Director Legislative Review

Location: Brisbane
Job Type: Contract/Temp
Reference: 3281

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services

One QFES. Many Services, Many Capabilities, Many Partners


Temporary Full-time

Tenure Period:

12 months with possibility of extension

Possibility of Extension:





$4,953.30 - $5,434.20 per fortnight


Strategy & Corporate Services



Work Unit:

Legislative Review Team



Closing Date:

Midnight Friday 17 August 2018

Reference No:


Current QFES and IGEM employees and volunteers must apply via their internal careers site

About Us

As a department our purpose is to help the community to prevent, prepare for, respond to and recover from the impact of fire and emergency events.

Comprising the Fire and Rescue Service, the Rural Fire Service and the State Emergency Service, QFES also supports other volunteer groups providing emergency response to Queenslanders.

QFES is one department with many services, many capabilities and many partners.

Purpose of the Role

The Director, Legislative Review will lead a significant project to review QFES legislation and deliver on legislative reforms.

Key Requirements

There are no mandatory requirements for this role.

Your Key Accountabilities

Your part in the ongoing success of our department, in supporting frontline services will see you responsible for a variety of work, including, but not limited to:

  • Provide high level leadership and management ensuring effective and high quality policy and legislative development.
  • Lead projects to develop effective legislative policy options and provide strategic and expert advice on policy and legislative issues.
  • Develop and maintain productive partnerships with a range of stakeholders to ensure successful negotiation on strategic policy and legislative proposals.
  • Represent the department at a senior level as required, including at interdepartmental and intergovernmental meetings and associated management committees
  • Manage human, financial and physical resources, ensuring a culture of client service and performance management.


To determine your suitability for the role, you will be assessed on the following leadership and management behavioural competencies Queensland Public Service Workforce Capability Success Profile that link to the “key accountabilities” for this role:

Workforce Capability Success Profile Category – Program Manager

Performance through Vision

  • Demonstrates broad perspective
  • Navigates ambiguity and politics
  • Leads change
  • Delivers by working across boundaries
  • Champions innovative ideas and solutions

Performance through Results

  • Manages group performance
  • Manages internal and external relationships
  • Build group capability
  • Inspires individual and team commitment in the pursuit of results

Performance through Accountability

  • Models professional and ethical behaviour
  • Displays courage in the provision of advice
  • Applies business acumen
  • Commits to personal development

Once you join us we will want you to exemplify the QFES shared values:

  • Respect
  • Integrity
  • Trust
  • Courage
  • Loyalty

Want more information?

Please contact Adam Stevenson, Executive Director, Executive, Ministerial and Corporate Services on phone 07 3635 2588 or email

You can also visit our website to find out more about our organisation.

How to apply

Please refer to the QFES Public Service Application Guide for information on how to apply for this role.