Director, Assistance and Acquisition

$135,355 - $152,377 yearly
  • ACT Government
  • ACT Government Offices, London Circuit, Canberra ACT, Australia
  • 04 Aug, 2022
Contractor/Temp Executive and Management Strategy and Planning

Job Description

Classification: Senior Officer Grade B
Salary: $135,355 - $152,377 plus superannuation
Position No: 35094
Directorate: Environment, Planning and Sustainable Development
Advertised (Gazettal date): 04 August 2022
Contact Officer: Kathryn Looke on or (02) 6205 8680

Details: The Loose Fill Asbestos Coordination Team (Coordination Team) within the Development and Implementation Division of the Environment, Planning and Sustainable Development Directorate is seeking interest from suitably experienced and qualified applicants for the temporary vacancy of Director, Assistance and Acquisition (SOGB) until the 31st of  December 2023.

The Director, Assistance and Acquisition leads the delivery of the ongoing Assistance and Acquisition offerings of the Loose Fill Asbestos Insulation Eradication Scheme, as well as oversees the community engagement, recovery, safety and education activities for affected or impacted property homeowners and the broader ACT community in relation to the management of, and eradication of loose fill asbestos insulation from the Canberra community.

The ideal candidate we are looking for will be an exceptional collaborator, supervisor, strategist, and communicator with excellent demonstrated experience in delivering government and human services programs that respond to complex and sensitive issues but achieve quality engagement outcomes with clients as well as the broader community in their delivery.

The successful applicant will work as a senior member of small multi-disciplinary team, be comfortable working flexibly and adaptably across the team to address complex issues and to support broader community recovery from the impacts from loose fill asbestos insulation in Canberra homes.

Please see the position description for further information on the Coordination Team and responsibilities of the Director, Assistance and Acquisition role.

The ACT Public Service 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, culturally diverse people and those who identify as LGBTIQ are encouraged to apply.


The position occupant is required to not have any direct conflict of interest relating to loose fill asbestos insulation in ACT homes.

Notes: This is a temporary position available immediately until the 31st of December 2023

This position is in a workplace designed for activity-based working (ABW). Under ABW arrangements, officers will not have a designated workstation/desk.

Selection may be based on application and referee reports only.

How to Apply: Applicants should submit a two-page pitch (maximum) which outlines their suitability for the position and addresses the required Skills, Knowledge, Behaviour criteria through providing practical examples. As well as provide a copy of a current curriculum vitae and contact details of at least two relevant referees.

Applications should be submitted via the Apply Now button below.


This is a temporary position available immediately until the 31st of December 2023.

Job Closing Date

18 Aug, 2022