Project Support Officer – Government Statutory Agency, ACT (The position has been filled)
Australia, Australian Capital Territory
  • Short-term Contract with Government Agency based in Canberra
  • Be Part of a Team Tailoring Guidance Material
  • Great opportunity to Gain Experience within a Regulatory Government Body



Our client is an Australian government statutory authority based in Canberra. It applies scientific expertise to evaluate and register all pesticides and veterinary medicines, support Australian agricultural and livestock industries and protect the health and safety of people, animals, the environment and Australia’s overseas trade.



Our client is developing guidance material for their top 20 common application types, similar to that of a decision tree. Having established a process to determine the information requirements, they require a Project Support Officer at the APS 6 level with excellent writing skills to assist.

The successful candidate will work with another member of the team to draft content for the subject matter experts to fine tune and approve released content.

The role is to commence as soon as possible and will be based in Canberra.



We are looking for candidates who have excellent writing kills and the ability to manage their time well. You will work with other professionals and as such you must be a good team player and have strong liaison skills.

Knowledge of the science and the regulatory requirements enforced by this agency would be extremely beneficial but not a must.

Other requirements for this role include:

  • Tertiary qualifications in a relevant field.
  • Some experience in scientific or technical writing would be well regarded
  • Ability to make workload decisions, work with various stakeholders and meet own deadlines
  • Highly developed planning and organisational skills, ability to work as part of a team and autonomously as needed
  • Excellent computer skills and a good eye for detail
  • A high level of written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills that can be applied to the preparation of a range of written documents
  • Work rights in Australia but you are NOT required to be a citizen. You must also be willing to undergo a police check.
  • Must be available to commence employment with reasonable notice and work full-time hours Monday to Friday for two to three months.



To have a confidential discussion about this role, please call Helen on 03 9516 0100 or 1-800-077-860 Toll Free during office hours.  After hours please call 0438 620 434. To apply, please click the “Apply Now” button below and send your resume with a covering letter addressing the above criteria to CS Executive Group.



We would like to thank you for taking the time to apply for this role. Unfortunately, due to the large volume of applications we receive daily, we cannot contact all candidates.  Please note, however, if you are not successful on this occasion, your resume will remain on our database and you will be contacted for other roles.