FOI & Privacy Support Officer

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FOI and Privacy Support Officer

  • Develop your career as a Freedom of Information (FOI) & Privacy Support Officer within a council environment
  • Full-time permanent with flexible hours
  • Salary from $71,343.48 plus super and RDO

We are Wyndham, one of Australia’s fastest growing and most diverse cities.

Our people are hard at work designing the precincts, building the infrastructure, developing the policies and delivering the programs that will ensure the City is prepared to welcome over 200,000 new residents by 2040.

Shape new possibilities. Be part of something more.

A bit about the role
The position will support the Team Leader – Freedom of Information & Privacy in a dynamic and fast paced role. Some of your responsibilities will include, interpreting the Freedom of Information 1982 (Vic) (FOI Act) and Privacy and Data Protection Act 2014 (PDP Act) and assisting in responding to requests for access to information and privacy queries and complaints.


What you’ll deliver

  • Support in locating documents and responding to FOI and Privacy requests, in accordance with the legislative requirements and operational standards.
  • Draft responses to requests, and the ability to interpret and apply the FOI Act and the PDP Act.
  • Assist with the management of FOI and Privacy requests, subpoenas and witness summons.
  • Support Council’s functions under the Health Records Act 2001.

What you’ll bring

Be part of something more
Take a look at our job opportunities and you may be surprised at what you discover: a future-focused culture, a sense of purpose and possibility, and real opportunities to strengthen our diverse community. It all adds up to make Wyndham City a great place to belong. 

Our people are our most valued asset. We are focused on building a culture that empowers every person to do their best work. Flexibility is built right into our DNA and we are committed to cultivating an inclusive workplace that celebrates a diverse workforce. Ask us how this role can be worked.

So, are you ready to shape new possibilities?

What’s next?
If you think this role might be for you, we want to hear from you. Please apply by following the links and sending us a cover letter and your resume. We do not require any selection criteria to be addressed.

To find out more about the role, please contact Uma Khurana, Team Leader – FOI & Privacy on  03 9394 6852.

Applications will be accepted until 11:59pm on 05 October 2022.

To enable compliance with State Government requirements as contained in the current Chief Health Officer COVID19 mandatory vaccination directions; you will be required to provide your COVID19 vaccination information prior to commencing employment with Council.


We are a proud inclusive employer. We encourage people from all walks of life to apply for our job opportunities. Our commitment is to provide diverse, safe and inclusive environments where everyone can grow and succeed.

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