- Job posted on: 23rd Feb 2021
- Applications close:
The Policy and Parliamentary Advisor works closely with Senator Whish-Wilson on all areas of his policy and parliamentary work. This includes travelling to Canberra during parliamentary sitting weeks; managing parliamentary business, including legislation; meeting with stakeholders; and researching and writing policy briefs. The senator's portfolios include Healthy Oceans, Waste & Recycling, Agriculture and Rural Affairs, Small Business and Consumer Affairs. The position is offered under the Members of Parliament (Staff) Act and conditions are outlined in the Commonwealth Members of Parliament Staff Collective Agreement 2016–2019. The salary package is supplemented by an electorate staff allowance in recognition of the long and irregular hours and other special features of this position. Generous employer-sponsored superannuation of 15.4% is also offered.
The position is offered under the Members of Parliament (Staff) Act 1984, and employment conditions are outlined in the Commonwealth Members of Parliament Staff Collective Agreement 2016–2019. In addition to your salary, generous employer-sponsored superannuation of 15.4% is offered.
The position is offered at an Electorate Officer B classification ($66,745.00 - $77,926.00 per annum) with an additional Electorate Staff Allowance of $16,121.00 per annum for a total per annum salary range of $82,866.00 - $94,047.00.
Please note, all employees are expected to sign a confidentiality and code of conduct agreement prior to the commencement of their employment. A probationary period of 3 months, with the option of extending by a maximum of two months, will apply.
The Australian Greens, as an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer, actively encourage applications from any interested and qualified parties - we don’t discriminate on the basis of sex, age, race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or disability – and welcome people with culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds to apply for all our roles. We recognise the richness and value of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures and the unique knowledge Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander employees bring to workplaces, policy development and service delivery.
A position description is attached.