Wednesday , April 17 2024

Gold Coast Council Jobs – Right to Information Officer

Website Gold Coast Council

Job Description:

The City of Gold Coast Right to Information (RTI) Unit provide a customer focused service for members of the public seeking information in relation to Council matters. The RTI team assists the public to attain access to information held by the City and processes over 200 applications under the Right to Information Act and Information Privacy Act per year, sourcing information across Council’s diverse functions. This position operates under the direction from the Right to Information Decision Maker.

Job Responsibilities:

  • You will have experience in a local government administration role or have worked within a Right to Information/Information Provision related function.
  • You will hold a sound understanding of the Right to Information Act 2009 (Qld.) and the Information Privacy Act 2009 (Qld.).
  • You will understand and be able to apply your knowledge of Local Government operations, services and information holdings when responding to enquiries and processing applications.
  • You will have good reading comprehension skills with the ability to research issues, interpret and analyse information and provide recommendations to the Decision Maker.
  • You will be able to demonstrate experience using enterprise ICT systems such as SAP, Objective (or other EDRMS) and Microsoft 365 products.
  • You will work well within a team environment and have demonstrable experience in coordinating multiple tasks.

Job Requirements:

  • Work within the Right to Information and Information Privacy legislative frameworks to support the processing of applications end-to-end and provide recommendations on information released to the Decision Maker.
  • Provide research and support for administering Right to Information Act and Information Privacy Act applications.
  • Be able to consult with a diverse range of stakeholders from all directorates, other government agencies and the general public, relating to Right to Information and Information Privacy applications and enquires.
  • Provide advice about Right to Information and Information Privacy issues as required

Job Details:

Company: Gold Coast Council

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia

Application Deadline: N/A

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