CLOSING DATE: Monday 26 November 2018 at 11:45PM WST
Senior Compliance Inspector
Who we are
The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development’s (DPIRD) purpose is to create enduring prosperity for all Western Australians. Our department ensures that primary industries and regions are key contributors to the Government’s agenda for economic growth and diversification, job creation, strong communities and better places.
We work collaboratively across government, industry and community to advance three goals: Protect, Grow, Innovate.
For more information about the Department, please visit our website.
We currently have one (1) permanent full time appointment available for immediate filling.
We are looking for someone with a sound knowledge of pastoral livestock production systems and livestock husbandry to take a lead role in our Livestock Compliance Unit Inspectorate activities and enforce relevant legislation.
The successful applicant will have regulatory experience, highly developed communication skills, and a good understanding of the livestock sector. Experience with livestock production in the Kimberley/Pilbara is desirable.
Key responsibilities include:
- Conducting investigations into possible offences under the Animal Welfare Act 2002 (the Act)
- Inspections of livestock establishments and live export consignments to monitor compliance with the Act
- Liaising with stakeholder groups on matters relating to compliance
- Assisting the Department to deliver appropriate animal welfare extension and education material in the Kimberley region and beyond
- Mentoring Livestock Compliance Unit inspectors in other areas to conduct investigations and inspections and
- Assisting the department develop policy around animal welfare compliance in WA
An acceptable National Police Certificate (police clearance), or equivalent, is an essential pre-employment requirement. This police clearance must be obtained prior to employment at applicant’s expense.
Benefits of working for DPIRD: In addition to the salary offered, other benefits include superannuation, leave loading and access to salary packaging arrangements. Our department is a progressive and innovative agency that offers family-friendly flexible working conditions and where personal and professional development is continuously promoted.
Take advantage of this opportunity to work for a department that is committed to achieving a progressive, innovative and profitable agriculture and food sector that benefits Western Australia.
Location: Broome. The town of Broome is a popular tourist destination at the western gateway of the Kimberley region and is located just 2,200km north of Perth. The vibrant landscapes and Cable Beach are just some of Broome’s many attractions. For more information please visit the Tourism WA website.
Further Information: For more details about this position please contact Charlotte McIntyre by phone (08) 9892 8511. Please do not contact Charlotte for a Job Application Package.
To apply for this position, you need to submit:
- a detailed and current resume.
- a covering letter/statement that demonstrates how your skills and experience relate to the work related requirements of this position as outlined in the JDF and in the job specific details in this advert.
Applicants who do not provide the above mentioned documents may not be considered competitive for further assessment. A current police clearance is also a pre requisite for this position.
Please refer to the Job Description Form attached for full position details.
Applicants are required to apply on line by clicking on the “Apply for Job” button at the top/bottom of the screen. Applicants must have a current, valid email address in order to apply online and this email address will be used for communication with applicants. Further information is available in the attached Applicant Information Kit.
If you are having trouble downloading the attachments or lodging your application online, please contact (08) 9368 3338 (during business hours) and quote the Reference number.
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. (Please note: Online lodgement is system generated. Any submissions on or after 11:45pm will not be accepted)
The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development has a four day breach claim period. For more information, please see the Public Sector Commission Website