APS 4 Regulatory Officers

A central agency recruiting an APS5 Regulatory Assessment Officer.

Your new company

This Australian Government Department plays an important role across developing the wellbeing of all Australians, achieving efficient, sustainable, safe and productive outcomes to shape the departments design and delivery.

Your new role

A taskforce consisting of activities in policy development and regulatory improvement, standards development and maintenance. These positions will bring an exciting opportunity to participate in regulatory reform to help improve operational work processes, undertaking activities in relation to regulatory assessments. Your primary responsibilities are:
  • Undertake routine assessments of applications for registrations, variations and crediting using required templates and procedures.
  • Under supervision, respond to enquiries and situations involving a high level of complexity and sensitivity which require considerable legislative interpretation and analysis while adhering to procedure and guidelines.
  • Communicate and make decisions that are based on professional judgement, evaluating risks and in the context of a complex and changing environment.
  • Research, review, provide input to and evaluate project methodologies, systems, tools and programs to achieve agency objectives and address opportunities for continuous improvement.
  • Manage procurement and contract processes when required
  • Assist with the development of communication and education materials
  • Develop productive and professional relationships with key stakeholders
  • Assist in staff supervision, training and development
  • Provide advice to scheme participants of their rights and obligations regarding schemes administered by the department
  • Liaise with stakeholders and build and maintain relationships across the department

What you'll need to succeed

Your previous experience in a similar role within the Australian Public Service will lead to your success as well as experience in the below:
  • Ability to understand highly technical scientific and legislative material is essential.
  • Qualifications in science relevant to agriculture, fire management, soil chemistry, environmental science and climate change are desirable.
  • Experience in conducting assessments in a regulatory capacity is desirable.
  • Experience in understanding and interpreting complex legislation is desirable.
Candidate who are applying for this position must have the ability to obtain and maintain a Federal Government Security Clearance (Baseline, NV1 or NV2)

What you'll get in return
You will be part of a blended workforce where you can further progress your previous regulatory skills in this focused role.

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call Carlene Taylor now.
If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact Carlene Taylor on Carlene.taylor@hays.com.au for a confidential discussion on your career.

LHS 297508 #2687904


Job Type
Government & Public Services
ACT, Canberra
Office Support
$40-$47 p/h + super

Talk to a consultant

Talk to Carlene Taylor, the specialist consultant managing this position, located in Canberra
Level 11, 60 Marcus Clarke Street

Telephone: 61127693