Our client, a Federal Government department based in Canberra’s North, is seeking an APS 5 or APS 6 Policy Officer to join their team on a contract basis for a period of 6 months.
The successful candidate will ideally have experience working in a policy area or experience working within legislative frameworks. While a legal qualification is not mandatory, candidates with legal skills or qualifications would be well suited to this position.
Some of the duties will include but not be limited to: Casework – the review of complex applications. Developing policy papers and provide legal/policy advice regarding new proposals Liaising with internal and external stakeholders Providing assistance to staff on specific operational, policy and legal matters. Assisting to support the Departmental Executive across a number of policy areas.
A Negative Vetting Level 1 Government security clearance is essential for this position and an Employment Suitability Clearance (ESC) is preferred but not mandatory.
SOS Recruitment is committed to the principles of workplace diversity and equity in employment and we encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, people with disabilities, women, people with family responsibilities, people with diverse linguistic and cultural backgrounds, religious beliefs and LGBTIQ people.
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