Please note that we have amended this register for the period of the COVID-19 emergency response to enable former TSS Band 6 and Band 7 employees who have retired to apply. This will provide opportunities for agencies, as required to utilise a greater range of retired employees, at short notice, to assist in the COVID-19 response. Please note that after the COVID-19 response, the register will go back to its original form and any applicant who doesn’t meet the criteria will be removed.About the Register The Tasmanian State Service (TSS) recognises the value in retaining access to the specialist skills, knowledge and experience of former senior executive officers and senior employees.The aim of the Register is to provide the TSS with a register of highly skilled and knowledgeable former senior executive officers and senior managers (Band 8 and above) who have retired, and who can return to the TSS to undertake short term specialist assignments. The register helps people in making a decision about retirement as this register provides a smooth process to retirement by enabling a connection to the workplace.Appointment from the register is on a fixed-term basis limited to short-term assignments up to a maximum of six months. Assignments offered may be on a flexible work arrangement varying from casual to full-time.Salary and ConditionsApplicants offered an appointment through the Register will be engaged as an employee under section 34 of the State Service Act 2000 and will be remunerated at an agreed level determined appropriate by the employing agency.All appointments will be consistent with the salary and conditions contained within the relevant award.The maximum salary payable under the Register is Tasmanian State Service Award (TSSA) Band 8, or equivalent. This is the maximum salary as people are coming back to work on specific assignments with no management responsibilities and not to undertake Senior Executive duties.Eligibility Requirements To be eligible for a place on the Register applicants must meet the following criteria: Have retired from the TSS; andHave previously worked in the TSS as a senior manager or as an officer (Band 8 and above and excludes acting arrangements less 12 months) or Have previously working in the TSS as a Band 6 and Band 7 employees (applicable for the period of the COVID-19 emergency response); Note: Applicants who are currently employed in the TSS may submit an application to join the Register within three months of their last intended date of employment. However, such applicants will not be eligible for selection from the Register until they have ceased employment; and4. Be able to demonstrate capabilities at a senior level (Band 8 and above) in the Tasmanian State Service, to undertake specialist assignments which may include but is not limited to: Policy advice;Project management;Governance and risk;Government relations;Reviews, investigations and evaluations of organisational matters;Stakeholder management; and/orMentoring and leadership. Download the Applicant Guide Application Guide.DOCX Application Guide.pdfHow to ApplyPlease submit your application online by clicking the blue Apply Now button. You will need to complete an online application form and attach: a current Resume/CV; andNomination of two referees who can comment on your TSS experience. Applications submitted by email will not be accepted.For more informationState Service Management Officejobs@dpac.tas.gov.au
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