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Legal 1 - APS 4-6 Freedom of Information (FOI) case officer

Job Title: Legal 1 - APS 4-6 Freedom of Information (FOI) case officer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: ACT
Industry:
Salary: Pro-rata annual salary
Start Date: 1 February 2019
Reference: 814357
Contact Name: Michelle Stemm
Contact Email: michelle.stemm@rubicor.com.au
Job Published: January 16, 2019 16:00

Job Description

Legal 1 - APS 4-6 Freedom of Information (FOI) case officer
 
  • Exciting, dynamic and intellectually challenging environment
  • Minimum Baseline Security Clearance
  • 5 month non-ongoing contract
 
Our Government client provides strategic legal advice and assistance to the Secretary, the Executive and the line areas of the Department in relation to administrative law, statutory interpretation, regulatory compliance and legislative development. The branch also manages the department’s Freedom of Information processing functions.
 
They are looking for an experienced candidate who can assist the Department to meet its obligations under the Freedom of Information Act. The case officer manages requests and supports decision makers across the Department.
 
We are looking for an outstanding candidate who is motivated and flexible with the following:
 
Qualifications required:
  • Bachelor of Law degree or equivalent
  • Admission as a legal practitioner in Australian Court
  • Eligibility to hold a restricted Government practicing certificate
 
Skills and capabilities:
  • Sound working knowledge of the Freedom of Information Act and experience in processing FOI requests
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills and the ability to provide clear and accurate advice to FOI clients and in-house decision makers
  • The ability to build positive working relationships with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders
  • Initiative, flexibility and a demonstrated capacity to solve problems and work effectively with others.
 
As this role is to commence immediately, Rubicor will be commencing the shortlisting and interview process ASAP. 

For more information please contact Michelle Stemm on michelle.stemm@rubicor.com.au or call 02 6198 4000.