Reference Number: S100-21-701
Closing Date: 26-01-2021
Employment Type: Permanent Part Time
$69,238 to $84,241 p.a. plus superannuation (pro rata)
Permanent part-time – 21 hours (7 hours per day, 3 days per week)
Situated in a modern harbourside office location, close to public buses and Edgecliff Train Station

About the role

Our Governance & Council Support team at Woollahra Council is growing and we want you to join us! We are looking for an Access to Information Officer to join our team on a permanent part-time basis at Council Chambers, opposite the iconic Redleaf Beach in Double Bay.

Reporting to the Senior Governance Officer, your main responsibilities will be to process and determine Formal and Informal GIPA (Government Information Public Access Act) applications and carry out related research activities in relation to public access.

The rostered days will be 7 hours per day on Monday, Wednesday and Thursday


Monday, Wednesday and Friday.

About you

To be successful in this role you will bring relevant experience in processing GIPA / Access to Information Applications preferably in Local Government. You will possess outstanding organisational skills and enjoy working as part of a team.
In return, you will be welcomed by our collaborative team of capable professionals.

Essential Criteria

Demonstrated industry experience and/or qualification in Information, Business Administration or Records Management.
Demonstrated working experience in the review and management of all matters relating to the Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009.
Proven organisational and time management skills with the ability to establish priorities and manage deadlines.
Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal skills with a focus on providing strong customer service.
Excellent research, analytical and problem solving skills.
Proven ability to work effectively as part of a team.
Proven ability to maintain confidentiality.
Awareness and commitment to the principles of Work Health & Safety (WHS) and Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO).

Desirable Criteria

Experience in Local Government and/or knowledge of Local Government related legislation, functions and policies.
Understanding of the Privacy and Personal Information Protection Act 1998 and relevant principles.
Previous experience in formal record keeping, including database management and use of an electronic document management systems.

How to apply

Apply on line by clicking the link below.
You will be asked to demonstrate how you meet each of the selection criteria.
If you have a separate statement addressing the selection criteria, please upload it as a cover letter and simply refer to it in the online questionnaire.
You will be able to upload 2 documents only.
For information on applying for Council jobs, please refer to http://www.woollahra.nsw.gov.au/council/employment/recruitment_and_selection_process
For further information about the role, please contact Helen Tola, Manager Governance & Council Support on 9391 7012 during business hours.
Our preference is for applications to be submitted online, however, we will accept hard copy applications addressed to Human Resources, Woollahra Council, PO Box 61, Double Bay, NSW, 1360.

CLOSING DATE: Tuesday 26th January 2021

Woollahra Council is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at time of application.

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