Intake and Assessment Officer (Right to Information) (357218)

  • Tasmania Government
  • Australia, Tas
  • Nov 25, 2022
Maths Full Time - Continuing

Job Description:

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Hours per fortnight

73.50 hours per fortnight - flexible options available.


  1. Assist the Ombudsman and Right to Information (RTI) team with the operational aspects of the Ombudsman’s obligations under the RTI Act, specifically the external review process.
  2. Receive and record RTI applications and provide relevant information and advice to applicants. Correspond and liaise with RTI applicants and public authorities and maintain effective communication with all stakeholders.
  3. Assess information from public authorities against relevant provisions of the RTI Act and, where appropriate, formulate draft recommendations resulting from the assessment process.
  4. Participate in projects, activities and the provision of RTI training, as requested and generally assist in the delivery of education and training in relation to the RTI Act.
  5. Provide thorough and timely advice to public authorities and the public regarding the operation of the RTI Act, including the conduct of external review matters.
  6. Actively promote the Office of the Ombudsman across government and the public in the context of Right to Information, explain its goals, policies and services, consistent with the objectives and spirit of the RTI Act.
  7. Assist with high level administrative tasks associated with the Ombudsman’s functions.

Desirable Requirements

Pre-employment Checks

The Head of State Service has determined that the person nominated for this vacancy is to satisfy a pre-employment check before taking up the appointment, promotion or transfer.

The following checks are to be conducted:

1. Pre-employment checks
• Arson and fire setting
• Violent crimes and crimes against the person
• Sex-related offences
• Drug and alcohol related offences
• Crimes involving dishonesty
• Crimes involving deception
• Making false declarations
• Malicious damage and destruction to property
• Serious traffic offences
• Crimes against public order or relating to the Administration of Law and Justice
• Crimes against Executive or the Legislative Power
• Crimes involving Conspiracy

2. Disciplinary action in previous employment.

3. Identification check.

Download the Statement of Duties and any Associated Documents

(image) Statement of Duties - Intake and Assessment Officer (357218) - Band 4 (1) (1).DOCX

(image) Statement of Duties - Intake and Assessment Officer (357218) - Band 4 (1) (1).pdf

(image) Information for Applicants (DOJ) Short Form Application.docx

(image) Information for Applicants (DOJ) Short Form Application.pdf

(image) FAQs Short Form Application.docx

(image) FAQs Short Form Application.pdf

How to apply

To apply, please provide a Short Form Application which is a 1-2 page covering letter outlining your experience, skills and knowledge as they relate to the Statement of Duties, and a copy of your current Resumé/CV.

Please note that we do not require a separate statement addressing the selection criteria.

Please apply online by clicking the blue 'Apply Now' button.

Refer to the 'Information for Applicants (DOJ)' document for further information. Please note, attachments must be in Microsoft Word or PDF format.

If you are unable to submit your application online, please contact the Department of Justice Recruitment Team on (03) 6166 1435

For more information

Leah Dorgelo
Principal Officer
Email [email protected]
Phone: (03) 6166 4566