Department of Communities and Justice
Corrective Services NSW
- Media Liaison Officer
- Clerk Grade 9/10
- Ongoing Full Time role
- Media & Communications Unit Corrections Strategy & Policy
- Location: Henry Deane Building, Sydney
Corrective Services NSW (CSNSW) delivers professional correctional services and programs to reduce the risk of re-offending and enhance public safety. It serves a key function of the NSW criminal justice system by providing effective, safe and humane management of offenders both in custody and in the community. CSNSW also works in partnership with other government and community agencies to ensure that offenders and their families are supported.
About the role
As one of a small team, you would respond to media queries and generally work to encourage positive and informed coverage of CSNSW in the media, including social media.
Primary Purpose of the role:The role of Media Liaison Officer is to independently manage stakeholders and complex and sensitive media and communications for and on behalf of CSNSW.
- A current drivers licence and preparedness to drive a vehicle in the course of performing the role.
- Preparedness to be on call 24/7 for at least one week in three.
- Preparedness to travel for up to a few days a month.
Appointments are subject to reference checks. Some roles may also require the following checks/ clearances:
- National Criminal History Record Check in accordance with the Disability Inclusion Act 2014
- Working with Children Check clearance in accordance with the Child Protection (Working with Children) Act 2012
When applying you will need to:
1. Attach a resume (maximum 4 pages) and a cover letter (maximum 2 pages) outlining how you meet the requirements and capabilities of this role as specified in the role description.
2. Ensure your profile is updated with current referees. You are required to provide e-mail addresses for two nominated referees, one of which must be a current or recent supervisor (within the last 12 months).
Job Notes:Part of the assessment process may include additional online capability testing, skills testing or work samples in accordance with the new Government Sector Employment Act 2013.Assignment to this role is subject to Criminal Records Check, Assessments & Medicals.
Closing Date: 29 March 2020
A talent poolmay be created to fill future temporary and/or ongoing vacancieswithin OSASO and is valid for a period of up to 18 months.
The Department of Justice is committed to building a workplace that values and supports diversity and inclusion. We actively promote the employment of women, people with a disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, LGBTI and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.
The Department encourages applications from people with a disability and will provide reasonable adjustments in our recruitment process and in the workplace. If you need an adjustment in the recruitment process, please call or email the contact person listed, and also advise us of your preferred method of communication.