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Principal Assessment Officer

Published on 6 May 2019

Applications close 9:00am, Tuesday 21 May 2019.

$90,984 - $96,434 (ASO6)
Contract appointment up to 3 years

Playing a key leadership role in the Office for Public Integrity, the Principal Assessment Officer assists the Manager Assessments and Director OPI to support the Commissioner in preserving integrity in South Australian public administration.

Providing leadership and supervision to Assessment Officers, the Principal Assessment Officer is responsible for allocating assessments, conducting urgent and complex assessments and overseeing the assessment and referral of complaints and reports to ensure proper consideration and consistency, including determining referrals under the Police Complaints and Discipline Act 2016 and by consulting with SA Police.

Strategically focussed, the Principal Assessment Officer runs, analyses and interprets reports to recommend and implement strategies to assess emerging issues and improve the performance of the Office for Public Integrity.

Offering flexible working arrangements, the Independent Commissioner Against Corruption is committed to gender, cultural and linguistic diversity, and encourages applicants from all backgrounds.

Special conditions

To be successful in the role you must be able to demonstrate:

  • Tertiary qualifications in law
  • Proven experience in dealing with the public, specifically through interviewing, interpreting and assessing information received
  • The ability to lead and manage a team, motivate and engage employees and assist with managing performance in order to deliver service excellence

Applicants may be required to undergo psychometric profiling. 

Shortlisted applicants will be required to complete a statutory declaration verifying their statement of claims.

Any offer of employment will be subject to a satisfactory security and integrity assessment and evidence of unrestricted Australian work rights.

How to apply

Applications must be submitted via email before the closing date and include:

  • A letter of application no more than three pages, with a minimum 10 point font, demonstrating how you meet the essential selection criteria set out in the job and person specification (personal qualities can be addressed as one criterion).
  • A resume outlining your relevant experience and aptitude for the position.
  • A completed employment declaration.

Applications and queries to:

Sharon Wass
Corporate Services Officer
(08) 8207 1912