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Exemptions Officer, Public Health Risk Assessment Team Full-time Temporary

ACT Government
$88,899 - $101,743

Job Description

On 19 March 2020, a public health emergency was declared in the ACT due to the public health risks posed by coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), caused by the novel coronavirus SARS-COV-2. This saw the establishment of a Health Emergency Coordination Centre (HECC) - A COVID-19 Response Team has been created to deliver the public health response over a longer term.

The Directorate is looking for a highly efficient and dedicated staff member to join the COVID-19 response team as an Exemptions Officer.

The occupant of this exciting role will be responsible for managing exemption applications made under the Public Health Emergency Directions. These will predominantly relate to events in the ACT but could relate to exemptions for international travel, domestic travel when restrictions are in place, or in relation to business exemptions.

We are seeking individuals with good organisational skills and demonstrated ability to be proactive, flexible and manage competing priorities while working under pressure and within tight timeframes.

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.

Eligibility/Other Requirements:

Undergo a pre-employment National Police Check. The work can be demanding and on occasion will require weekend and shift work. The work is onsite at the ACT Health Directorate offices located at Bowes Street, Woden.

Notes: This is a temporary position available from late August until 30 June 2022 with the possibility of extension. Selection may be based on application and referee reports only. An order of merit will be established from this selection process and may be used to fill future identical vacancies over the next 12 months.

How to Apply: If you are interested in joining this exciting team, you can apply by providing a written statement of no more than two pages addressing the professional/technical skills and knowledge and behaviour capabilities, curriculum vitae and referee reports from two referees, one being your current supervisor.

Applications should be submitted via the Apply Now button below.


This is a temporary position available from late August until 30 June 2022 with the possibility of extension.