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Electorate Officer C – Office ...

There is an opportunity for someone looking to join our team as a senior electorate officer with office management responsibilities at the EO C classification. The position is full time and is based in Forrestfield, Perth.

The duties of the position include: management of the electorate office staff and office budgets and regular liaison with both community and national organisations.

Applicants should possess the following skills and experience:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience in leadership and management is essential
  • Capacity to shape strategic thinking which includes the capacity to inspire a sense of purpose and direction
  • Outstanding interpersonal communication skills
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • An understanding of Australia's system of government.
  • Ability to prudently manage office budgets and entitlements
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a small team whilst cultivating productive working relationships
  • Engagement with key stakeholders
  • Representing the Minister at official events as directed
  • Other duties as directed

Experience in a political office is valued but not essential.

The position is offered under the Members of Parliament (Staff) Act 1984 and conditions are outlined in the Commonwealth Members of Parliament Staff Enterprise Agreement 2012-2015.

A commencing salary between $72,095 and $81,209 will be paid and a potential optional allowance may be paid in recognition of, and as compensation for, reasonable additional hours of work.

The position may also include travel for which compensation is provided for additional hours and accommodation.

A probationary period of three months will apply.

Employment is conditional on the granting of security clearance at the required level.

Applications must address the selection criteria listed above and include at least two referees.

Please forward applications to ken.wyatt.mp@aph.gov.au. For further information please contact Sam Martin on 0478 618 795

Applications close on 2 March 2017.

Date Posted
Government, Defence & Emergency
Forrestfield, WA 6058
Job Type
Full Time, Permanent
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