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Australian Taxation Office
Position Level: 
APS Level 5
$76,778 - $81,394
Box Hill - VIC; Dandenong - VIC; Melbourne - VIC; Moonee Ponds - VIC
Job type: 
Closing date: 
19 September 2019
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We are seeking law professionals to join an elite team of tax law specialists.

As a Law Interpretation Officer in our Law Design and Practice business area, you will play an active role in the ATO planning, co-ordinating and delivering detailed, complex, technical or sensitive law interpretation projects that impact on strategic and operational outcomes for the ATO.

You will have a detailed knowledge of relevant tax laws and policies. You will liaise with a range of internal and external stakeholders and provide technical, professional, policy and legal advice in relation to complex law interpretation problems.



Non-ongoing opportunity will be offered for a specified term

This recruitment process is being used to fill both ongoing and non-ongoing positions. Non-ongoing positions may be offered for up to 18 months.

Non-ongoing vacancies have the potential to become ongoing. These non-ongoing positions may become ongoing within the next 12 months. Should a position become ongoing then the merit pool established through this selection process may be used to fill the vacancy.

The filling of this vacancy is intended to constitute an affirmative measure under section 8(1) of the 'Racial Discrimination Act 1975'. This vacancy is only available to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people.

RecruitAbility applies to this vacancy. Under the RecruitAbility scheme you will be invited to participate in further assessment activity for the vacancy if you choose to apply under the scheme; declare you have a disability; and meet the minimum requirements for the job. For more information see: http://www.apsc.gov.au/priorities/disability/recruitability.

About Australian Taxation Office 

We’re building a leading tax and superannuation administration known for contemporary service, expertise and integrity. Our work makes a real difference to the lives of Australians and contributes to their economic and social wellbeing.

Our people are committed, innovative, client-focused and collaborative. We are an inclusive workplace. We celebrate and champion diversity to reflect the community we serve.

We are a flexible employer and are open to discussing employment arrangements that suit you best at this time.

You may be required to undergo integrity checks during the course of your engagement with the ATO.

Find out more information about us on our careers page at www.ato.gov.au/careers.