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WorkCover Tasmania Board - Members

WorkCover Tasmania Board - Members

The Government of Tasmania is seeking expressions of interest in appointment as a member of the WorkCover Tasmania Board pursuant to the Workers Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1988.

The WorkCover Tasmania Board works with employers, workers, licensed and self-insurers, doctors and others to reduce work related injury and illness in Tasmania, and aid the early return to work of injured workers.

Expressions of interest are sought from persons who are eligible for appointment in the following categories:

  • a medical practitioner or a registered nurse
  • an Australian lawyer
  • a person with extensive experience in the workers compensation insurance industry
  • a person with expertise in the evidence base related to management of work-related injuries and who advocates for, or has experience in respect of, the interests of injured workers and
  • a person with expertise in the evidence base related to management of work-related injuries and who advocates for, or has experience in respect of, the interests of employers.

Appointment is by the Governor-in-Council for a period not exceeding 3 years. Members receive remuneration of $28,982 per annum.

The Tasmanian Government is committed to increasing women’s participation on government boards and committees and openly encourages expressions of interest from eligible women for appointment to the Board.

Interested and would like more information?

Visit the WorkCover Tasmania Board for more information.

For information about the application process, please contact Mr David Sealy on (03) 6165 4938 or by email to david.sealy@justice.tas.gov.au.

For enquiries regarding the Workers Compensation Scheme and Board functions, please contact Mr Mark Cocker, Chief Executive, WorkSafe Tasmania on (03) 6166 4736.

Applications

Applicants need to address the selection criteria in the WorkCover Tasmanian Board information package (docx, 1.3 MB).

Send your application marked ‘Personal and Confidential’

by email to: applications@justice.tas.gov.au or

Recruitment Officer
Department of Justice
GPO Box 825
HOBART TAS 7001

by close of business on Friday 17 November 2017.

Applications will be acknowledged when received.

Legal Member - Parole Board

Legal Member - Parole Board

The Government of Tasmania is seeking expressions of interest from suitably qualified persons for appointment as a Legal Member of the Parole Board pursuant to section 62(2)(a) of the Corrections Act 1997.  It is intended to appoint one person for a term of up to 3 years.

Applications for the position are invited from any person who is an Australia lawyer of at least 7 years’ standing as an Australian legal practitioner and has never been suspended from practice or been disbarred.

Applications

Applicants need to address the Key Points in the Information Package - Member Parole Board (pdf, 155.9 KB).

The Department prefers email lodgement of applications. The email address for lodgement of applications is applications@justice.tas.gov.au.

Applications submitted electronically will be acknowledged by email upon submission. It is not necessary to send a hard copy of your application if you have submitted it electronically.

Hard copy applications may be forwarded to:
Human Resources
GPO Box 825
Hobart Tasmania 7001

Please ensure that your application is received by Friday 24 November 2017.

Chairperson - Resource Management & Planning Appeal Tribunal

Chairperson – Resource Management and Planning Appeal Tribunal

The Government of Tasmania is seeking expressions of interest from experienced legal practitioners who wish to be considered for appointment as Chairperson of RMPAT.  The position will be based in Hobart but intrastate travel will be required.  The position is available, with an Acting Chairperson currently appointed.

To be eligible for appointment a candidate must be an Australian lawyer within the meaning of the Legal Profession Act 2007 of not less than 5 years' standing as an Australian legal practitioner.

Appointment is by the Governor-in-Council for a period of 5 years. The Chairperson receives remuneration of $301,072 per year.

Contact

Mr Jarrod Bryan
Registrar
Department of Justice
Jarrod.Bryan@justice.tas.gov.au
Tel: 03 6165 6794

Applications

Responses must contain a curriculum vitae and the names of two (2) professional and confidential referees. Applicants should refer to the selection criteria published in the Information Package (pdf, 248.3 KB) when completing their expression of interest. Assessments will be made against these criteria as a minimum. Expressions of Interest should be marked “PERSONAL & CONFIDENTIAL” and sent electronically to applications@justice.tas.gov.au; or

Human Resources
Recruitment and Establishment
GPO Box 825
HOBART TAS 7001

Applications must be received by close of business FRIDAY 1 DECEMBER 2017.

All applications will be acknowledged when received.