|Manager Shark Response Unit
|PSGOGA 2014, Level 7, $115,725 - $124,033 pa
|| Permanent - Full Time
||2017-01-31 12:00 PM
The Department of Fisheries manages Western Australia’s fish, marine and the freshwater fisheries and the habitats on which they depend. We aspire to be recognised and respected by the WA community for our leadership in fisheries and aquatic resource management. The Department’s purpose is to deliver sustainable management and development of the State’s fisheries and aquatic resources by being responsive, resilient and results-focused.
There is currently one (1) Level 7 Manager Shark Response Unit position available for filling on a permanent full-time basis.
Should the successful applicant decline or vacate the advertised vacancy, then the next most suitable applicant may also be selected from this process. This option remains valid for a period of six (6) months from the end of the review period.
Are you looking for an interesting, challenging and rewarding role in a progressive and encouraging workplace?
The role of the Manager Shark Response Unit includes; coordinating the Department of Fisheries planning and response to shark sightings and incidents, managing and coordinating the Department’s Shark Response Unit, leading the development of policies and strategies and representing the Department at key functions. The Manager will also work with other agencies to improve warning notifications, systems and responses and be responsible for engaging with the community, media and external stakeholders in relation to recommendations on specific shark hazard mitigation programs.
The Fremantle Fisheries branch is located near the iconic Fremantle Port 19km South West of Perth. Just a stone throw from the café strip and main CBD area you will never be in a hurry to head home after work, as some of Western Australia’s finest restaurants, cafes, bars and pubs are in close proximity and not to mention the famous Fremantle Markets. With excellent public transport facilities you can safely travel home on either the train or bus.
In addition to the competitive salary our employees enjoy a range of benefits which may include (in line with operational requirements):
- 9.5% employer contributed superannuation into a fund of your choice.
- Access to salary packaging arrangements (Region/Position Specific)
- Professional development opportunities.
- Flexible working arrangements.
- Flexible leave arrangements.
- Other professional and location based allowances.
WORK RELATED REQUIREMENTS
Please read the attached Job Description Form (JDF) for more information about the work related requirements of this position.
HOW TO APPLY
Applicants are required to submit a comprehensive CV and address in no more than five (5) pages their suitability against all Work Related Requirements outlined in the Job Description Form.
Please note that during the selection process, applicants will be assessed against ALL of the work related requirements contained in the JDF.
Lodging Your Application:
Applicants are requested to lodge their applications on line. When you are ready to lodge your application, please check to ensure that you have:
- Completed the Application Form
- Prepared your application as stated in the ‘Application Information Pack’
- Saved your documents in MS Word (.doc files only) or PDF format
- Attached your Application Form and any other required documents as individual attachments
Please refer to the Applicant Information Pack and Job Description Form for full position details as these documents will assist you with the preparation of your application.
Please ensure you have plenty of time to submit your application to allow for unanticipated problems, as late and proforma applications will not be accepted.
FURTHER JOB RELATED INFORMATION
For further information about the position, please contact Tony Cappelluti on (08) 9432 8000 (not to be contacted for Applicant Information Packs or assistance with lodging your application).
If you are experiencing difficulties downloading an Applicant Information Pack or require lodgement assistance, please contact the Human Resources Officer on (08) 9482 7343.
CLOSING DATE: TUESDAY 31 JANUARY at 12.00 pm (midday)