be leading the team with FOI requests and providing training to support practice in-line with policy and legislation.
  • You will be crucial in actioning requests by senior staff, generating and presenting statistical reports where required.
  • You will be a key participant in FOI decision making and processing FOI requests, ensuring cases are appropriately actioned in an effective and efficient manner.
  • You will be monitoring and actioning database records, including entry and maintenance of accurate and correctly catalogued data.
About you:
  • You will have extensive experience in administrative support.
  • You will have an excellent understanding of FOI policy and legislation.
  • You will have strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with proven decision-making skills.
  • You will have excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • You will have strong interpersonal skills and be able to build strong relationships with stakeholders across all levels.
  • You will have advanced computer skills including Microsoft Office Suite software and electronic record storage systems.
  • 12-month temporary contract, with possibility to extend
  • Fantastic office location in either Geelong or Richmond
  • Full-Time hours, Mon-Fri 8:00am-5:30pm
  • $53.63 p/hr + super

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, or for more information reach out with a current CV to