EL1 Technical Policy Officer

Posted 10 May 2022
Salary$78 - $82 per hour
Job type Contract
DisciplineGovernment Federal

Job description

About the Organisation
This government department drives economic growth and job creation for all Australians.
About the role
You will work on policy development and the delivery of programs relating to the uptake of new vehicle technology in Australia. Tasks may include, but are not limited to:
  • analysis and providing expert advice on technical areas and strategic advice to assist the team develop and draft policy on electric vehicles and other future fuels
  • analysis and advice on the incorporation of new technologies in the road freight sector
  • assisting with the development of a Future Fuels Strategy
  • project planning and management of projects relating to transport, hydrogen vehicles, biofuels and electric vehicles
  • internal and external stakeholder engagement
  • supervision of an APS6 contractor.
Skills and Experience
Applicants MUST have an active baseline clearance to be eligible for this position.
Our ideal candidate will have:
  • background in policy development or Government program implementation
  • experience engaging with industry stakeholders
  • ability to manage a variety of competing priorities, and work independently to meet deadlines
  • strong strategic thinking skills
  • hold a tertiary qualification in a relevant discipline or commensurate qualifications and experience.
Knowledge in one or more of the following areas is highly desirable:
  • emerging technology in heavy vehicles for road freight
  • electric vehicles, their uptake in Australia, issues relating to their uptake, such as impacts on the electricity network, and policy measures relating to electric vehicles
  • transport applications of hydrogen, including projected uptake, and implications for transport.
How to apply
If this role is of interest to you and you would like to know more then please don’t hesitate to contact Lexi Pappas lpappas@dfp.com.au 02 6162 7311

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.