Administration Officer, APS Level 4, Chief Information Officer Group (Affirmative Measures - Disability)

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Employment type: Ongoing
Location: Canberra
Categories: APS Level 4, Administration

About the team 

The Business and Governance team is a dynamic, fast-paced team in the Chief Information Officer Group (CIOG) that works to centralise finance, supplier management, and workforce capability related activities for CIOG, working closely with our colleagues within the Chief Operations Officer Group (COOG) and Chief Financial Officer Group (CFOG).  

The team ensures CIOG meets key deadlines, has business processes that are fit for our purpose, creates value and improves productivity.  

Our ideal candidate 

Our ideal candidate would have:  

  • Good stakeholder engagement skills 

  • Sound written and verbal communication skills 

  • Strong organisational abilities and excellent interpersonal skills 

  • The ability to follow direction, as well as the ability to self-manage work 

  • The ability to build productive relationships with colleagues and be a strong team player  

  • The ability to work effectively under pressure and to tight deadlines. 

What you will do 

In this role you will gain a broader understanding from a whole team level of CIO Business and Governance through: 

  • Providing assistance across different functions within the team by:

    • uploading contracts and delegate request forms for ICT sourcing

    • undertaking data entry and quality assurance 

    • managing finance and recruitment data 

  • Managing documents in the department’s record management system DocHub 

  • Managing workload through a busy inbox, including responding to general enquiries, actioning requests and escalating work as appropriate. 


To be eligible for employment in the APS and the department, applicants must be Australian Citizens. 

The filling of this vacancy is intended to constitute an affirmative measure under Section 33 of the Australian Public Service Commissioner’s Directions 2022. This vacancy is open only to people with disability. 

Successful applicants are required to provide evidence to confirm they are a person with disability. Evidence of disability is not to include information about the type of disability. Suitable evidence of a disability would be a certificate or letter from a registered medical practitioner. The following documents would also be acceptable: 

  • letter from a Disability Employment Service or jobactive provider 

  • letter from a secondary or tertiary institution disability services unit in relation to a recent student. 

If the above documents are not available, a statutory declaration from the applicant can be accepted. 

Security Clearance 

This position requires a Baseline security clearance. The successful applicant will be provided with information regarding obtaining and maintaining a clearance at this level. 

Accessibility and reasonable adjustments 

The department is committed to ensuring our facilities, systems and work practices are accessible. Anyone with a permanent or temporary disability, injury or illness can request reasonable adjustments at all stages of their employment. 


This process may be used to fill both ongoing (permanent) and non-ongoing (temporary) roles. A merit pool may be established to fill future vacancies. 

The department supports flexible working arrangements and staff can apply to work a mix of hours from home and office locations each week. 

How to apply 

Your application must not contain any classified or sensitive information in your resume, cover letter or any other documents. Applications containing classified information may not be considered by the selection panel. 

To support you in applying for this job we have partnered with McMillan Staff Development to provide you with the following two video guides:

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When applying for this role, you will be asked to complete an online application form and upload your current resume.

Your application will be reviewed and if you are longlisted you will be asked to participate in an interview on the Modern Hire interview platform.  

This will then be reviewed and if you are shortlisted we will invite you to attend an interview. 

We want to make sure you have everything you need in order to apply for this position. Accessible application documentation is available in other formats on request. Please contact or 1800 648 942 if you require assistance with your application.

Contact information 

For more information regarding this opportunity, please contact Rebecca Gillett via or call 02 6243 7355. 

Learn more about the department 

The department offers a flexible, diverse, and collaborative workplace. We value everyone bringing their different backgrounds and points of view to work every day. We can give you a challenging and rewarding career with the opportunity to contribute to policy that affects all Australians – and the world. You can find out more about us and the work we do at 

From study support to generous parental leave and flexible work arrangements, your manager will work with you to help you along your career journey and achieve work-life balance. 

The department is committed to a workplace culture that is respectful, inclusive, and diverse, where all employees have a sense of belonging and can bring their authentic selves to work every day. We encourage applications people who identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander, people with disability, culturally and linguistically diverse people and people of the LGBTIQA+ community, including transgender, gender diverse, and intersex people. Please contact our Inclusion team at for a confidential discussion if you identify from any of these diverse backgrounds and would like to discuss this in more detail. Please refer to our Applying for a position information for additional information on how to apply. 

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Applications close: AUS Eastern Standard Time

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