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Tasmanian Government

Project Officer - Employer of Choice Program (005396)

Department of State Growth
Business and Jobs
Jobs Tasmania

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Position details

Applications close: AEST
Award/Classification:Tasmanian State Service Award - General Stream Band 6
Salary:$98,358.00 to $111,379.00 per annum
Employment Type: Fixed-term, flexible, Fixed-term, full-time
Region: To be negotiated

We are a diverse and inclusive workplace that understands the importance of flexibility. Talk to us about what flexibility may look like for you.

Period of Appointment

Appointment to the role is on a fixed term flexible basis (up to 73.5 hours per fortnight) for two (2) years.

The location is to be negotiated at either Hobart, Burnie or Launceston.


  • Taking a solutions based approach to managing projects that support and develop our Employer of Choice (EOC) program. This includes identifying existing programs, connecting and analysing gaps in services available to Tasmanian organisations to build better workplaces.
  • Deliver high quality and innovative EOC events and awards programs that recognise strong workforce development practice and work closely with colleagues to identify innovative ideas, grow participation and establish a regular schedule of events around the state.
  • Work collaboratively with program partners and stakeholders to understand, improve practice and co-design solutions.  Design and implement a business support program to build better workplaces that grow productive workforces and contribute to economic and social progress in Tasmania
  • Promote and facilitate strong workforce development practice and partnerships across industry and government. Increase the number of businesses identifying as EOC with a focus on encouraging and actively assisting small to medium business to participate in the EOC business support program.
  • In line with our client engagement principles build and enhance relationships with varied stakeholders through the EOC program partner group, regional events with regional jobs hubs, and by engaging with Employers of Choice through face to face meetings.
  • Proactively connect businesses and industry, with employer support programs, and manage provision of advice and referrals to ensure better support for more Tasmanian businesses.
  • Uphold our team values and actively contribute to a respectful team environment, work productively with remote team members, and foster a positive workplace culture where we are respectful, share information, listen, relate, and bring people along.

Essential Requirements

As a result of a risk assessment process, the Head of Agency gave consideration to where vaccination is a necessary control to protect the health and safety of workers and the community and therefore it has been determined that prior to appointment to these duties a person is to provide evidence that they are vaccinated against the disease known as COVID-19. This risk assessment determined that all workers in the Department are required to be fully vaccinated or provide an approved exemption. Please refer to the Statement of Duties for further information or call the contact person with any questions. 

Desirable Requirements

A current driver licence

Download the Statement of Duties and Associated Documents

Download File Statement of Duties - Employer of Choice Program.docx

Download File Statement of Duties - Employer of Choice Program.pdf

Download File Advice to applicants.DOCX

Download File Advice to applicants.pdf

For more information

Name: Jessica Jones 
Position: Program Manager, Jobs Tasmania 
Phone:  0436 913 640

How to apply

To apply, please provide a one - two page document outlining your experience skills, and knowledge as they relate to the statement of duties and a copy of your current resume.

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


Complete the following application form and email your application to us at

Download File Application for Employment (Form 201).DOCX

Download File Application for Employment (Form 201).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.