Legal Aid NSW
Senior Advisory Officer - InfoLink, PoliceLink - Communications & Security Command, Parramatta - NSW Police Force-000087H3
• Clerk Grade 7/8
• Ongoing Full-Time
The NSW Police Force (NSWPF) is one of the largest police forces in the western world, with more than 20,000 employees, including more than 4,000 administrative employees who support the sworn officers that provide a range of law and order services 24 hours a day, seven days a week to the socially, geographically and culturally diverse community of NSW.
Our commitment to Diversity
The NSW Police Force is a proud employer of a diverse range of people.
We are committed to reflecting the diverse community we serve and creating an inclusive and respectful workplace for all employees. Differences are embraced, contributions are valued, and everyone has a sense of connection and belonging.
We welcome people with diverse skills, experiences, perspectives and backgrounds and encourage applications from Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander peoples, and individuals who may identify as LGBTIQ, with disability, a culturally and linguistically diverse background, and people of all ages.
If you identify as a person with disability and require further information on the role or you require specific arrangements to participate in the recruitment process, please contact the person listed above or email [email protected]
If you identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander and would like assistance with your application, please contact the NSWPF Aboriginal Employment & Engagement team at [email protected]
About the role
We have an opportunity for aSenior Advisory Officer to be part of our PoliceLink team. The Senior Advisory Officer provides advice in complex matters and coordinates objections and legal proceedings to ensure appropriate decision making regarding the release of NSWPF information. The role also makes recommendations in relation to policy, procedures and opportunities to enhance capability across the organisation and improve compliance with information access legislation.
- Obtain and maintain the requisite security clearance for this role.
- An essential requirement for the role is to have knowledge of subpoenas, the Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009 (NSW), and other information access legislation. Please demonstrate how you meet this requirement.
- An essential requirement for the role is to have experience in analysing, interpreting, and applying legislation and case law. Please demonstrate how you meet this requirement.
For more information on this role (e.g. key accountabilities, key challenges and capabilities required for the role),to view the role description.
What we can offer you
At NSWPF our people have access to a range of benefits that help balance life at work and at home. Some of the benefits available when you join the NSWPF include:
• competitive salary;
• flexible work options;
• opportunity to purchase leave;
• annual leave loading;
• corporate wellbeing programs including seminars and the Fitness Passport;
• free annual influenza vaccination;
• salary packaging options via superannuation contributions or a novated vehicle lease;
• convenient location for public transport and to shops etc; and
• in-house gym facilities.
How to Apply
Applications can only be submitted electronically via the I Work for NSW website.
To be considered for this role, attach a cover letter (2 pages maximum) and an up-to-date resume that clearly details your skills & experience as relevant to this role.
You must also address each of the following Target Questions (300 word limit per question) in the text boxes provided in the online application or attach as a separate document.
Target Question 1:
Describe your experience in providing advice, guidance and training to others regarding compliance with legislative requirements in the context of requests for information.
Target Question 2:
Provide an example where you have had to resolve a complex issue and influence others to accept your recommendations.
Your application must stand on its own merits, and the completeness and relevance of your application will determine if you proceed through to the selection process.
Please do not attach copies of qualifications, certificates or documentation (other than what has been requested) - you can bring these if called for interview.
To be eligible to apply for this role, you must meet one of the following statuses:
• an Australian Citizen;
• a permanent resident of Australia; or
• a New Zealand citizen.
Part of our assessment process may include online and/or telephone capability testing therefore you may be contacted to participate.
Prior to commencement, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a rigorous National Police (criminal history) Check and obtain and maintain a Security Clearance as determined by the NSW Police Force.
This recruitment may be used to create a Talent Pool for similar future roles (ongoing or temporary) that may arise over the next 12 months.
For more information on applying for roles with the NSW Police Force
Thank you for your interest in this role. We look forward to receiving your application.
Sydney Region-Sydney - Greater West
Number of Positions
1Total Remuneration Package:$119,028. Package includes salary ($97,443 - $107,864), employer's contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading.ContactNeslihan Batur-(02) 8835 7807
Administration and clerical
NSW Police Force
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