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COVID-19 Response Team – Temporary Opportunities


COVID-19 Response Team – Temporary Opportunities Healthcare & Medical

$82,506 - $101,743 Australia

COVID-19 Response Team – Temporary Opportunities
Full-time Temporary

Closes: 31 December 2021

Classification: Administrative Services Officer Class 5/6
Salary: $82,506 – $101,743 plus superannuation
Position No: COVID-19 Response Team – Temporary Opportunities
Directorate: ACT Health
Advertised (Gazettal date): 18 August 2021
Contact Officer: AHDJobs@act.gov.au on

On 19 March 2020, a public health emergency was declared in the ACT due to the public health risks posed by coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), caused by the novel coronavirus SARS-COV-2. A COVID-19 Response Team has been created to deliver the public health response over a longer term.

The COVID-19 Response Team is seeking Administration Officers to assist with the COVID-19 public health response. Temporary staff are required to assist with effective management and processing of exemption requests which relate to the Public Health Emergency Directions and other tasks as required to assist the Public Health Emergency Coordination Centre (PHECC) and the broader ACT Health Directorate. Applicants should have customer service experience, excellent verbal communication skills, experience with using databases, and be flexible and adaptable to a rapidly changing work environment.

The ACT Public Service supports workforce diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive workplace. As part of this commitment, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people with disability, culturally diverse people and those who identify as LGBTIQ are encouraged to apply.


  • These are temporary positions available immediately initially for a period of 8 weeks and up to 6 months.
  • Applications are open to ACT residents only who are currently not under any travel restrictions and have not been in a close or casual contact site.
  • The successful applicants will be required to work a rotating roster arrangement of 10 hour shifts on 4 days on, 4 days off basis. Shifts will be 0700-1700 or 1200-2200 on a rotating basis so applicants should be available between these times.
  • Selection may be based on application and referee reports only. An order of merit will be established from this process and may be used to fill future identical vacancies over the next 12 months.

How to Apply: If you are interested in applying for these positions, you can apply via email to AHDJobs@act.gov.au with a written statement of no more than one page addressing the Professional/Technical Skills and Knowledge and Behavioural Capabilities of the position description, your curriculum vitae and contact details for two referees, one being your current supervisor. To assist with onboarding, please also include with your application (if available) a copy of your Working with Vulnerable People (WWVP) check, current security clearance or National Police Check (dated within the past 6 months).

Please include in your email subject line if you are applying for the ASO5 Exemption Officer or the ASO6 Exemption Officer Team Leader positions.