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Right to Information and Privacy Officer (AO3) RTI and PrivacyQueensland Government
About us As a department our purpose is to help the community to prevent, prepare for, respond to and recover from the impact of fire and emergency events. Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) is the primary provider of fire, rescue and emergency management programs and services throughout Queensland. The department encompasses the Fire and Rescue Service, disaster management services, the Rural Fire Service and the State Emergency Service, and also supports other volunteer groups providing emergency response to Queenslanders.
QFES is one department with many services, many capabilities and many partners. Purpose of the role The Right to Information and Privacy team process Right to Information (RTI) and Information Privacy (IP) applications on behalf of QFES and are responsible for ensuring compliance by QFES with other requirements of the relevant legislation. This includes maintaining the Disclosure Log; Publication Scheme; and Gifts and Benefits Register, as well as the management and processing of court and statutory requirements for the production of documents such as: Notices of Non-Party Disclosure; S.
134A Evidence Act requests; Summonses, Subpoenas. Reporting to the Executive Manager, you will be a key member of the team responsible for the effective coordination and administration of associated requests for information relating to right to information and information privacy legislation within Queensland, including processing access applications and subpoenas, maintenance of case management systems and disclosure log on behalf of QFES. Key requirements Highly desirable requirements Knowledge and understanding of the Right to Information Act 2009 and Information Privacy Act 2009 (the Acts).
Your key accountabilities Your part in the ongoing success of our department, in supporting frontline services will see you responsible for a variety of work, including, but not limited to: Provide a high standard of administrative support, including correspondence preparation, data entry and monitoring of information access applications and subpoenas in client application databases. Provide efficient and effective records management including statistical reporting and maintenance of manuals, data bases and filing systems to ensure information is accurate and accessible as required. Monitor and provide advice concerning administrative processes and systems, and contribute to the ongoing development and modification of office procedures to support continuous improvement.
Order and purchase consumables, including processing of invoices and RTI payments, and reconcile expenditure against monthly finance reports in accordance with financial policies and procedures. Provide information and advice to internal and external clients including members of the public and other officers regarding the services provided by the RTI and Privacy unit. Maintain a high level of confidentiality and ethical behaviour to manage information appropriately and....