APS4/5/6 Freedom of Information Officers

Posted 10 November 2023
Salary$43.82 - $60.26 per hour
Job type Temporary
DisciplineGovernment FederalGovernment, Defence, Emergency

Job description

Our client is currently seeking APS4, APS5, & APS6 Freedom of Information Officers to join the team within a Federal Government Agency based in the Adelaide CBD.

The Parliamentary, Ministerial and FOI Branch manages the relationship between the Agency and the Minister’s Office. It supports the Agency in meeting the Minister’s objectives and priorities by providing timely, objective and strategic advice. The branch ensures the Agency are meeting their obligations under the Freedom of Information Act 1982 (FOI Act) and for the Participant Information Access (PIA) Scheme.
Responsibilities may include but are not limited to: 
  • Assist, prepare and collate documents required to make FOI decisions in accordance with the FOI Act;
  • Assist and administratively manage the coordination of in-house and outsourced FOI services;
  • Maintaining working relationships with participants and other internal and external stakeholders;
  • Preparing and drafting a range of material including internal and external correspondence and formal decision letters; and
  • Administratively assist in developing systems, processes and practical tools including training to support FOI handling and awareness.
The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate the following: 
  • Previous experience in an FOI position
  • Applies judgement, intelligence and common sense.
  • Communicates clearly and concisely.
  • Applies and builds appropriate knowledge, skills and experience.
  • Adapts to, supports and manages change.
  • Effectively manages time and resources to ensure that work is completed efficiently.
This role is at the APS4, APS5, and APS6 level equivalent offering $43.82 - $60.26 per hour + 11% super. The rate of pay is casually loaded, as you will not be accruing annual or sick leave.
As this role is within the Federal Government, applicants are required to be Australian Citizens to be considered.
If you are interested in this role, please APPLY NOW or call Tyler Waterhouse on 8400 4433 for more information.

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.