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Human Services Vacancy N.N. 10721248
Department of Human Services Closing date: Sunday, 25 March 2018
Job Title: Senior Executive Service Band 1
Job Type: Ongoing, Full-time
Location: Canberra - ACT; Darwin - NT
Classification: Senior Executive Service Band 1
Agency Employment Act: PS Act 1999
Agency Website:

Job Description


Join a multi-disciplined, complex and diverse organisation that provides Australians with access to social and health payments and services. As a Senior Executive in the Service Delivery Operations Group you will provide strategic advice, expertise and support to deliver customer services on behalf of the government.

It is essential that you have a sound appreciation of contemporary leadership principles and practices. You will need to have an active desire to adopt these in the workplace in a way that establishes strong role models for others in the department.

As the National Manager, Indigenous and Remote Servicing you will:

• Provide expert advice and support across the department regarding the delivery of services and programmes to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians, including communication strategies.

There is a preference to base this position in Canberra, other locations may be considered.

As the Service Leader, Northern Australia you will:

• lead community and stakeholder engagement to improve their understanding of departmental services
• assist with the design and delivery of services to the community

This position is based in Darwin.

To be a strong contender for these roles, we are seeking candidates who:

• can show evidence of their strong leadership, collaboration and people development skills
• has extensive experience in the delivery of face to face services, including remote service delivery to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians
• can demonstrate a knowledge of and understanding of the issues effecting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians
• have the ability to communicate sensitively and effectively with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Australians
• can demonstrate expertise and experience working in a large, geographically-dispersed and complex organisation
• can develop appropriate strategies in relation to service delivery to aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians

Tertiary qualifications are desirable.

An order of merit may be established to fill other similar roles as they become available within the following 12 month period.



To apply you need to be an Australian citizen.

You will need to pass our pre-employment screening process which includes a police history check, and where relevant, a working with children and vulnerable people check.

You will also need an Australian Government security clearance, to the appropriate level for the position. This will be arranged for you, if successful.



To apply, please obtain selection documentation from for:

Service Leader, Northern Australia Ref. No. 606
National Manager, Indigenous and Remote Servicing Ref. No. 607

All applications must be submitted through the Executive Intelligence Group website. If, after reading the selection documentation, you require further information please contact Tricia Searson or Karina Duffey on (02) 6232 2200.

Indigenous jobseekers are encouraged to apply for this vacancy. If the job is 'Identified', then part or all of the duties impact on Indigenous Australian people and/or involve interaction with Indigenous Australian communities or their representatives.

RecruitAbility applies to this vacancy. Under the RecruitAbility scheme you will be invited to participate in further assessment activity for the vacancy if you choose to apply under the scheme; declare you have a disability; and meet the minimum requirements for the job. For more information see:

To Apply

Selection Documentation: Executive Intelligence Group, 02 6232 2200
Position Contact: Tricia Searson or Karina Duffey, 02 6232 2200
Agency Recruitment Site:
Applicants to vacancies notified in all formats of the electronic Public Service Gazette should be aware that;
.  the names of successful applicants may also be notified in all formats of the electronic Public Service Gazette
.  applicants found suitable may be offered similar employment opportunities by other Australian Public Service agencies
This notice is part of the electronic Public Service Gazette PS09-Thu - 01 Mar 2018 Published by Australian Public Service Commission.
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