Appendix 2- Staffing

The Clerk of the Senate is appointed by the President of the Senate under subsection 58(1) of the Parliamentary Service Act 1999. Staff of the department are engaged under section 22 of the Parliamentary Service Act.

The figures in this appendix include staff on long-term paid leave, but exclude staff on leave without pay or on temporary movements out of the department at 30 June 2009.

Also excluded are those non-ongoing staff employed on a casual or sessional basis who did not work on 30 June 2009, the last working day of the 2008–09 year.

Staff numbers, by classification and gender, 30 June 2009

Classification Male Female Total
Clerk of the Senate 1 1
Deputy Clerk of the Senate (SES Band 2) 1 1
Clerks Assistant and Usher of the Black Rod (SES Band 1) 3 2 5
Parliamentary Executive Level 2 (PE 2) 12 13 25
Parliamentary Executive Level 1 (PE 1) 13 9 22
Parliamentary Service Level 6 (APS 6) 9 31 40
Parliamentary Service Level 5 (APS 5) 3 1 4
Parliamentary Service Level 4 (APS 4) 9 21 30
Parliamentary Service Level 3 (APS 3) 9 21 30
Parliamentary Service Level 1/2 (APS 1/2) 6 5 11
Total 65 104 169

SES = Senior Executive Service

Staff numbers, by classification and employment category, 30 June 2009

Classification Ongoing Non-ongoing Total
Clerk of the Senate 1 1
SES Band 2 1 1
SES Band 1 5 5
PE 2 23 2 25
PE 1 20 2 22
APS 6 32 8 40
APS 5 4 4
APS 4 27 3 30
APS 3 22 8 30
APS 1/2 9 2 11
Total 144 25 169

Staff numbers, by classification and participation, 30 June 2009

Classification Full-time Part-time Total
Clerk of the Senate 1 1
SES Band 2 1 1
SES Band 1 5 5
PE 2 25 25
PE 1 15 7 22
APS 6 30 10 40
APS 5 4 4
APS 4 25 5 30
APS 3 26 4 30
APS 1/2 11 11
Total 143 26 169

Full-time equivalent staffing levels (staff years), 2007–08 and 2008–09

Program 2007–08 2008–09
Clerk’s Office 4 4
Table Office 17 17
Procedure Office 32 34
Committee Office 53 62
Black Rod’s Office 46 46
Total 152 163

Diversity profile at 30 June, 2007–08 and 2008–09

Equal employment opportunity (EEO) staff category 2007–08 2008–09
Male 71 65
Female 102 104
EEO details not provided 2 1
English not first language spoken 3 4
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
With a disability

Classifications and salary scales, 30 June 2009

Classification Salary scale ($)
Clerk of the Senate 336,080
SES Band 2 176,559–185,851
SES Band 1 145,683–153,003
PE 2 110,284–117,920
PE 1 88,655–99,305
APS 6 73,355–80,467
APS 5 65,123–69,158
APS 4 58,292–62,613
APS 3 51,976–56,149
APS 1/2 40,686–50,928

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