APS4/5 Freedom of Information Officers

Posted 03 May 2022
Salary$42.54 - $53.63 per hour
LocationMelbourne CBD
Job type Temporary
DisciplineGovernment Federal, Government, Defence, Emergency
ReferenceJO-2205-481307

Job description

Our client is currently seeking multiple Freedom of Information Officers at both APS4 and APS5 level to join their team in Melbourne. 

The Role

In this role you will be responsible for providing operational and administrative support that is informed and directed by sound knowledge. This role may also require the successful applicant to undertake some research and analysis activities.

This will be a varied, busy role and requires someone with resilience and an ability to work in a changing environment.

Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:
  • Registering and documenting FOI requests, preparing and distributing FOI acknowledgement emails.
  • Undertaking procedures to assist with creating, processing and making decisions to ensure all matters are recorded correctly on all databases in accordance with the FOI Act.
  • Preparing and drafting a range of material including data reports, briefing material and correspondence.
  • Providing administrative support to develop systems, processes and practical tools including training to support FOI handling and awareness.
  • Providing administrative access where necessary to relevant local servers, distribution lists and agency databases.
  • Assisting in preparing statistical reports for senior staff where required.
  • Assisting with the release and closure of FOI matters.
The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate the following:
  • Proven experience in a similar role.
  • Strong administrative experience.
  • Strong customer service and communication skills along with excellent attention to detail.
  • Ability to manage competing priorities while maintaining high work standards and accuracy.
  • Experience in building relationships both with internal and external stakeholders.
To Apply:

In order to be considered applicants are required to hold Australian Citizenship.

If you are interested in the above role please APPLY NOW. Alternatively, please call DFP Recruitment on 03 8632 9900 for a confidential discussion.

DFP welcomes applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds and people with disability. In addition, DFP will provide reasonable adjustments for individuals with disability throughout the recruitment process. If you identify as a person with disability and require adjustments to the application, recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please advise via adjustments@dfp.com.au or 1300 337 000 and indicate your preferred method of communication (email, phone, text) so we can keep in touch and meet your accessibility needs.

Note: You may be required to provide evidence of your COVID-19 vaccination status.