- Landmark statutory appointment
- Independent, high-profile Judicial Role
- Canberra Location
The Speaker of the ACT Legislative Assembly invites applications for the position of ACT Integrity Commissioner. The Commissioner is an independent statutory officer of the ACT Legislative Assembly with the power to investigate and prevent corrupt conduct and foster public confidence in the Assembly and the ACT public sector. To complement investigative, referral and prevention functions, the Commissioner’s office also delivers anti-corruption advisory, education and training services. The Commissioner provides strategic direction and leadership support to the Commission’s chief executive; counsel assisting; and staff responsible for investigation and education.
This is a part-time role with a seven-year term of appointment. Extensive knowledge of and experience in criminal investigation or criminal adjudication; law enforcement or the conduct of investigations; or public administration, governance or government is mandatory. Exceptional leadership, communication, representational, interpersonal and analytical skills are fundamental requirements. In addition, the appointee must have been a Supreme or Federal Court judge; a justice of the High Court; or a lawyer for at least 10 years. Remuneration and other entitlements for the position are determined by the ACT Remuneration Tribunal.
The ACT Integrity Commission Act 2018 specifies certain prohibitions to appointment. These are set out in comprehensive position information available from [email protected]. Potential candidates MUST request this information by email before applying. Further enquiries may be directed to Moiya Ford on 0418 633 352.
Applications close on Friday 19 February 2021.