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Posted: Thursday, 29 September 2016, 12:21 AM



Assistant Clerk Committees, Legislative Council

The Parliament of Victoria is a key component of the governance of Victoria and the Legislative Council has contributed over 160 years of democracy for the people of Victoria. Led by the Presiding Officers and the Parliamentary Executive Group, the Parliamentary Departments’ shared vision is to ensure consistent delivery of apolitical, professional and innovative services to support the work of the Victorian Parliament.

This is an exciting opportunity for a suitably experienced and qualified person to join the Legislative Council’s senior management team in the role of Assistant Clerk Committees.

In addition to working in the Chamber and providing procedural advice to support the sittings of the Legislative Council, this position supervises the Council’s Committee system, the Joint Investigatory Committees administered by the Legislative Council and any other standing or select committee established by the Council. A key focus for you will be the provision of strategic advice on procedural and other committee related matters to the President and Committee Chairs. Leading by example, you will place a high priority on maintaining a high performance team culture.

To succeed in this role you will demonstrate excellent communication and interpersonal skills, proven managerial experience and the ability to give impartial advice, often in a pressurised environment. You will also need to demonstrate substantial knowledge and understanding of Legislative Council Standing Orders, Parliamentary Committees Act 2003 and parliamentary law, practice and procedures.

Salary: Grade 6.2, $124,032
Term of appointment: Full-time, ongoing
Applications close: Friday 16 September 2016
Further information: Anne Sargent, Deputy Clerk on 03 9651 8671 or

Re-employment restrictions may apply to recipients of VPS voluntary departure packages.

To view the position description, please click on the attachment above.

To submit an application which must address the key selection criteria listed in the position description and include a resume and covering lette

• Location: Melbourne

• Post ID: 18642310 australia is an interactive computer service that enables access by multiple users and should not be treated as the publisher or speaker of any information provided by another information content provider. © 2017