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Investigations/RTI Specialists

Salary: $60-$70 per hour Location: Ref: OM/0596
Description: Osborne Richardson are delighted to be able to work with a large number of fantastic Local Councils, right across Australia, to assist them with their short and long-term workforce planning. This role is no exception.

Our client, at Fraser Coast Regional Council, has asked us to source a gun Investigations/RTI Specialist to join their existing team in Hervey Bay. With a 3 month position confirmed, and an extensions thereafter extremely likely, this role is likely to disappear very quickly.

In this role, you will perform a wide and diverse investigative role, including the following key duties:
• Conduct objective, fair, thorough, unbiased and timely investigations including interviewing, critical analysis, planning and apply relevant legislation or policy.
• Apply relevant investigation methods and techniques to facilitate a thorough investigation process.
• Identify areas of concern within work areas and provide recommendations on continuous improvement strategies and procedures and monitor implementation of the recommendations.
• Contribute to the development and continuous improvement of Council’s investigations framework.
• Maintain Councils complaint register
• Process applications under the Right to Information and Information Privacy Act in accordance with legislative requirements
• Complete annual legislative reporting
• Ensure website and disclosure log are compliant to legislative requirements

With all the straightforward stuff out of the way, we move onto how you can secure this opportunity, all for yourself. We will only bring the best candidates to the Council and we, of course, want that to be you!! In order to qualify yourself, please review the following key skills and experience closely:
1. Tertiary qualifications (AQF Level 7 or above) or experience in conducting workplace investigations and deciding right to information applications will be essential
2. Post graduate qualifications (AQF Level 8 or above) in a related discipline, is highly desirable
3. Demonstrated experience conducting workplace investigations including well developed interviewing, critical analysis, report writing, planning and application of relevant legislation or policy. Proven ability to undertake a transparent, thorough and investigation process.
4. Demonstrated experience completing right to information and information privacy applications
5. Working knowledge of relevant legislation including but not limited to, the Local Government Act 2009, Public Interest Disclosure Act 2013, Industrial Relations Act 2016, Anti-Discrimination Act 1991, Crime and Corruption Act 2001, Right To Information Act 2009 and the Information Privacy Act 2009.
6. Demonstrated communication and interpersonal skills, including the ability to provide professional advice, reports and documentation to a variety of stakeholders and the ability to sensitively negotiate on behalf of Council.

We are always happy to chat about any aspect of a role, so please feel free to get in touch with Owen Millar on 0414 706 605 or at Owen@oraus.com.au.

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