Job type: Temporary

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Hays is proud to partner with the Australian Electoral Commission (AEC) in preparation for the next Federal Election. The role will be based at the Out-posted Centre (OPC). The OPC is where election materials are receipted, prepared, processed, stored and dispatched, as well as the location where all ballot papers are counted, and other major activities occur. As a member of the OPC site management team, The Divisional Materials Manager Logistics (DMML) is responsible for managing election materials at the OPC.

The roles will commence on a casual basis, where the work roster will include weekend work and/or period of overtime.

Start Date: Training; 3rd week of December 2021 - Election; Anytime until May 2022

Position Duties

  • Deputy WHS Officer which may include incident reporting, hazard management, WHS site briefings and resolve any WHS concerns or issues
  • Oversee receipt and reconciliation of materials received at the OPC.
  • Supervise packaging and dispatch of materials to Pre-poll Voting Centres (PPVC), mobile teams and static polling places.
  • In liaison with DRO / OPC Project Manager, coordinate and execute return of secure materials from prepoll voting centres
  • Support preparation and dispatch of materials as part of decommissioning of the out-posted centre
  • Liaise with couriers, resolve any discrepancies

What you’ll need to succeed

  • Logistics Management experience
  • have a strong attention to detail,
  • be able to work under pressure to meet tight deadlines,
  • be able to communicate effectively with stakeholders, and
  • have a positive and motivated working attitude

Due to the nature of this role, to be eligible for this position applicants must:
- be an Australian Citizen
- be able to obtain and maintain a Police Check
- be able to sign a Political Neutrality Statement
- be able to provide contact details of two referees, including a current supervisor.

What you need to do now
If you are interested in applying for this position, please click ‘apply now’ to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV. Should you wish to contact our team directly, please contact us via

Following a successful application, you will be required to complete a range of on-boarding requirements to ensure you are “Election Ready”. From here, contact will occur as needed until the election is officially called.

Please note, due to the large number of positions and applications expected for this process, feedback may not be provided to candidates.

The advertised position has a COVID-19 vaccination requirement mandated by Hays’ client for health and safety reasons. As such Hays will need to request proof of vaccination status as part of the recruitment process for this position.

LHS 297508 #2588471

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