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Electorate Officer

The Parliament of Tasmania

Role Summary

The Electorate Officer will work closely with the Hon Cassy O’Connor MLC in managing her electorate office and will provide a high level of administration, research, community and parliamentary support. Confidentiality is paramount and strong communication and interpersonal skills are essential.

About Us

The Parliament of Tasmania is a meeting place where elected representatives meet to make laws, authorise the expenditure of public funds, scrutinise the government of the day, and give a voice to their constituents in the electorates. The Parliament is made up of three (3) separate entities consisting of House of Assembly, Legislative Council, and Legislature General.

Your opportunity

The Legislative Council is seeking a highly motivated and well-organised individual to assist the Member in her parliamentary and constituent duties as a point of contact within the electorate of Hobart.

We want to hear from you if you have

  • Proven ability to provide great support to a diverse range of people in a respectful and flexible manner.
  • Demonstrated high level interpersonal skills and the proven capacity to work autonomously and as part of a team.
  • Excellent time management skills including a demonstrated ability to prioritise, plan and organise work, exercise initiative, and appropriately apply judgement to ensure delivery to deadlines.
  • Capacity to seek out information and formulate advice on a range of issues.

How to apply?

All applications should include a resume and a short application of no more than two pages to demonstrate your knowledge, skills and experience that apply to the role. It is not necessary to repeat information in your short application that can easily be seen in your resume.

A Position Description and Information for Applicants guide is attached and also available on the website.

Reasonable Adjustment

If you require a reasonable adjustment during the selection process (e.g. building accessibility, information in different formats), it is recommended that you do not include this in your written application but call to discuss this with the vacancy contact person.

Like to know more?

You can have a confidential discussion by calling Nicole Muller, Director Corporate Services, on (03) 6212 2302 or by emailing [email protected] using the subject line: Electorate Officer Member for Hobart enquiry via EthicalJobs.

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