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Parliamentary Counsel (002987)

TASMANIAN GOVERNMENT JOBS - Hobart, TAS

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JOB DESCRIPTION

Having a diverse workforce that represents the wider Tasmanian community is very important to us and we actively encourage applications from people with disabilities, from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, people who may identify as LGBTQI+, and all genders. We also recognise the value, unique skills and knowledge that Aboriginal employees bring to the workplace and welcome and encourage applications from Aboriginal people.

We support reasonable adjustment requests in any stage of the assessment process to remove barriers and facilitate full participation in all aspects of employment for applicants. If you have individual requirements that need to be accommodated in order to participate in an interview or recruitment activity, please inform the contact person listed for this vacancy.

We understand that people have different needs to manage their work and life and to support people we embrace the benefits of flexible working arrangements. Talk to us about how this could work for you.

Hours per fortnight

Up to 73.5 hours - flexible options available.

Duties
  1. Prepare Bills and subordinate legislation of a routine or moderately complex, sensitive or novel nature.
  2. Assist more senior legislative drafters with the preparation of more complex, sensitive, novel or critical legislation.
  3. Attend Parliament as required to assist with the passage of routine or moderately complex, sensitive or novel Bills or to draft amendments to such Bills.
  4. Advise and assist Ministers, Parliamentarians and Government Agencies regarding the preparation of routine or moderately complex, sensitive or novel legislation.
  5. Participate at a responsible level in the professional and general work of the Office.
Essential Requirements

Admitted or eligible to be admitted to the legal profession.

Legislative drafting experience equivalent to at least 5 years.

Download the Statement of Duties and any Associated Documents

SoD - Parliamentary Counsel - 002987.docx

SoD - Parliamentary Counsel - 002987.pdf

Short Application - FAQs.DOCX

Short Application - FAQs.pdf

How to apply

Electronic submission of application is preferred, please click the blue 'Apply Now' button.

You will be prompted to complete a 1-2 page short application outlining your experience, skills and knowledge as they relate to the Statement of Duties and a resume.

Please note that we do not require a separate statement addressing the selection criteria.

If you have any difficulty uploading your application, please contact us prior to the closing date on (03) 6270 5607.

For more information

Robyn Webb
Chief Parliamentary Counsel
robyn.webb@dpac.tas.gov.au
Phone: (03) 6232 7288