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Freedom of Information Officer
We have an exciting permanent opportunity to work with our Freedom of Information team within in our legal services unit

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Department: Victorian Building Authority
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Legal
Classification: VPSG4
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/610324
Closing Date: 26-Jun-2024
Salary Range: $92,332 - $104,762
Job Duration: N/A
File Attachment: working at the vba.pdf
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Contact: Peter Mees
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Position Details

Position overview

The FOI Officer is responsible for administering the VBA's Freedom of Information (FOI) function and ensuring the VBA meets legislative obligations. Reporting directly to the Managing Legal Counsel - Legislative Functions, Advice & Commercial, this role leverages a sound understanding of FOI principles and process, keen attention to detail and excellent time management skills to prioritise and consistently deliver in a high-volume, deadline driven environment.


What we are looking for:

  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Strong record keeping and time management skills.
  • Well-developed verbal, written and interpersonal skills.
  • Well-developed analytical, conceptual and problem-solving skills.
  • Experience working with the Freedom of Information Act is highly desirable.


VBA Commitment

The Victorian Building Authority embraces a diverse and inclusive culture who work together for the benefit of all Victorians. Our recruitment is best practice and free from bias, we recruit based on merit and equity regardless of age, disability, religion, gender, sexual orientation or cultural background.

We have an amazing employee engagement program, remote working setup, health and well-being and learning and development programs to ensure our people are fit for work and inspired to be the best they can. We are always looking for talented new people to join us with a broad range of skills and experience who are curious, keen to learn and enjoy serving the community they live in, so if this sounds like a place you'd like to work and you think you have what it takes, we‘d love to hear from you and encourage you to apply now!


What you can expect:

  • A supportive team
  • Flexible work arrangements with a hybrid, work from home and office model


How to Apply:

We require you to upload:

  • A detailed copy of your resume
  • A cover letter briefly outlining your relevant experience and what attracted you to the role  

Please note:

  • Only electronic applications submitted via will be accepted.

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