This form may be used to advance an Electorate Officer B to an Electorate Officer C in accordance with the approved office structure for the Senator or Member.
The form is to be completed by the Employer or Authorised Officer.
Under clause 17.7 of the Commonwealth Members of Parliament (Staff) Enterprise Agreement 2020-23, an ongoing electorate employee who reaches the top of the salary range for an Electorate Officer classification may:
(a) after 12 months at that salary point; and
(b) subject to competency assessment undertaken by the employing Member,
be moved to the next Electorate Officer classification. However, at any time, only one employee of an employing Member can be at the next Electorate Officer classification as a result of the process undertaken under this clause.
Competency assessment is applied from the date Ministerial and Parliamentary Services receives the form. It cannot be back-dated.
Prior to completing this form, if you have any questions about whether an employee can be competency assessed within an approved office structure for the Senator or Member, contact MOPS Support via email@example.com.
a. Ability to convey information and ideas
b. Ability to receive and understand information and ideas.
c. Ability to facilitate group discussions.
d. Ability to represent the Parliamentarian.
a. Ability to provide advice and assistance to constituents on more complex issues.
b. Ability to make representations on behalf of the Parliamentarian to local community organisations and interest groups.
c. Ability to deal effectively with senior officials in government departments/organisations.
d. Ability to ensure Parliamentarian's policies and objectives are promoted and communicated effectively.
e. Ability to inform the Parliamentarian of issues arising from contact constituents, community organisations and interest groups.
a. Ability to research matters raised by constituents, community organisations and interest groups and advise the Parliamentarian of trends within the electorate.
b. Ability to monitor and inform the Parliamentarian of the impact of policy/legislation of government at all levels.
c. Ability to research projects allocated by the Parliamentarian.
d. Ability to research and draft material for speeches, press releases and parliamentary questions.
a. Ability to organise own work.
b. Ability to actively participate in identifying and meeting any personal development needs.
c. Ability to be open to, and act constructively on, personal feedback.
d. Ability to implement project or resource plans and to apply resources to achieve required results.
e. Ability to monitor, evaluate and report on resource usage.
a. Ability to implement principles of equity and non-discrimination in all aspects of work.
b. Ability to apply occupational health and safety laws, policies and practices.
c. Ability to communicate Parliamentarian's objectives and ensure standards are understood.
d. Ability to develop and maintain a cooperative work group.
e. Ability to provide feedback on performance.
f. Ability to develop staff competencies.
a. Ability to identify opportunities for change and assess the impact of change.
b. Ability to explain reasons for change and associated implications.
c. Ability to assist with implementation of change, and to assist others in adapting to change.
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