The Specialist Adviser is responsible for the provision of advice to the Human Rights Commissioner on sexual orientation, gender identity and intersex rights issues both in a domestic and international context. The Specialist Adviser will also work collaboratively with the Senior Policy Executive – Human Rights and Strategy and team managers, as well as with other Commission teams and advisers in the development and delivery of key Commission priorities.

This is an ongoing vacancy. The successful applicant will be employed as an APS Level 6 ($78,520-89,730pa plus 15.4% super) or Executive Level 1 ($98,216-109,817pa plus 15.4% super) depending on skills and experience.

Please complete an Application cover sheet  ApplicationCoverSheet.docx along with a resume and letter that outlines your specific interest in the position and for working with the Commission. The information you provide will assist us to determine whether your skills, knowledge and experience are the right fit for the position, so be accurate, succinct and show a clear connection with the selection criteria for the role. There is no longer a requirement to address each selection criterion separately.

To be eligible for ongoing employment at the Australian Human Rights Commission applicants must be Australian citizens.

Applications should be emailed to by 5.00pm Friday 15 February 2019.

APS Level 6 / Executive Level 1

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For further information please contact John Howell on (02) 9284 9600.

Closing Date

Friday, February 15, 2019 - 5:00pm