Department Of Police, Fire And Emergency Management
Public Information Officer - COVID-19 Coordination Centre
Base salary: $89,600 (band 5) per annum, plus superannuation.
Department of Police, Fire and Emergency Management
The Tasmanian Government’s COVID-19 Public Information Unit (PIU) needs a new Public Information Officer.
The PIU is part of the COVID-19 Coordination Centre and works alongside policy, planning, operation and health experts, all focused on Tasmania’s pandemic response.
The Unit coordinates the distribution of consistent, timely and accessible information from across government to the Tasmanian community.
The Public Information Officer will work across all aspects of the unit’s work, including channels such as the coronavirus website, social media,
print and electronic publications and behavioural and information campaigns.
They will develop and implement public information strategies, including liaison with service providers such as printers, photographers, translation and creative agencies, and also assist with web publishing and copywriting.
As the pandemic response is a whole-of-government effort, PIU team members collaborate with officers across all Tasmanian Government agencies and liaise with key community stakeholders to help information reach all corners of Tasmania.
This role will suit a well-organised multi-tasker who wants to join a passionate team that is driven to deliver the best possible results for the community.
The role includes being part of an on-call roster, and is fixed-term to 31 December 2022.
Find out more by visiting www.jobstas.gov.au and contacting PIU Manager Warwick Brennan on 0438 042 610.
Statement of Duties and Associated Documents
004470, T04731 Public Information Officer - SOD.DOCX
004470, T04731 Public Information Officer - SOD.pdf
Short Form Application Guidelines for Applicants Final.DOCX
Short Form Application Guidelines for Applicants Final.pdf
How to Apply
Applicants are required to submit a 1-2 page statement outlining their suitability for the role.
Online applications will only be accepted, please click the blue Apply now button to apply. If you experience any technical difficulties please contact (03) 6173 2136.
Applications close 23 January 2022.
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