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Policy And Project Officer

Tasmanian Government - Hobart, TAS

Government, Defence & Emergency
Source: uWorkin


Policy and Project Officer (001748)

Department of Premier and Cabinet
Local Government Division

Applications must be submitted by Wednesday 07 April, 2021 11:55 PM

Position details

Applications close:
Wednesday 7 April, 2021 11:55 PM AEST

Tasmanian State Service Award - General Stream Band 5

$87,543.00 to $91,877.00 per annum

Employment Type:
Fixed-term, full-time



Having a diverse workforce that represents the wider Tasmanian community is very important to us and we actively encourage applications from people with disabilities, from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, people who may identify as LGBTQI+, and all genders. We also recognise the value, unique skills and knowledge that Aboriginal employees bring to the workplace and welcome and encourage applications from Aboriginal people.

We support reasonable adjustment requests in any stage of the assessment process to remove barriers and facilitate full participation in all aspects of employment for applicants. If you have individual requirements that need to be accommodated in order to participate in an interview or recruitment activity, please inform the contact person listed for this vacancy.

We understand that people have different needs to manage their work and life and to support people we embrace the benefits of flexible working arrangements. Talk to us about how this could work for you.

Period of Appointment

24 Months

Hours per fortnight

Up to 73.5 hours - flexible options available.


  • Research and analyse a range of policy, regulatory, and legislative issues for the Division and contribute to the development of solutions, proposals and recommendations.
  • Contribute to the development and implementation of policies, projects and initiatives as part of the Division’s overall strategic work program.
  • Support the Division in dealing with complaints lodged under the Local Government Act 1993, and assist with investigations as required.
  • Prepare a range of written material, including ministerial and Cabinet documentation and correspondence, reports and briefing notes and supporting material for policy and legislation.
  • Provide secretariat support to high-level committees and other decision-making forums.
  • Effectively liaise and consult with State agencies, local government and other stakeholders on policy issues, legislation, and regulatory matters.
  • Effectively manage and deliver allocated projects within established timeframes.
  • The incumbent can expect to be allocated duties, not specifically mentioned in this document, that are within the capacity, qualifications and experience normally expected from persons occupying positions at this classification level.

Desirable Requirements

A tertiary qualification in a relevant discipline, such as public policy, law, or economics.

Download the Statement of Duties and any Associated Documents

SOD - Policy and Project Officer - 001748.DOCX

Short Application - FAQs.DOCX

How to apply

You will be prompted to complete a 1-2 page short application outlining your experience, skills and knowledge as they relate to the Statement of Duties and a resume.

Please note that we do not require a separate statement addressing the selection criteria.

If you have any difficulty uploading your application, please contact us prior to the closing date on (03) 6270 5607.

For more information

Mat Healey
Director Policy and Sector Performance (Local Government)
Phone: (03) 6232 7022