Policy and Project Officer Job at Tasmanian Government – in Tasmania

Job Description

Policy and Project Officer – Strategic Policy and Planning – Multiple Positions

Department of Education

Strategy and Performance

Strategy and Performance

Applications must be submitted by Sunday 05 September, 2021 11:55 PM

Position details

Applications close: Sunday 5 September, 2021 11:55 PM AEST

Award/Classification: Tasmanian State Service Award – General Stream Band 5

Salary: $87,543 to $91,877 per annum

Salary: TSSA Band 5

Employment Type: Fixed-term, full-time, Permanent, full-time

Region: South

The Department of Education aims to transform the way Tasmanians access education, training and information services, provide a fresh and exciting approach to lifelong learning and build an education system that inspires and supports all learners to succeed as connected, resilient, creative and curious thinkers.


Support the provision of strategic policy advice that informs decision making across the education portfolio and contribute to the development, delivery, implementation and review of strategic policy and projects to improve education outcomes in Tasmania, which may include a particular focus on the area of child safety and child safe organisations.

Period of Appointment

ASAP – Ongoing

ASAP – 30 June 2023

Hours per fortnight

73.5 hours per fortnight

Essential Requirements

The Registration to Work with Vulnerable People Act 2013 requires persons undertaking work in a regulated activity to be registered. A regulated activity is a child related service or activity defined in the Registration to Work with Vulnerable People Regulations 2014. This registration must remain current and valid at all times whilst employed in this role and the status of this may be checked at any time during employment.

  • Current Tasmanian Registration to Work with Vulnerable People (Registration Status – Employment).

Desirable Requirements

Relevant tertiary qualifications.

Statement of Duties and a reference guide to assist with applying online can be found here:

Statement Of Duties (PDF)

Employment Application Guidelines (PDF)

How to apply

Applicants should forward/include:
a statement addressing the selection criteria;

a resume that contains relevant personal details and work history.

All applicants are required to supply a valid email address with their application for the purposes of email communication.

The cost associated with obtaining a Tasmanian Registration to Work with Vulnerable People (Registration Status – Employment) is the responsibility of the individual.

Applications should be made via the button and submitted online by 11.30pm AEDT on the advertised closing date.

Should you have any difficulties regarding applying for this vacancy online, please contact Department of Education HR Recruitment and Employment phone +61 3 6165 6285.

Applicants needing more information are encouraged to request specific details of the vacancy from the Contact Person.

Name: Anita Griffin

Title: Director of Strategic Policy and Planning

Phone: 0409 804 353

Email: [email protected]

About Company

Company: Tasmanian Government –
Company Location:  Tasmania
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