Successful candidates will display excellent workplace behaviours, a commitment to delivering high quality work and the proven ability to autonomously oversee priorities while demonstrating leadership skills. We encourage people located regionally and rurally to apply for these vacancies.
We are seeking individuals with the following skills and capabilities:
- Demonstrated experience in dealing with more complex, difficult, and sensitive situations and challenging stakeholders,
- Demonstrated experience in researching and interpreting complex program guidelines and policies to provide advice and guidance to internal and external stakeholders.
- Demonstrated ability to use sound judgement and make decisions within defined policy frameworks, rules, regulations, or operating instructions,
- Ability to prepare a range of written correspondence and documents for internal and external stakeholders at a high standard.
- Managing workflow and competing priorities, working collaboratively in a team environment.
- Demonstrated leadership qualities at level, supporting and managing teams to deliver priority outcomes and provide team management, leadership and support.
- The ability to undertake work travel.
How to Apply
Applications are to be submitted using the department’s eRecruit (online recruitment) system. Please include the following in your application:
- Tell us in less than 750 words why you are the right person for this opportunity, what you can offer, and how your skills, knowledge, experience and qualification are relevant to the role. Try not to duplicate information that can already be found in your resume, but do highlight any specific examples or achievements that will demonstrate your ability to perform the role.
- Please attach a concise resume to your application which clearly outlines your work experience, educational qualifications and relevant skills. In the application form you will need to provide the details of two referees who can attest and validate your credentials and suitability for the role.
The APS work level standards accommodate the diversity of roles across the APS and are structured to clearly differentiate between the work expected (i.e. responsibilities and duties) at each classification level.
Please note, under section 22(8) of the Public Service Act 1999, employees must be Australian citizens to be employed in the APS unless the Agency delegate has agreed, in writing.
This is a designated security assessed position. The successful candidate will have the ability to obtain and maintain a Baseline security clearance.
This selection process may be used to establish a merit pool. The pool might be accessed to fill ongoing and non-ongoing vacancies for similar roles in the Department over the next 18 months.
RecruitAbility applies to this vacancy. Under the RecruitAbility scheme you will be invited to participate in further assessment activity for the vacancy if you choose to apply under the scheme; declare you have a disability; and meet the minimum requirements for the job. For more information visit: https://www.apsc.gov.au/recruitability
Benefits of working with us
As a culturally inclusive environment, DEWR offers a positive workplace culture and strives to be an employer of choice. We offer successful candidates:
- attractive salaries and employer superannuation,
- remote work arrangements and flexible work options
- generous leave entitlements,
- salary packaging, and
- a closedown period over Christmas.