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Advisor Parole Board Secretariat

Parole Board Secretariat; Operational Support Services; Brisbane City

The Advisor role is to facilitate the administrative coordination and scheduling of all people, processes and systems that will ensure the objectives of the Boards proceedings are maintained to a high standard, pursuant to statutory obligations.

Job details

Position status Fixed Term Temporary
Position type Flexible full-time
Occupational group Administration
Classification AO5
Workplace Location Brisbane Inner City
Job ad reference QLD/569913/24
Closing date 04-Jul-2024
Job duration 12 months with possible extension
Contact person Emily Cavanagh
Contact details Phone: 07 3884 1500
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The essential requirements for this role are:

• Sound knowledge, or the capacity to acquire a sound knowledge, of current strategic issues pertaining to the direction of the Board and QCS within a complex criminal justice sector environment;
• Ability to apply and interpret legislation and work confidently under multiple delegations of authority and policy and procedural frameworks relating to the operation and functions of the Board and QCS;
• Demonstrated technical skills in the use of offender management tools and the ability to support the administration of discrete Board teams by applying and maintaining a high standard of practice;
• Well-developed communication and interpersonal skills, written and oral, including demonstrated ability to participate in and support liaison, consultation and negotiation with diverse stakeholder groups both internally and with external agencies;
• Demonstrated ability to work independently, and as a member of a high performance team supporting the Senior Advisor with all activities that achieve the efficient operations and administration of the Board;
• Shows initiative and applies planning, analytical and conceptual skills in order to identify problems and progress individual and team achievements to the Senior Advisor;
• Demonstrated commitment to own wellbeing, building resilience in the workplace and able to develop effective strategies dealing with emotionally charged situations or at times difficult and controversial issues; and
• Demonstrated values to act with integrity, fairness and professionalism and encourages others to do so through role modelling a commitment to applying ethical decision making in the workplace.

Whilst there are no mandatory qualifications for this position, tertiary qualifications in a relevant field such as criminal justice would be highly desirable.

It is a requirement of this position to participate in an out-of-hours on-call roster to provide administrative duties on emerging and urgent Parole Board Queensland matters.

To be considered for this role, please provide the following information to the selection panel for assessment of your suitability:

• A cover letter (1-2 pages maximum) outlining how your knowledge, skills and experiences make you a competitive candidate against the Leadership competencies for Queensland (Individual Contributor): Vision, Results and Accountability within the context of the essential requirements ‘role fit' and responsibilities described under ‘about the role'.
• Your current curriculum vitae/resume, including two referees who can attest to your performance and conduct in the workplace. Referees should have a thorough knowledge of your capabilities, work performance and conduct within the previous two years, and it is preferable to include your current/immediate/past supervisor. By providing the names and contact details of your referee/s you consent for these people to be contacted by the selection panel. If you do not wish for a referee to be contacted, please indicate this on your resume and contact the selection panel chair to discuss.

People from diverse backgrounds including non-English speaking backgrounds, people with a disability, women, Aboriginal people and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

Applications to remain current for 12 months.

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