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92-2021 - APS4-APS6 Recruitment and Talent Officers; and APS5-APS6 Project Officer, People and Organisational Strategy Branch, Chief Operating Officer Division

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Human Resources (HR)

Treasury is seeking experienced project Recruitment and Talent officers to join our Recruitment and Secondments team.
The Recruitment and Secondments team in the People and Organisation Strategy Branch works with stakeholders to provide end-to end recruitment attraction, sourcing, selection and retention strategies to meet their business needs and help build and sustain a diverse / adaptable workforce, both now and into the future. We aim to attract a solid talent pipeline that is skilled, agile and easily accessed so we can assist business areas deliver the government’s and Treasury’s priorities and outcomes.

Due to an increase in recruitment service provision multiple opportunities exist. 

Project Recruitment Officer (APS5-6)

In these roles you will play a key role in assisting to develop and implement large scale recruitment projects such as entry level recruitment (graduates and career starters) and bulk recruitment processes for both specialist and generalist roles.  Your key responsibilities will include:

  • creating project plans to identify and deliver on recruitment activities and milestones
  • provision of advice to managers and employees on key project recruitment matters such as assessment methodologies, advertising and sourcing strategies, annual recruitment plan, procuring of external service provision and actioning outcomes eg. offer letters and merit pool management
  • implementing candidate care approaches to ensure applicants are supported
  • identification of process improvements and approaches to improve efficiency; and
  • assisting to create and implement an effective employee value proposition to attract talent.

Recruitment and Talent Officers (APS4-6)

In these roles you will assist with day to day recruitment and talent services and provide advice and guidance to managers and staff on merit based recruitment attraction, selection and onboarding processes including:

  • sourcing strategies that enable targeted and diverse talent attraction and candidate matching to business requirements
    advertising, selection process review and outcome notification
  • issuing employment offers including facilitating secondment opportunities
    actioning commencement paperwork
  • managing recruitment processes in PageUp, the department’s online recruitment system; and
  • contributing to recruitment strategies, policies and continuous improvement of processes, systems and procedures

Desirable Skills and Experience

To be suitable for these positions you will:

  • have knowledge of, or experience in, human resource management functions in particular recruitment
  • be flexible and have energy and determination to succeed in a fast paced, high volume work area
    possess strong team and customer service orientation
  • experience in Page Up or similar recruitment system is highly desirable, as is advanced project planning/Excel skills
    be highly organised and have strong attention to detail.

Qualifications and experience

Ideally, for APS Level 4 roles you will have up to 12 months experience, 2-4 years experience for APS5 roles and at least 5 years relevant work experience for APS Level 6 roles.

Candidates with formal HR qualifications or accreditation are strongly encouraged to apply. 

Contact:  Kylie Tregea Phone (02) 6263 3295

About The Treasury

The Treasury is a respected and influential central economic agency. We provide advice and analysis to the Australian Government on a broad range of economic, fiscal, structural, financial and tax policy issues. We also monitor global economic conditions to make sure Australia is well placed to respond to emerging trends.  Treasury provides some of the best opportunities in the public service and offers a challenging and rewarding career with the opportunity to contribute substantially to Government policy that affects all Australians. The Treasury’s staff are drawn from many professions representing diversity in experience and skills. We seek passionate staff who will work collaboratively to deliver the ideas and advice that will help Australia meet the challenges of the coming years.
People and Organisational Strategy Branch

People and Organisational Strategy Branch reports to the Chief Operating Officer and supports the Treasury to deliver on its purpose and strategic direction by shaping a highly capable, productive and effective working environment. This includes developing and advising on human resource policies, organisational planning and strategies. The People and Organisational Strategy Branch includes functions of Performance and Wellbeing, Talent Attraction and Sourcing, Capability, Employee Frameworks and Organisational Strategy.


Employees of the Treasury are required to be Australian citizens and must hold a current security clearance or successfully complete a clearance prior to commencement.

How to apply

Please refer to the Position Description for further information about this opportunity and how to apply.

Download the selection criteria

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Applications close: AUS Eastern Standard Time

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