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Director, Clerk Grade 11/12 – Parliament Of Nsw – Sydney

ParliamentNSW - Sydney, NSW

Government, Defence & Emergency
Source: uWorkin

JOB DESCRIPTION

  • Ongoing employment (two permanent full time positions and one full time temporary position for a period of 12 months with the possibility of ongoing employment)
  • $128,473 – $148,578 per annum, plus employers contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading
  • NSW Parliament, Sydney CBD

About us
The Department of the Legislative Assembly (DLA) supports the Legislative Assembly, Members and Committees to fulfil their parliamentary duties, both within Parliament and within their electorates. Permanent officers of the House provide procedural and other advice to Members.

About the position
Director roles within the Legislative Assembly provide high level procedural support for the operations of the Legislative Assembly, direct protocol activities, assist the Clerks-at-the Table during sittings of the House, manage the Table Office and Committees, and support the Clerk-Assistants in ensuring the effective and efficient operation of their unit.

Directors lead teams within their business unit to ensure the Department’s operational objectives are met. The Director builds and maintains relationships with the Department’s key stakeholders and provides authoritative and timely advice on parliamentary law, procedure and protocol.

Director, Scrutiny and Engagement – two permanent full time positions

The two permanent Director positions are within the Scrutiny & Engagement business unit which is one of three business units within the DLA. The Scrutiny and Engagement Function undertakes two core streams of work:

  1. Ensuring that the Legislative Assembly Committees have optimal capacity and support to enable them to meet their accountabilities of fiscal, legislative and policy scrutiny; and to provide oversight of statutory agencies. 
  2. Developing and implementing the Legislative Assembly Public Engagement Strategy that identifies and facilitates opportunities for public participation in the work of the Assembly. The strategy will develop and function in conjunction with parliamentary strategic objectives and initiatives.

Director, House and Procedure – one temporary position for a period of twelve months with a possibility of extension

One temporary Director position within the House and Procedure business unit is also available. Please note that the Serjeant-at-Arms accountabilities in the position description will not apply to this position.

The House and Procedure business unit undertakes two core functions:

  1. Day-to-day operations in support of the Chamber and production and publication of all House Records; and support for Members and visitors to the Parliamentary Precincts.
  2. Primary responsibility for the collation and dissemination of procedural advice and information in a variety of formats, to a wide stakeholder group. It provides high level procedural research, knowledge management, learning and development (for external and internal stakeholders) and administrative support for the Legislative Assembly. This work function includes responsibility for protocol and interparliamentary relations.

Further information to assist you with applying for this position:

How to apply
To apply for this position please attach to your application:

  • Your up-to-date resume (maximum five pages) which clearly details your skills and experience as relevant to this position, and
  • Your response (maximum two pages) to the targeted questions below.

Your resume and response to the following targeted questions will be the initial assessment method used to determine your suitability for this position compared to other applicants. Applications that do not include a response to the targeted questions cannot be comparatively assessed and are unlikely to progress to the next stage of assessment.

Targeted questions

  1. What skills and experience do you have in providing effective advice, recommendations and information in high pressure situations? Please provide examples.
  2. How would you describe your leadership style, and how do you manage and motivate staff? Please provide examples.

Electronic attachments must be MS Word compatible or in pdf format.

Technical assistance: Should you encounter any technical problems, please contact ‘I work for NSW’ helpdesk 1800 562 679 (Monday - Friday).

Applications must be lodged online through http://iworkfor.nsw.gov.au/

Job Reference: 0000XXXX

CLOSING DATE: Monday, 14 June 2021 (11.59pm)