Vacancies

General Counsel - Administrative Appeals Tribunal

General Counsel – Administrative Appeals Tribunal
Adelaide, Brisbane, Canberra, Hobart, Melbourne, Perth and Sydney
Salary negotiated with successful applicant

  • Work at the centre of merits review in Australia
  • Contribute to implementing reform
  • Engage at strategic levels

The Administrative Appeals Tribunal (AAT) is seeking a General Counsel (SES1). The General Counsel position provides expert support and advice to the President as the head of the AAT and from time to time will represent the Office of the President and the AAT in dealing with key internal and external stakeholders. The position also provides support and advice to the Registrar and AAT more broadly on legislative, law reform and policy matters through leadership of the Law and Policy branch.

We are looking for a highly motivated and resilient individual who has a demonstrated ability to work under pressure and deliver results in a dynamic working environment. You must be able to communicate with influence and build and maintain relationships with a broad range of internal and external stakeholders.

This is a unique opportunity for an experienced lawyer to work at the centre of administrative law in Australia through a period of significant change. You will play an important role working closely with the President and Registrar to deliver the legislated objectives of the AAT.

You will work in a complex and fast-paced law environment with a key focus on managing legal risk and governance across the AAT. You will need to be abreast of developments in administrative law and proactively manage the AAT’s position in relation to legislative, law reform and policy matters.

The President’s Chambers are located in the Melbourne Registry. The successful applicant will not be required to work out of the Melbourne Registry but should expect to travel regularly to participate in key meetings and support the President in the conduct of his functions.

For further information and to lodge an application, please refer to our career opportunities page.

Applications will be accepted until 11:45 pm (AEDT) on Monday, 4 March 2024.

APS4 Tribunal Officer – Administrative Appeal Tribunal

APS4 Tribunal Officer – Administrative Appeal Tribunal
Melbourne location
$71,223 to $77,331 plus 15.4% superannuation

  • Client service orientated role
  • Generous remuneration and working conditions
  • Great opportunity to work in a positive team environment

The Administrative Appeals Tribunal (AAT) is seeking Tribunal Officers to work in our Melbourne Registry.

We are looking for enthusiastic, flexible, and reliable people with a “can do” attitude and the ability to work efficiently and effectively in a fast-paced work environment.

Our Tribunal Officer roles are flexible and are broadly responsible for providing support for the operations of the Tribunal. Tribunal Officers may work across any division of the AAT and perform a range of functions.

Depending on where you’re needed, in these roles you may:

  • provide great client service and administrative support to internal and external stakeholders
  • efficiently manage cases to support hearings or alternate dispute resolution practices
  • provide direct case management, case analysis and administrative support to Tribunal Members and/or Conference Registrars
  • analyse applications to assess appropriate review pathways
  • assess and determine requests from clients for fee reductions and access to case documents
  • review case files to identify issues and to prepare case-related information and correspondence

More information about our agency, this position, its scope, accountabilities, and required capabilities and experience, is contained within the position description for this role, available from the Working at the AAT page of our website, www.aat.gov.au.

Applications will be accepted until 11:45 PM (AEDT) on Sunday, 3 March 2024.

People and Culture Project Manager – Administrative Appeals Tribunal

People and Culture Project Manager – Administrative Appeals Tribunal
Adelaide, Brisbane, Canberra, Hobart, Melbourne, Perth and Sydney
$108,997 to $128,291 plus 15.4% Superannuation

  • Short-term contract for up to 6 months
  • We are looking for a specialist HR Advisor
  • We are looking for a someone with experience in successfully managing workers’ compensation claims
  • We are looking for someone with an excellent understanding of the Safety Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1988

We need a pragmatic specialist to review our small portfolio of accepted Comcare claims and provide strategic actionable advice and plans to support successful outcomes.

The annual salary for this position is from $108,997 to $128,291 plus 15.4% superannuation. Our newly approved Enterprise Agreement will deliver a 4% pay increase from 14 March 2024.

We encourage and welcome applications from people with disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, LGBTIQA+ people, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and mature age people.

To submit your application for this role, you are required to provide a resume/CV (max. 4 pages) and a 1-page cover letter describing your experience in managing and reviewing workers compensation claims.

To submit your application, please email Petra Downs, Director People and Culture, on petra.downs@aat.gov.au.

Applications will be accepted until 11:45 pm (AEDT) on Wednesday, 21 February 2024.

Office of the Australian Information Commissioner - APS5 Assistant Review Advisers

APS5 Assistant Review Advisers, Freedom of Information Branch
Office of the Australian Information Commissioner
Government – Federal (Government & Defence)
Full time: $81,420 – $86,077 + 15.4% Superannuation
Are you interested and passionate about privacy and information security?Type of vacancy: Ongoing and Non-ongoing, Full-time or Part-time
Title: Assistant Review Advisers Classification: APS Level 5

Location: The OAIC operates a hybrid work model with a combination of remote working and office attendance. The OAIC office is located in the Sydney CBD. Whilst Sydney, NSW is the preferred location we will also consider candidate applications from other locations.

How to Apply:

  • Visit the OAIC website by clicking here to review the download the candidate information pack.
  • Please complete the application sheet (located within the candidate information pack) as part of your application.

Closing Date: Tuesday, 13 February 2024 at 11:59pm AEDT. Apply Now

Senior Data Science Officer- Administrative Appeals Tribunal

Senior Data Science Officer – Administrative Appeals Tribunal
Adelaide, Brisbane, Canberra, Hobart, Melbourne, Perth and Sydney
$86,055 to $98,557 plus 15.4% Superannuation

  • Exciting opportunity for a motivated and experienced data warehouse and business intelligence professional
  • Involved in key data management improvement initiatives
  • Ongoing (permanent) appointment

The Data, Performance and Insights section is responsible for the AAT’s data, performance and reporting frameworks. The team is tasked to design new enterprise data warehouse by integrating variety of internal and external data sources and prepare a range of reports including Senate Estimates, Annual Report etc.

