Senior Engagement and Events Officer

$90,099 - $103,117 yearly
  • ACT Government
  • ACT, Australia
  • 13 May, 2022
Full time Administrative, Clerical and Office Support Media, Journalism, Advertising, and Public Relations Strategy and Planning

Job Description

Full-time Permanent

Closes: 23 May 2022

Classification: Administrative Services Officer Class 6
Salary: $90,099 - $103,117 plus superannuation
Position No: 44757
Directorate: Justice and Community Safety
Advertised (Gazettal date): 09 May 2022
Contact Officer: Fiona Amundson on or (02) 6207 8300

Details: The ACT Emergency Services Agency (ACTESA) Public Information and Engagement (PIE) team is seeking a Senior Engagement and Events Officer to work collaboratively with key stakeholders across ACTESA, the JACS Directorate and within the ACT Government to ensure cohesive and consistent event planning and implementation.

The Senior Engagement and Events Officer provides planning, logistical, operational and management support to operational services and business units of the ACTESA for all agency events in line with established processes and Standard Operating Procedures. The Senior Engagement and Events Officer will connect with community networks to create opportunities, activities and strategies that enable ACTESA to engage with all groups in our diverse community.

We welcome people with experience from the community, public and private sectors and believe the more diverse our knowledge base is, the better our results will be. If you are an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander, if you require extra supports to engage in the workforce due to a disability, if you are a veteran, or identify as LGBTIQ, or if you bring the life experience of a culturally and linguistically different background we are especially welcoming of your application.

Eligibility/Other Requirements:

  1. Relevant qualifications and significant experience working in communications, engagement and event management is desirable.
  2. Driver’s licence Class C is essential.
  3. This position does not require a pre-employment medical.
  4. 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 - Working with vulnerable people (WWVP) registration (
  5. The ability to work flexibly with some out of hours work is required.

Note: A Merit Pool will be established from this selection process and will be used to fill vacancies over the next 12 months. Selection may be based on application and referee reports only.

How to Apply: Applications are sought from potential candidates and should include a supporting statement of no more than two pages addressing the Selection Criteria found in the Position Description, and a current curriculum vitae including the details of two referees.

Applications should be submitted via the Apply Now button below.

Job Closing Date

23 May, 2022