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The Department of Finance, Services and Innovation,Deputy President, Workers Compensation Commission Jobs in Australia



DEPUTY PRESIDENT
Workers Compensation Commission (WCC)
 
The Workers Compensation Commission is seeking applications from suitably qualified persons for appointment as Deputy Presi
dent.
  • Term opportunity for a period up to seven (7) years
  • Sydney CBD based role
  • Remuneration package at $308,440 per annum plus $16,990 conveyance allowance

Deputy Presidents are responsible for the determination of appeals on the decisions of Arbitrators in relation to disputes about workers' compensation entitlements. This is a great opportunity for a legal practitioner to join the Commission and apply their knowledge, skills, qualifications and experience in the resolution of workers compensation disputes, including the determination of appeals. 
 
To be successful in this role you will be a legal practitioner of at least 5 years standing with:
  • Excellent knowledge and experience in NSW workers’ compensation law, including an understanding of the jurisdiction, legislation, practice, procedures and subject matter dealt with by the Commission,
  • Strong ability to employ sound judgment and a structured approach to decision making, combined with demonstrated high-level writing skills,
  • Strong influence, communication, interpersonal and relationship building skills to effectively interact with parties, Commission members and Commission staff,
  • Demonstrated integrity and impartiality/independence; and
  • Ability to operate within an electronic environment, including proficiency in Microsoft Word and Outlook.
 
You will be rewarded with an important role in making sound legal judgments and case law determinations about benefits for injured workers.
 
Learn more – this Information Kit provides a comprehensive overview of the role and a brief about the Commission. If after reviewing the kit you have further questions about the role please contact Judge Greg Keating, WCC President, on 02 8281 6430 or Rod Parsons, WCC Registrar, on 02 8281 6403. Visit Workers Compensation Commission to find out more about our organisation.
 
Closing date.  3 January 2017 (11:59pm)

Where to submit your application:
Complete your online application via www.iworkfor.nsw.gov.au. If you encounter any technical problems, please contact the helpdesk on 1800 562 679. 
 
What we need from you:
Your application should include a short covering letter and an up-to-date resume.
 
Additional Information:
- At WCC we are committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity, Work Health and Safety, Cultural Diversity and Ethical Work Practices and encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds. If you require access to information via a different process, are speech or hearing impaired; or have access requirements that require reasonable adjustment in the application/assessment process, please contact the nominated contact officer to discuss or email careers@srwsd.nsw.gov.au
- At WCC we endeavour to make roles flexible. While this role is advertised as full time we will consider requests to undertake the work flexibly including on a part-time or job share basis.
 
Job Reference.   00004WZV

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