GIPA Officer (Records) - Government

Job details

Location: Parramatta
Salary: 44.26
Job Type: Contract
Reference: 108396
Posted: 7 months ago

Job description

GIPA Officer (Grade 8) - Government contract role

  • $44.26ph + super
  • ASAP start
  • Initial contract through to 16th February 2024 with view to extend
  • Parramatta location
  • Full time, Monday to Friday

The GIPA Officer is responsible for provision of technical advice and effective access to information under the Government and Public Access Act (GIPA) and associated legislation, reporting to the Senior Information Officer.

Duties include but not limited to:

  • Attend to formal applications from members of the community and other stakeholders for documentation held in Council records
  • Maintain appropriate records of all applications received and prepare correspondence as required under the Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009
  • Attend to requests from the Public Officer for the retrieval of files, records and other documentation including photocopying where required, associated with subpoenas serviced upon Council
  • Respond to enquiries and investigations arising out of privacy referrals and statutory review requirements
  • Enhance community confidence in Council services through the provision of effective access to information under the Government Information and Public Access Act (GIPA) and associated legislation

Required skills and experience:

  • Knowledge of various acts that relate to the management and provision of information in local government including Privacy & Personal Information Protect Act 1998, Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009, Copyright Act 1968 and Environmental Planning & Assessment Act NSW 1979
  • Experience in using software systems such as TRIM, Microsoft and other systems
  • Experience in processing access to information applications and in particular the retrieval of files, inspecting and investigating of files
  • High level of customer service and ability to meet tight deadlines
  • High levels of attention to detail, proven ability to positively and proactively manage multi task priorities within a Team
  • Sound administration skills and experience in an office environment

If this sounds like you, please send a copy of your updated resume to Brooke Dover at



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