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Risk and Insurance Officer

ACT Government Department of Education

Job Description

Job Description

Full-time Permanent

Closes: 25 May 2022

Classification: Administrative Services Officer Class 6
Salary: $90,099 - $103,117 plus superannuation
Position No: 00426
Directorate: Education
Advertised (Gazettal date): 04 May 2022
Contact Officer: Tracey Allen on Tracey.Allen@act.gov.au or (02) 62077007

Details: The Education Directorate is responsible for early childhood education and care, and school education in the ACT. The Directorate provides school education services to children and young people both directly through public schools and indirectly through regulation of non-government schools and home education. Our vision is that we will be a leading learning organisation where people know they matter. We focus on creating capable, resilient, and active citizens by placing students at the centre, empowering learning professionals, building strong communities, and systems that support learning.

The Risk, Security and Emergency Management (RSEM) section within the Governance Branch, is seeking suitable individuals to apply for the Risk and Insurance Officer, Risk, Security and Emergency Management position. The Risk and Insurance Officer is an active member of the RSEM team, undertaking a range of functions in support of schools and the Directorate. The successful applicant will be a highly motivated member of the team, required to multi-task and actively engage in range of situations where problem-solving and managing complex and sensitive issues with discretion and confidence is required. They will also be an active contributor to the incident management response and planning capability.

The Directorate is committed to building a culturally diverse workforce and an inclusive workplace. As part of this commitment, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people with disability and those who identify as LGBTIQ are encouraged to apply.

Eligibility/Other Requirements: The successful applicant will be competent in assisting in the development of program delivery, confident in providing advice to schools and the broader Directorate on risk and insurance matters and supporting the RSEM team and Branch projects. Working in a faced-paced environment the Risk and Insurance Officer is an effective communicator with strong interpersonal oral and written communication skills, networking with key internal and external partners.

Prior to commencing this role, a current registration issued under the Working with Vulnerable People (Background Checking) Act 2011 maybe required. For further information on Working with Vulnerable People registration refer to:
https://www.accesscanberra.act.gov.au/app/answers/detail/a_id/1804

  • Experience in the areas of risk, emergency management or protective security will be highly regarded.
  • Experience in electronic management system such as TRIM, Wire or Objective will be an advantage.
  • Driver’s licence is desirable.

Notes: 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. This position will be moving to a new workplace designed for activity-based working (ABW). Under ABW arrangements, officers will not have a designated workstation/desk.

How to apply: To demonstrate your ability to undertake the requirements outlined in the Position Description applicants must submit:

  1. A written supporting statement of no more than two pages addressing the Professional/Technical skills and Knowledge, Behavioural Capabilities within the context of the Position Description.
  2. A current curriculum vitae, that includes, two referees with a thorough knowledge of your work performance. Please ensure one of your referees is your current or immediate past supervisor.

Applications should be submitted via the Apply Now button below.

Job Closing Date 25 May, 2022