Editor of Debates

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Department: Parliament of Victoria
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Communications, Marketing and Media
Classification: PoV6.1
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/000494
Closing Date: 03-Mar-2024
Salary Range: $130,673 - $152,772
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: PD - Editor 000494 (1) (1).docx (Word, 1.94MB)

Contact: James Scott

Position Details




About the role

We are advertising a rare opportunity to become an Editor for the Victorian Parliamentary Hansard. We are after someone passionate about language to join the team and play a key role in ensuring the accuracy of parliamentary reports in the Hansard.

In this role you will help lead a team of experienced professionals who are passionate about the work they perform and the important part that they play within the parliamentary process. You will also undertake key editorial duties to ensure accuracy and critical deadlines are met, identify opportunities to drive the adoption of new processes and technologies.

About you

Do you possess highly developed editorial, grammatical and comprehension skills? Are you a proven leader who can build strong relationships? If so, we want you to join our team as an Editor at Hansard.

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.

Your health and wellbeing are integral to your success. We have a range of benefits to ensure your physical and mental health are supported, including an annual health and wellbeing calendar with initiatives including flu vaccinations, skin and health checks and optical and eyewear subsidies. As well as discounted health insurance and discounted memberships at over 240 gyms, pools and fitness facilities across Victoria.

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

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 a brief cover letter (1-2 pages) broadly outlining your experience and how it directly relates to the position.

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 recruitment@parliament.vic.gov.au  or on (03) 8682 2842

COVID-19 compliance

Successful candidates will be required to provide evidence for sighting of their COVID-19 vaccination status or medical exemption prior to commencing employment.


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