Senior Parliamentary Officer

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Department: Parliament of Victoria
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Administration / Secretarial
Classification: PoV4
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/280624
Closing Date: 14-Jul-2024
Salary Range: $92,332 - $104,762
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: 000407B - Senior Parliamentary Officer.pdf (PDF, 122KB)

Contact: Liam Moran

Position Details

Senior Parliamentary Officer, Procedure Office
Department of Legislative Assembly

  • Ongoing, full-time opportunity
  • PoV Grade 4, $92,332 - $104,762

About the role

We are offering an exciting ongoing opportunity as Senior Parliamentary Officer in the Procedure Office. The Procedure Office provides support to the Chamber and senior officers within the Department and is the principal office responsible for answering inquiries from the Department's customers. Your key responsibilities will be providing expert procedural advice and assistance to members and customers, analysing and checking bills, leading the writing and updating of the Legislative Assembly Practice Manual, and reviewing and publishing House documents. You will also undertake small procedural research tasks, coordinate procedural training of Office staff, provide support to the Clerk and manage projects within the Procedure Office, including the involvement of other Office staff.

About you

To succeed in the role, you will be able to manage competing complex tasks in a high-pressure environment. You will have well-developed interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to supervise staff to ensure timelines are met. You will have a sound understanding of the operations and practices of the Legislative Assembly of Victoria, including relevant legislation, practices and standing orders. Your written communication skills will be a strength, together with your capacity to undertake research and write succinctly and in an appropriate style.

Why join us?

We offer flexible work, come to the iconic heritage listed Parliament House building or our adjacent modern offices and collaborate with the team one day, work from home the next. 

We understand that your health and wellbeing are integral to your success and have a range of benefits to ensure your physical and mental health are supported. These include access to health and wellbeing initiatives.  

Your professional development is important to us. That's why we have a dedicated learning and development framework, along with development programs and targeted in-house training to support your professional growth.   

When you excel at your work and initiate innovative solutions or go above and beyond to demonstrate our values, you will be recognised for your efforts through our reward and recognition program. 

For more information about a career with us, visit our website. 

How to Apply

Using the "Apply Now" button, please include your resume and brief cover letter (1-2 pages) broadly outlining your experience in line with the Key Selection Criteria contained within the position description.

The process from here  

Shortlisted candidates will be invited to an interview conducted by a selection panel. This interview may take place in our offices located in the Melbourne CBD or online. 


If you require assistance or adjustments to fully participate in the application or interview process for this role, please contact our Recruitment Team via email  or on (03) 8682 2842 

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