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Manager, Policy

Tasmanian Government - Risdon, TAS

Government, Defence & Emergency
Source: uWorkin

JOB DESCRIPTION

Manager, Policy (356717)

Department of Justice
Tasmania Prison Service

Applications must be submitted by Sunday 06 June, 2021 11:55 PM

Position details

Applications close:
Sunday 6 June, 2021 11:55 PM AEST

Award/Classification:
Tasmanian State Service Award - General Stream Band 6


Salary:
$96,100.00 to $108,822.00 per annum

Employment Type:
Permanent, full-time

Region:
South

Location:
Risdon Prison

We encourage applications from Indigenous Australians, people with disability, people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds, mature age workers and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTIQ+) people.

The Department of Justice supports reasonable adjustment requests in any stage of the assessment process to remove barriers and facilitate full participation in all aspects of employment for applicants with disability. 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 are a diverse and inclusive workplace and understand the importance of flexible working arrangements. Talk to us about how this could work for you.

Hours per fortnight

73.50 hours per fortnight - flexible options available.

Duties

  • Assist with the coordination, implementation planning and monitoring of policy across the TPS, including oversight of daily ministerial and stakeholder requests.
  • Provide management and oversight of a small team of policy advisers, managing conflicting priorities and ensuring priorities are in line with agreed strategic goals.
  • Contribute to policy development and research best practice standards for strategic policy priorities for the TPS including substance abuse and violence reduction.
  • Maintain and update communication strategies to provide frontline staff with timely, high quality information to support effective workplace management.
  • Attendance at Corrective Services Administrators’ Council (CSAC) meetings, and provide support to national policy committees where required.
  • Prepare reports, correspondence, submissions and briefing in response to managerial requests and operational matters as directed by the Director of Prisons or the Assistant Director, Communications, Engagement and Policy.
  • 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 jobs at this classification level.

Pre-employment Checks

The Head of State Service has determined that the person nominated for this vacancy is to satisfy a pre-employment check before taking up the appointment, promotion or transfer.

The following checks are to be conducted:

1. Pre-employment checks
  • Arson and fire setting
  • Violent crimes and crimes against the person
  • Sex-related offences
  • Drug and alcohol related offences
  • Crimes involving dishonesty
  • Crimes involving deception
  • Making false declarations
  • Malicious damage and destruction to property
  • Serious traffic offences
  • Crimes against public order or relating to the Administration of Law and Justice
  • Crimes against Executive or the Legislative Power
  • Crimes involving Conspiracy

2. Disciplinary action in previous employment.

3. Identification check.

Desirable Requirements

  • Satisfactory completion of an appropriate course of study at a recognised tertiary institution.

Download the Statement of Duties and any Associated Documents


How to apply

To apply, please provide a Short Form Application which is a 1-2 page covering letter outlining your experience, skills and knowledge as they relate to the Statement of Duties, and a copy of your current Resumé/CV.

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


Refer to the 'Information for Applicants (DOJ)' document for further information. Please note, attachments must be in Microsoft Word or PDF format.

If you are unable to submit your application online, please contact the Department of Justice Recruitment Team on (03) 6165 4902

For more information

Sam Gunner
Assistant Director, Engagement, Communications & Policy
sam.gunner@justice.tas.gov.au

Phone: (03) 6165 7399