Senior Conciliator and Review Officer

  • ACT Government
  • ACT, Australia
  • 10 Jan, 2022
Full time Administrative, Clerical and Office Support Legal Services

Job Description

Full-time Temporary with a Possibility of Permanency

Closes: 30 January 2022

Classification: Senior Officer Grade C
Salary: $ - $ plus superannuation
Position No: 09942
Directorate: Justice and Community Safety
Advertised (Gazettal date): 07 January 2022
Contact Officer: Alison Murley on or (02) 6205 4102

The ACT Human Rights Commission is an independent agency established by the Human Rights Commission Act 2005. The role of the ACT Human Rights Commission is to resolve complaints and promote rights, including to:

  • provide an independent, fair and accessible process for resolving individual complaints;
  • promote service improvement;
  • promote the human rights and welfare of people; and
  • foster understanding of particular legislation.

The ACT Human Rights Commission is seeking experienced, highly motivated people with excellent communication and interpersonal skills to join our team as a Senior Conciliator and Review Officer. The Senior Conciliator and Review Officer will manage a caseload of complex complaints across multiple jurisdictions including discrimination, health services, disability and community services.

The role also involves the investigation and conciliation (alternative dispute resolution) of complaints and undertaking legal research and policy and project work.

The ACT Human Rights Commission values its diverse work team. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and people with disability are encouraged to apply. If you are a person with a disability and would like assistance to apply for this position, please contact the contact officer for the role.

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:
  • Relevant tertiary qualifications in law or health are highly desirable.
  • Qualifications and experience in statutory conciliation/alternative dispute resolution are desirable

Note: This is a temporary position commencing as soon as possible until the 27 January 2023 with the possibility of extension or permanency. Selection may be based on application and referee reports only.

How to Apply: Applicants should submit a ‘pitch’ of no more than two (2) pages describing how your knowledge, experience and qualifications meet the Professional/Technical Skills and Knowledge and the Behavioural Capabilities of the role, as described in the position description. Please also provide your resume/curriculum vitae and contact details of at least two referees.

Applicants should note that a Joint Selection Committee (JSC) established in accordance with the collective/enterprise agreement provisions will assess all applications for this position.

Applications should be submitted via the Apply Now button below.

Job Closing Date

30 Jan, 2022