Senior Lawyer/FOI Officer

The Level Crossing Removal Authority (LXRA) was established in 2015 to oversee the largest rail infrastructure project in Victoria’s history, including the elimination of 50 dangerous and congested level crossings across Melbourne by 2022. To date, 26 level crossings have been removed, 14 train stations have been rebuilt, new track has been laid, and three level crossing removals are now in construction. Our vision of ‘Delivering Great Change, Transforming the way Victorians live, work and travel’ is reflected in everything we do at LXRA.

To continue this exciting work, we currently have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Senior Lawyer/FOI Officer to join the dynamic Commercial and Legal team.

Job Details
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Department: Level Crossing Removal Authority
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Legal
Classification: VPSG5
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/001190
Closing Date: 25-Sep-2018
Salary Range: $95,275 - $115,276
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: LX - 001190- Senior Lawyer FOI Officer - VPS 5 - PD.docx (Word, 47KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Krystin Low
(03) 9027 4315

Position Details

  • High-profile rail infrastructure project
  • $95,275 - $115,276 plus superannuation
  • Full time, fixed term VPS 5 opportunity for up to 3 years

An exceptional opportunity exists for a qualified and experienced Senior Lawyer/Freedom of Information (FOI) Officer to be a part of the LXRA project.

Reporting to the Director Legal, you will be responsible for managing and responding to all matters relating to FOI requests from internal and external stakeholders, including LXRA's interactions with the FOI Commissioner. The position will also be responsible for assisting the broader Legal team with legal advice and strategies for the development and delivery of LXRA's projects.

Key to your application will be your in-depth knowledge of the FOI Act, proven experience and technical expertise in FOI law, procedure and Victorian Government FOI policy, and demonstrated practical knowledge of Victorian Government processes. You will also have strong negotiation and effective relationship management skills.

To register you interest in this exciting role, please submit a resume and cover letter outlining your suitability for the position. Please note a separate address of the Key Selection Criteria is NOT required.

For further information about the position please contact Krystin Low, Managing Principal Lawyer on (03) 9027 4315.

To find out more about LXRA please visit our website

Applications close midnight, Tuesday 25 September 2018

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