Local recruitment: Senior Project Officer

Queensland Government

Brisbane QLD, Australia 🇦🇺

Native Title Policy; Lands Policy and Support; Lands; Brisbane

The Land Policy and Support Branch is responsible for delivering innovative and future focused strategic and operational policy outcomes for land resources in Queensland.

To succeed in the role, you will need to be adept at interpreting legislation and possess strong operational policy writing skills. You will also be required to manage your workload effectively amongst competing priorities and contribute to a positive team culture.

Job details

Position statusPermanent
Position typeFlexible full-time
Occupational groupPolicy & Planning
Workplace LocationBrisbane Inner City
Job ad referenceQLD/411450/22
Closing date04-Apr-2022
Yearly salary$103391 – $110407
Fortnightly salary$3963.00 – $4231.90
Job duration
Contact personSamuel Boamah
Contact detailsPH: (07) 3181 5176
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Key Duties and Accountabilities of the role are to: 

• Provide high quality and timely advice to whole of government on native title and Indigenous land matters and relevant legislation, policies and procedures.
• Undertake research and analysis on complex native title issues and develop operational policy and advice on a range of land and water resource dealings of particular importance to the Department and the Queensland Government.
• Brief, liaise and consult with internal and external stakeholders on issues relating to native title, and identify opportunities for improvement to relevant policies and procedures.
• Co-ordinate and prioritise projects to ensure successful outcomes are achieved in a timely, appropriate and efficient manner, including the activities of other staff.
• Prepare and review native title assessment reports, submissions, briefs, and correspondence of a substantial and complex nature, including Ministerial correspondence.

Role requirements

• High-level capacity to interpret and apply legislation, preferably in relation to the Native Title Act 1993 (NTA) (Cth).
• Selection for the role will be based on the applicant’s level of knowledge, skills, abilities and experience assessed against the competencies, duties and accountabilities of the role.
• Flexible work arrangements is encouraged to achieve a work life balance workforce. For example: the successful candidate can negotiate a range of flexible working arrangements offered by the department.

Applications to remain current for 12 months.

Further information

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