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Tasmanian Government

Priority Populations Officer (522096)

Department of Health and Human Services
Public Health Services
PHS - Health Improvement

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Position details

Award/Classification:Band 6 Range 1 Lvl 1
Employment Type: Multiple FTE - F/T & P/Tpos, Part Time
Region: Statewide


$88718 to $100674 pro rata, per annum.


General Stream Band 6


Health and Human Services (Tasmanian State Service) Award

Period of employment / Hours:

Fixed term part-time day work (60.8 hours per fortnight) commencing ASAP for a period of 12 months


Public Health Services -Healthy Communities - Hobart


The Department of Health and Human Services is seeking a Priority Populations Officer to join the Healthy Communities team. 

This position will have a specific focus on progressing the implementation in Tasmania of the Cultural Respect Framework for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders.  The applicant will need to demonstrate a strong understanding of the issues facing Aboriginal people and an ability to work effectively and respectfully with the Aboriginal community and other key stakeholders.

Note : - Please refer to the Statement of Duties for all the selection criteria of this position to address in your application.

Essential Requirements:

The Head of the State Service has determined that the person nominated for this job is to satisfy a pre‑employment check before taking up the appointment, on promotion or transfer. The following checks are to be conducted: 

  • 1.  Conviction checks in the following areas:
    • a)  crimes of violence
    • b)  sex related offences
    • c)  serious drug offences
    • d)  crimes involving dishonesty
  • 2.  Identification check
  • 3.  Disciplinary action in previous employment check.

Download the Statement of Duties and any Associated Documents

Statement of Duties (PDF) : Download File 522096 Priority Populations Officer Band 6 (June 2016) HAHSA.pdf

Statement of Duties (Word) : Download File 522096 Priority Populations Officer Band 6 (June 2016) HAHSA.docx

APPLICANT GUIDE:  DHHS Applicant Guide - Jobs Website .pdf

For more information (Contact Officer) :

Name: Narelle Smith


Phone: (03) 6166 0693


How to apply: 

Online applications are preferred - please click the blue 'Apply Now' button. 

If you apply online: - Please do not send a hard copy application as well. - You do not need to upload an Application for Employment form.

- OR -

Complete the following application form and post your application to us at:

Recruitment Services - Human Resources  

Department of Health and Human Services

GPO Box 125


Application for Employment (Word).docx

Application for Employment (PDF).pdf

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  1. Review the Statement of Duties and consider if you meet the requirements.
  2. Speak to the Contact Officer if you have any questions.
  3. Submit your application including any additional documents as specified in each individual job vacancy notice.