2020-21 PSL5/6 - Casual Hansard Editor Temporary Employment Register

Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, au
Company: Parliament of Australia
Category: Business and Financial Operations Occupations
Published on 2021-06-12 06:06:11
Digital Recording Services Branch

About the job

Hansard, a section of the Digital Recording Services Branch, is responsible for the production of the transcripts of parliamentary debates and parliamentary committee proceedings.

A temporary employment register has been established to identify people with suitable transcription and editorial skills who are interested in casual employment in Hansard.

Casual work may be offered during periods of peak workload, particularly parliamentary sitting weeks and Senate estimates. Casual work is generally offered between Monday and Friday, and includes night work. Work will be offered on an hourly, part-day or daily basis depending on operational requirements.

Who are we looking for?

We work in a dynamic and fast-paced environment and are looking for people who can deliver under pressure, manage competing priorities and respond quickly and flexibly to change.

You will:

• have excellent attention to detail;

• be proficient in English grammar and usage;

• be reliable, organised, punctual and prepared to work long and irregular hours;

• have an interest in current affairs;

• thrive on deadlines;

• enjoy working in a team environment;

• communicate clearly and concisely;

• exercise professional judgement in a constructive manner, and

• flexibly adapt to new challenges.

A willingness to learn and develop in the workplace is also a must. If this sounds like the opportunity you are looking for, we want to hear from you!

Eligibility and/ or job specific requirements

To be eligible for employment with DPS, applicants must;

• be an Australian Citizen

• satisfy a Nationally Coordinated Criminal History Check

• obtain and maintain a security clearance

• satisfy a pre-employment medical check (if required)

• satisfy other specific role conditions (if required)

DPS welcomes applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, mature age people, people from diverse backgrounds and people with a disability.

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