Director Integrity Policy
Contact Officer: Kerren Crosthwaite
Contact number: (02) 6202 3948
11:30pm on 28/02/2018
EL2: 125,057 - 140,590
The RecruitAbility scheme applies
to all Commission vacancies.
The Commission is committed to providing an
inclusive and diverse workplace where all our
employees are valued. We appreciate the
Do you thrive on challenges, creative thinking, and
experiences, skills and perspectives of all
driving change? The Commission is a forward
individuals and harness a collaborative
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diverse backgrounds and cultures to apply so we
the capabilities of our staff through learning and
can better represent the community that we
development initiatives, and by enabling
serve. The Commission is a flexible workplace that
innovative thinking. You will build relationships
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with our diverse stakeholders and be exposed to
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challenges facing the APS. We will help advance
increase our representation of Indigenous
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environments and set the foundations for your
increasing accessibility, utilising affirmative
future objectives. The Commission’s recruitment
measures and the RecruitAbility scheme.
process is streamlined and utilises a mixture of
contemporary assessment methods to allow you
to put your best foot forward.
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the Commission, you must be an Australian Citizen
or in limited circumstances in the process of
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A police check is a mandatory
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Director Integrity Policy
The Integrity team is responsible for policy development and advice concerning the APS integrity
framework and for advising on the APS Values and Code of Conduct. The Ethics Advisory Service
provides a telephone and email advice line to APS employees seeking guidance on how to apply the
APS Values and on ethical decision-making.
This role represents a ‘once in a career’ opportunity for a person passionate about public service to
influence integrity and ethics in the APS.
In this role you will:
Manage a small team to develop, innovate and communicate policy about ethics and
integrity in the Australian Public Service.
Engage effectively and sensitively with a wide range of stakeholders including senior
executives, APS employees, other APS agencies, academics and members of the public.
Be responsible for the delivery of the APSC’s Ethics Advisory Service.
Support the Commissioner in the exercise of his functions under the Public Service Act in
relation to integrity and Code of Conduct complaints against Agency Heads and statutory
As a Director in the APSC, you will be responsible for managing a team, and will form an important
part of the Commission’s leadership team.
Demonstrated ability to lead and develop people.
Ability to drive change in a sensitive policy environment.
The APS is in an accelerated period of change and reform, and it is arguably more important
than ever that the government and citizens can continue to trust the public service. You will
need to be able to navigate and respond to complex questions of policy in topics such as
corruption, integrity and conduct.
Significant experience in matters related to public sector employment – for example in
integrity, conduct or employment law
Demonstrated high level of judgement and analytical skills when dealing with sensitive
Exemplary personal and professional integrity.
In this role you will routinely handle highly sensitive information and situations.
Ability to represent the APSC in public forums and to communicate clearly with a variety of
stakeholders and clients.
Relevant qualifications in law or public administration would be desirable. Experience in
conducting workplace investigations or complex administrative decision-making would also
How to Apply
To apply for this position, you will need to complete an application form through the APSC E-recruit
system, which includes:
a one page statement describing how your skills and experience mean you are best
suited the role.
your current CV limited to three pages maximum
your personal details including the details of at least two referees, one of which must be your
current supervisor (or most recent supervisor).
Your one page statement is a chance to tell us why you are the right person for the job. We want to
know why you want to work at the APSC, why you are interested in the role, what you can offer us,
and how your skills, knowledge, experience and qualifications are applicable to the role.
Try not to duplicate information that can already be found in your resume, but please be sure to
highlight any specific examples or achievements that will demonstrate your ability to perform the role,
and address the essential skills and attributes required.
How do I opt into the RecruitAbility scheme?
You will be asked to indicate if you wish to opt into the RecruitAbility scheme in the Diversity section
of the application form. You must tick the ‘opt in’
box in order to participate in the scheme.
Details about the RecruitAbility scheme can be found on the Australian Public Service Commission’s
Information supplied for this selection process will be used for selection purposes only and can be
used for a period of 12 months from advertising. Files will be stored through the online recruitment
system and accessed by the human resource team, hiring managers and selection panel members.
For reporting purposes application information may be kept for a period of longer than 12 months
after the completion of the selection process.
If you are having difficulty in using the online application process, or need to discuss reasonable
adjustments required in order to participate in an interview or other forms of assessment, please
prior to the closing date.