Parliamentary Manager and Policy Advisor

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Office of Senator Steele-John, Canberra Office

Closing Date

Sunday, December,05 2021 - 12:00 am

Jordon Steele-John is a Greens Senator for Western Australia. As a disabled person and Australia’s youngest Senator, Jordon’s office is built on the principle that it is our responsibility to boldly represent our community in Federal Parliament and enable the community to take political action to create positive, progressive change.  

As a team, we value authenticity, community, resilience, fun, and being bold. These values drive our work as we achieve political outcomes for people and our planet. 

We're looking for a Parliamentary Manager and Policy Advisor to join our Canberra Office, based in Parliament House. In this role, you would be responsible for managing the Senator’s Parliamentary agenda and the Parliament Office. You would work alongside organisations and community members, providing advice to the Senator across his portfolios of Health and Mental Health, Disability Rights and Services (including the Disability Royal Commission), Youth, and Peace, Nuclear Disarmament, and Veterans Affairs.

The position is covered under the Members of Parliament (Staff) Act 1984, and employment conditions are outlined in the Commonwealth Members of Parliament Staff Collective Agreement 2020 - 2023. Relocation assistance is available. 

  • Conditions: Electorate Officer B ($73,377 - $79,251, dependent on experience) plus an additional electorate staff allowance of up to $6,147 for reasonable additional hours of work and official travel undertaken outside of business hours. 
  • Superannuation: 15.4%.
  • Workload: 1.0 FTE, ongoing position.
  • Start Date: 17th January 2022.
  • Probation Period: Three months.
  • Location: Canberra, with occasional interstate travel.

Please see the attached PDF for a detailed role description and selection criteria.

To apply, please email your resume, a covering letter addressing the selection criteria, and the details of two referees to Sophie Greer at sophie.greer@aph.gov.au. Please submit your resume and covering letter in the same file, saved as a PDF. Please name the file “Your Name - Parliamentary Manager and Policy Advisor” Applications should be received by 9 pm WST on Saturday 4th December 2021

If you have any questions before submitting an application please contact Sophie Greer at Sophie.Greer@aph.gov.au or (08) 6245 3310.