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Tasmanian Government

HR Officer (515165b)

Department of Health
Human Resources
HR Management

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Position details

Applications close: AEST
Award/Classification:Health and Human Services (Tasmanian State Service) Award/General Stream, Band 4
Salary:$71,912 to $82,898 pro rata, per annum
Employment Type: Full Time
Region: North
Location:Anne O'Byrne Building

Following an announcement by the Tasmanian Government, a Public Health Direction was issued on 10 September 2021 requiring that all Health Workers are vaccinated against COVID-19. This step is critical in protecting both our health workforce and vulnerable Tasmanians in our care.

Applicants for any position within the Department of Health must be prepared to be vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of their employment.

The Role:

  • As a member of the HR team, support the delivery of and communication regarding HR services.

  • Assist in the preparation of documentation including correspondence, reports, Minutes, and briefing notes.

  • Conduct research and analysis, either individually or in conjunction with more senior staff, on a range of human resource issues and assist and provide advice and solutions to support managers and employees on a range of HR issues.

  • Assist in the provision of HR’s internal consultancy and advocacy service to managers and employees, demonstrating and promoting a client-service culture.

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

The Team:

  • Supporting a team of HR ‘generalists’ to enable the Health Services of the Northern Area.  The team supports and advises employees and managers regarding the full range of HR ‘generalist’ services, including; performance, consultation and change, entitlements, recruitment and conflict management.
  • The successful applicant will be supported by experienced colleagues who have developed a strong team culture.

Details of Appointment

Fixed term, full time, day work, position working 76 hours per fortnight, commencing from ASAP for a period of 12 months

*notwithstanding hours may be negotiated with the successful applicant

  • Applicants should note that, for a period of six months from the date of publication, this selection process may be used to fill subsequent or similar full time and part time vacancies.

Salary: $71,912 to $82,898 per annum + 10% superannuation 

  • Salary range is in accordance with Health and Human Services (Tasmanian State Service) Award


Applicants should note the following criteria are desirable:

  • Qualification in a relevant field or equivalent experience

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:

    1. crimes of violence
    2. sex related offences
    3. serious drug offences
    4. crimes involving dishonesty

  2. Identification check

  3. Disciplinary action in previous employment check.

Download the Statement of Duties and any Associated Documents

We encourage you to review the Applicant Guide and Statement of Duties, prior to applying for an overview of the duties, program, selection process and selection criteria.

Applicant Guide

How to Apply

Apply Online.  Please click the blue "Apply now" button on this screen.  This ensures important questions about you are answered. 

You will be prompted to complete a 1-2 page application detailing your experience, skills and knowledge as they relate to the attached Statement of Duties.

Please Note:

  • All attachments must be in Microsoft Word or PDF format.
  • Referee details are submitted as part of the online application so make sure you have the contact details of two referees before applying.

For More Information 

James Bellinger
Human Resource Manager
Phone:  (03) 6777 4597

Important Information

The email account you provide when submitting job applications will be used in correspondence to you.  It is important that this is kept up to date and monitored regularly.

To update your email address (or contact number), log in to and look for “Existing applicant login” where you can update your details

The Department of Health values workforce diversity and recognises the value each person offers which is shaped by their unique characteristics, background, experiences, knowledge, skills, values and perspectives.


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  2. Speak to the Contact Officer if you have any questions.
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