2019/ 2020 PSL5/6 - Casual Hansard Editor Temporary Employment Register
Duties Hansard, a section of the Parliamentary Recording and Reporting Branch, is responsible for the production of the transcripts of parliamentary debates and parliamentary committee proceedings. A temporary employment register has been established to identify people with suitable transcription and editorial skills who are interested in casual employment in Hansard. Casual work may be offered during periods of peak workload, particularly parliamentary sitting weeks and Senate estimates.
Casual work is generally offered between Monday and Friday, and includes night work. Work will be offered on an hourly, part-day or daily basis depending on operational requirements. Who are we looking for? We work in a dynamic and fast-paced environment and are looking for people who can deliver under pressure, manage competing priorities and respond quickly and flexibly to change.
You will: â€¢have excellent attention to detail; â€¢be proficient in English grammar and usage; â€¢be reliable, organised, punctual and prepared to work long and irregular hours; â€¢have an interest in current affairs; â€¢thrive on deadlines; â€¢be someone who enjoys working in a team environment; â€¢be able to communicate clearly and concisely; â€¢have the ability to exercise professional judgement in a constructive manner, and â€¢be able to flexibly adapt to new challenges. A willingness to learn and develop in the workplace is also a must. If this sounds like the opportunity you are looking for, we want to hear from you Eligibility â€¢Casual non-ongoing (temporary) employment opportunities will be offered on a short-term, irregular/ intermittent basis for up to 18 months.
â€¢Casual non-ongoing (temporary) employment offered through this process cannot be extended beyond the initial 18-month period. â€¢There is no guarantee that an offer of employment will be made whilst your application remains on the register. Notes Non-ongoing opportunity will be offered for an irregular/intermittent term As this is a Temporary Employment Register applicants may be offered employment for up to 18 months.