This procedure describes the responsibilities of DETE employees who hold concurrent employment in either the public or private sector which may give rise to a real or apparent conflict of interest.
DETE is committed to being a professional public service agency working as an integrated service and where the actions and behaviour of its employees foster public trust and confidence in the Queensland Public Service.
This procedure describes the obligations of DETE employees to declare other employment which is concurrent with their role as a public service officer.
A logical and reasonable approach should be adopted, for example, employees engaged under the following circumstances would not generally be required to provide notification:
However employees engaged under the following circumstances would be required to provide notification:
An employee who is aggrieved by the department’s determination made under this procedure may request a review of the determination in accordance with the Public Service Commission -
Managing Employee Complaints - Directive 8/10 and the department’s
Managing Employee Complaints procedure.
Managers, Principals or Directors:
The step by step process for this procedure is listed by role under Responsibilities.
Conflict of Interest
A conflict of interest involves conflict between a person’s role as a public service employee and their private interests.
A manager, director or principal who has the delegated authority to determine management decisions.
Means additional paid employment (either full time, part-time or casual basis) performed by a public service employee, including absences on approved leave in the:
Other employment does not include the ownership and investment in shares in a publicly listed company or investments in rental properties or similar activities.
For further information, please contact:
Ethical Standards UnitPhone: (07) 3006 4073
Uncontrolled copy. Refer to the Department of Education Policy and Procedure Register to ensure you have the most current version of this document.
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