APS4, APS5 & APS66 Complaints Officers – Ministerial and Parliamentary

Posted 04 July 2024
Salary$43.82 - $60.26 per hour
Job type Contract
DisciplineGovernment Federal

Job description

On behalf of a Federal Government Agency we are looking for APS4, APS5 and APS6 Complaints Officers to join the Ministerial and Parliamentary team based in Chermside. The roles will be 12 months, working 37.5 hours per week, paying $43.82 per hour for APS4 level, $55.24 per hour for APS5 and $60.26 per hour for APS6 plus super.

The team are responsible for handling resolution of reviews and complaints working directly with participants, providers, internal and external stakeholders. 

Responsibilities may include but are not limited to; 

  • Leading and supporting team members to effectively manage complaints within expected timeframes
  • Managing complaints and participant incidents, including assessing, recording, resolving and referring as required
  • Managing escalated complaints and ensuring strict deadlines are met
  • Producing quality written correspondence for a range of audiences, including formal responses for the Minister
  • Managing and Coordinating correspondence, briefing, and reporting functions for the Complaints Team
  • Supporting the Complaints Team to resolve day to day operations issues and assist in achieving the branch’s strategic objectives.
To be successful you will demonstrate; 
  • Previous experience working at MP Office or solid experience within a complaints or compliance role
  • Resilience, flexibility, organised, high attention to detail, empathetic, and strong analytical skills
  • Proficient in word and Excel, ability to work proactively, ability to work autonomously and as part of a team
  • Ability to manage a high caseload of work, meet deadlines and prioritise work in line with risk and complaint due dates
  • Participant/Complainants phone contact is mandatory
  • Disability, community services, complaints management would be advantageous.
Up to 2 days WFH available per week, following training.

To Apply 

As this role is within the Federal Government, applicants are required to hold Australian Citizenship in order to be considered.

If you are interested in this role, please APPLY NOW by clicking the available link. Interviews will commence immediately.

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