Policy Officer (512167 & 520930)

  • Tasmania Government
  • Australia, Tas
  • Nov 22, 2022
Medicine Full-time

Job Description:

The Team

The Government Relations and Strategic Policy Unit (GRaSP) collaborates across the department of Health (DoH) on the development of strategic and aspirational policy at a Tasmanian Government and Ministerial level, including reforms and issues with national, intergovernmental, whole-of-government, whole-of-agency and cross agency implications. The GRaSP team provides a fast paced, collaborative and supportive team environment that offers exciting learning and development opportunities.

The Role:

Note: - Please refer to the Statement of Duties for all the selection criteria of this position to address in your application.

Details of Appointment:

Permanent, full time, day work, position working 76 hours per fortnight, commencing from as soon as possible.

*notwithstanding hours may be negotiated with the successful applicant


Hobart, Tasmania

Base Salary: $73,602 to $84,846 per annum+ 10.5% superannuation


Applicants should note the following criteria are desirable:

The Head of the State Service has determined that the person nominated for this job is to satisfy a pre‑employment check before taking up the appointment, on promotion or transfer. The following checks are to be conducted:

  1. Conviction checks in the following areas:
    1. crimes of violence
    2. sex related offences
    3. serious drug offences
    4. crimes involving dishonesty

  2. Identification check

  3. Disciplinary action in previous employment check.

Download the Statement of Duties and any Associated Documents

We encourage you to review the Applicant Guide and Statement of Duties, prior to applying for an overview of the duties, program, selection process and selection criteria.

Applicant Guide

How to Apply

Apply Online. Please click the blue "Apply now" button on this screen. This ensures important questions about you are answered.

You will be prompted to complete a 2-page application detailing your experience, skills and knowledge as they relate to the attached Statement of Duties.

*Please note that our application process has changed. Refer to the application guide for information on the new application format.

Please Note:

For More Information

Kristy Griffin
Principal Policy Analyst
(03) 6166 0398
[email protected]

Important Information

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To update your email address (or contact number), log in to www.jobs.tas.gov.au and look for “Existing applicant login” where you can update your details

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