There are two (2) fixed term, full time vacancies for two (2) years.
When you join the Department of Justice, you become part of a people-focused organisation working hard to make our community a fairer and safer place to live. We offer many different employment opportunities in locations around Western Australia. You will have a chance to make a real difference to your local communities and to the lives of those you work with.
About the role
A great opportunity has arisen to work in an exciting and dynamic work environment at the Department of Justice. Two temporary Team Leader positions have been established within the Knowledge Management Branch for two years to assist with the management of responses to Redress applications and civil litigation in regard to historical child sexual abuse.
The Knowledge Management Branch is responsible for information management, governance and strategy; information release to external parties in accordance with legislation; processing Freedom of Information applications and managing responses to legal actions against the Department, in consultation with the State Solicitor’s Office and the Department’s insurer.
Reporting to the Principal Information Officer, you will manage a small team responsible for the release of information to external parties in accordance with the Freedom of Information Act 1992 and other relevant legislation, and the management of a range of public liability and other litigation matters, in consultation with the State Solicitor’s Office and the Department’s insurer, as required.
In the context of the role specific responsibilities of this position, the ability to demonstrate the following skills, knowledge and experience:
- Shapes and Manages Strategy
- Achieves Results
- Builds Productive Relationships
- Exemplifies Personal Integrity and Self-Awareness
- Communicates and Influences Effectively
- Comprehensive knowledge of legislation as it relates to information management and release, confidentiality and privacy
- Broad experience in processing requests for information, including under the Freedom of Information Act 1992
- Knowledge of legal and court processes.
All employees are required to undergo employment screening, which includes a National Criminal History Check and other checks that may be relevant to the position requirements.
How to apply
Please ensure you review the attached JDF for further information about the work-related requirements of the position. This information will assist you with the preparation of your application.
We require you to submit:
A current comprehensive CV including the contact details of two (2) referees and a statement (maximum of three (3) pages) addressing all the essential work-related requirements (selection criteria) contained in the Job Description Form.
Please ensure you allow sufficient time to submit your application, as late applications will not be accepted.
To submit your application click the “Apply for Job” button at the bottom of this page. Emailed applications will not be accepted.
If required we may choose to supplement the field of applications by conducting a Candidate Search.
Equity and Diversity
The Department of Justice is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to growing the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander workforce as a part of EEO Management Plan and its Aboriginal Workforce Development Strategy. We embrace diversity and encourage applications from a diverse field, people from a culturally and linguistically diverse background, young people and people with disability including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
Applicants found suitable but not recommended for this vacancy, may be considered for subsequent similar vacancies in the Department of Justice in accordance with Part 5 (General Appointment) of the Commissioner's Instructions: Filling a Public Sector Vacancy.
If you would like further information on this opportunity please contact Marlene Hamilton, Assistant Director Knowledge Management on (08) 9264 1264 for a confidential discussion.