This is an exciting opportunity for a motivated and experienced data warehouse and business intelligence professional. The Senior Data Science Officer contributes to the delivery of the AAT’s data science function and will be involved in key data management improvement initiatives. With significant data warehousing, business intelligence implementation and operational experience, the Senior Data Science Officer is responsible for supporting the delivery of a sustainable data integration and reporting capability to meet the data and information needs of the Tribunal and its stakeholders.

The Senior Data Science Officer supports the section to deliver data services that support a range of strategic, policy and operational decision-making activities. Working with a multi-disciplinary team, the Senior Data Science Officer gathers user requirements, designs, develops and quality assures data services, using Microsoft technologies.

For further information, please refer to our position description listed on our career opportunities page. Applications will be accepted until 11:45 PM (AEDT) on Monday, 12 February 2024.

TASCAT – Full Time Members

TASCAT – Full Time Members – Deputy President and Division Head (Protective Division), Senior Member (Protective Division – Guardianship), Senior Member (Protective Division – Mental Health), Senior Member (General Division), Ordinary Member (Protective and General) 2024.

The process will be an open merit selection, interview, and recommendation process.

Advertisements will be posted in all Tasmanian newspapers and several national newspapers on Saturday 9 December 2023 and the Australian Financial Review on 8 December 2023 with expressions of interest to be lodged by 19 January 2024. The advertisement and the relevant information package will also be available on the Department of Justice website from 9 December 2023 (https://www.justice.tas.gov.au/eoi )

If you have any queries, please contact the Principal Registrar, Mr Jarrod Bryan.
p (03) 1800 657 500
e jarrod.bryan@tascat.tas.gov.au

 

 

 

Tasmania
Administrative Review Tribunal (ART) - Deputy Presidents and Senior Members

The recruitment process for non-judicial Deputy President and Senior Member level positions in the ART is now open. The selection criteria, candidate information packs and link to apply can be found on the Attorney-General Department’s website. In order to support candidates to prepare their application, guidance on applying to the ART is also available.

This is an opportunity for appropriately qualified individuals to make a significant contribution to the most important reform of the federal system of administrative review in decades.

Deputy Presidents will be among the foremost legal experts and leaders in the ART. Senior Members will hear complex matters and also fulfil a range of leadership functions.

Appointments will be for a term of up to 5 years and the assessment process will follow the current Appointment Guidelines.

Expressions of interest must be submitted by 5 pm AEDT on Monday 11 December 2023.

Mental Health Review Tribunal (NSW) - EOIs sought for Members

The Minister for Mental Health is seeking applications from qualified persons interested in appointment as part-time sessional members of the NSW Mental Health Review Tribunal. Appointments are generally for a four-year period. Candidates must be available a minimum of one full day per month. Greater availability is welcomed. Successful candidates will sit from 1 September 2024.

Applications are sought for the following categories:
• DEPUTY PRESIDENT
• LAWYER
• PSYCHIATRIST
• OTHER SUITABLY QUALIFIED MEMBER

Please click here for the flyer for further information and links.

Applications close on 8 December 2023 at 7pm.

Full-time Principal Member - Guardianship Division - NCAT

The Attorney General is seeking applications from qualified persons for appointment to the role of full-time Principal Member within the NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal.

Applicants for this role must be lawyers of at least seven years standing. Appointees will be assigned by the President of the Tribunal to the Guardianship Division. Please click here to obtain the selection criteria for this role within the Guardianship Division that must be included in your online application.

Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged.

Note: Probity checks will be conducted.

Applications addressing the selection criteria in Word or PDF, accompanied by a detailed curriculum vitae and the names of at least two referees, must be completed online.

Applications close: Monday, 6 November at 11.59 pm.

If you would like to make further enquiries,
contact Lisa Tran lisa.tran@ncat.nsw.gov.au or (02) 9556 7695.

Applications must be lodged electronically. Please go to jobs.dcj.nsw.gov.au and search Job Reference Number (63381).

New South Wales
Applications are now open for the ACT Government’s new Therapeutic Support Panel.

Support Canberra’s at-risk young people

Are you or someone you know passionate about supporting young people? Do you have qualifications and expertise in areas like psychology, education, disability, criminology or social work? Are you experienced in working with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander families?

Applications are now open for the ACT Government’s new Therapeutic Support Panel.

The panel is being formed to support the raising of the minimum age of criminal responsibility in the ACT from 10 years to 12 years this year and then 14 years in 2025. The panel will become operational by no later than 27 March 2024.

The role of panel members will be to facilitate therapeutic support for children and young people, instead of going through the criminal justice system.

Available positions include:

  • Chair – full time statutory position
  • Deputy Chair – minimum 6 hours per month commitment
  • 10-12 panel members – minimum 6 hours per month commitment

A minimum of at least 2 positions are identified for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people.

If you’re committed to creating better outcomes for Canberra’s young people and have experience or expertise in areas such as education, psychology, disability, criminology, paediatrics, mental health or social work, we want to hear from you.

People with experience working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and young people, or culturally and linguistically diverse children and young people are especially encouraged to apply.

Please help us spread the word. Share this message and encourage others to apply.

To find out more and to make an application, visit the ACT Diversity Register here: https://www.diversityregister.act.gov.au/s/post-details?name=ID-0000017747&searchType=jobs&userAgent=%2F

Applications close 5pm Monday 6 November 2023.

Australian Capital Territory

Telephone: 0418 281 116   -   GPO Box 268, Darlinghurst NSW 1300
Email: info@coat.gov.au