Vocational Education and Training Support Officer

$82,506 - $87,331 yearly
  • ACT Government
  • ACT, Australia
  • 15 Sep, 2021
Full time Administrative, Clerical and Office Support Education, Training, and Sports

Job Description

Full-time Temporary

Closes: 28 September 2021
Classification: Administrative Services Officer Class 5
Salary: $82,506 - $87,331 plus superannuation
Position No: 52150
Directorate: Chief Minister, Treasury and Economic Development
Advertised (Gazettal date): 14 September 2021
Contact Officer: Kris McCreath on krisx.mccreath@act.gov.au or (02) 6205 9065

Details: Skills Canberra is the branch of the ACT Government responsible for the policy and programs relating to vocational education and training (VET), adult community education (ACE) and skilled migration in the ACT. Our purpose is to enable skills and workforce development to enhance Canberra's economic and social wellbeing. Our vision is a skilled Canberra for today and tomorrow.

As part of the Economic Development Division, our actions facilitate the diversification and strengthening of the ACT economy as well as the creation of a vibrant community that will attract and retain people in the city.

Our operating environment is dynamic and so we are aware, focussed, and flexible. We also like to have some fun along the way. This is a great time to join a branch which engages with and supports a sector that is critical to the quality of life and employment of many Canberrans, and to economic recovery and sustainability.

We are looking for the right person to become a member of our Field Officer team as the VET Support Officer. This person will (among other duties):

  • Manage complex stakeholder issues and complaints.
  • Provide administrative support to the Field Officer program.
  • Perform liaison visits and inspections as a Field Officer, if required.
  • Attend local industry and stakeholder events, and coordinate VET promotional and networking activities.

The position description contains further details of the role, and of the type of person we are after to fill it. Prospective applicants are strongly encouraged to discuss the position with the Contact Officer before applying.

Chief Minister, Treasury and Economic Development Directorate (CMTEDD) supports workforce diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive workplace. As part of this commitment, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people with disability and those who identify as LGBTIQ are encouraged to apply.

Eligibility/Other Requirements

  • Prior to commencing this role, a current registration issued under the Working with Vulnerable People (Background Checking) Act 2011 is required. For further information on Working with Vulnerable People registration refer to - https://www.accesscanberra.act.gov.au/app/answers/detail/a_id/1804.
  • An Australian-issued driver’s licence to operate a vehicle within the ACT.
  • Workplace Health and Safety Induction (White Card) or willingness to obtain; General Construction Induction Card (White Card)

Notes: This is a temporary position available immediately up till 30 June 2022. Selection may be based on application and referee reports only. A merit pool will be established from this selection process and may be used to fill future identical vacancies over the next 12 months.

Our workforce is currently working in a hybrid of home and city office block. The successful candidate will be provided information on how to work from home safely and effectively. The city office block is designed for activity-based working (ABW) where officers do not have a designated workstation/desk. Current and former ADF members are encouraged to apply.

How to Apply: Please provide

  • Your curriculum vitae.
  • A maximum three-page response to the ‘Professional / Technical Skills and Knowledge’, and ‘Behavioural Capabilities’ included in the Position Description; and
  • The names and contact details of at least two referees who can attest to your work performance, ability, and attitude (one of whom is to be a current or very recent supervisor).

Applications should be submitted via the Apply Now button below.

Job Closing Date

28 Sep, 2021