Senior Public Information Officer

$91,315 - $104,509 yearly
  • ACT Government
  • ACT Government Offices, London Circuit, Canberra ACT, Australia
  • 23 Jun, 2022
Full time Administrative, Clerical and Office Support Customer Service, Receptions, and Complaints Media, Journalism, Advertising, and Public Relations

Job Description

Classification: Administrative Services Officer Class 6
Salary: $91,315 - $104,509 plus superannuation
Position No: 49238
Directorate: Justice and Community Safety
Advertised (Gazettal date): 22 June 2022
Contact Officer: Isabel McCormick on Isabel.McCormick@act.gov.au or 0466 458 866

Details: The ACT Emergency Services Agency, within the Justice and Community Safety directorate is seeking an enthusiastic and driven Senior Public Information officer who has a passion to develop integrated communication campaigns.

This position will be responsible for developing and producing high quality integrated communication campaign strategies to inform a broad range of audiences across government, stakeholders and the ACT community. The role requires a self-motivated employee, with the ability to respond quickly to changing priorities and show initiative, sound judgement, and capable of meeting tight timeframes.

As part of a small team, you will work collaboratively on proactive and reactive media and issues, integrated community safety campaigns and initiatives, and work on material that promotes and enhances the Directorate’s goals and projects in the Territory.

The successful applicant may be required to work outside of normal hours on a rotational ‘on-call’ roster outside of regular hours or weekends, and in response to emergencies. Additional hours worked will be remunerated in accordance with the relevant enterprise agreement.

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:

  • Tertiary qualifications in the field of communications and/or a related discipline is highly desirable.
  • Experience working in a high pressure, fast-paced environment such as emergency services is desirable.
  • Driver’s licence Class C is essential.
  • This position does not require a pre-employment medical.
  • This position does require a Working with Vulnerable People card.

Note: An order of merit will be established from this selection process and may be used to fill future identical vacancies over the next 12 months. Selection may be based on application and referee reports only.

How to Apply: Applicants should submit a response of no more than two-pages addressing the position capabilities, together with your tailored curriculum vitae and the contact details of at least two referees.

Job Closing Date

06 Jul, 2022