ABORIGINAL AFFAIRS DIVISION
The Aboriginal Affairs Division provides high level engagement, advocacy and optimisation services to drive and embed cultural change within the WA Police Force and communities to enhance respect and relationships with Aboriginal people.
- ENGAGE - work together with Aboriginal people and communities to build respect and trust to attain long-term generational change.
- ADVOCATE - ensure that the agency understands and responds to the views and interests of Aboriginal people.
- OPTIMISE - improve outcomes to progress towards the reduction of Aboriginal people in the justice system.
This role undertakes assigned project/s of a straightforward nature, and/or participates in more complex projects, to meet client needs and contribute to the achievement of objectives and strategic business plans.
Please ensure you complete, sign and scan the Integrity Check Consent Form (refer attached) and submit it along with your application (the integrity check consent form is not required for current WA Police Force employees).
Applicants are not required to address the work related requirements at this stage of the selection process.
Applicants are required to submit a Comprehensive Curriculum Vitae (CV). Your CV should provide enough detail (dot points are sufficient) to allow the selection panel to assess your skills and experience relevant to the Key Accountabilities of attached Position Description Form.
Whilst applicants are not required to address the Essential Work Related Requirements of this position as a separate document, it is important that applicants are able to satisfy the ‘context’ requirement in relation to ‘Cultural Awareness’ and ‘Project planning’ within the CV. These particular Essential Work Related Requirements are an integral requirement and will hold considerable weighting when determining whether an applicant is competitive.
The CV must also include the names and contact details of two (2) referees who can comment on the applicant’s ability to satisfy all of the Essential Work Related Requirements.
Please note: For applicants deemed suitable, all Essential Work Related Requirements listed in the Position Description Form will be assessed at some stage during the selection process.
Whilst this selection process will initially be used to fill the above vacancy, it may also be used to fill other similar vacancies throughout the division. In addition to this, should the successful applicant decline or vacate the advertised position, then the panel may select another suitable applicant from this selection process. Both of these options remain valid for a period of twelve (12) months from the initial date of the appointment.
Integrity and criminal checks will be conducted if the recommended applicant for this position is not a current WA Police Force employee. Any relocation costs associated with appointment to this position may be the responsibility of the successful applicant.
SUBSTANTIVE EQUALITY & OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY & HEALTH (OSH) STATEMENT
The WA Police Force is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages Aboriginal Australians, young people, people with a disability, people from culturally diverse backgrounds and women to apply for positions within our agency. The Department also promotes flexible family friendly work practices.
Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) is a vital component within WA Police Force. Safety is a partnership between the employer and their employees and it relies on all of us working together to ensure that everyone is safe in their working environment, which enables them to go home safely. We incorporate safety in every part of our business and it is an integral part of the decision-making process.
FOR FURTHER JOB RELATED INFORMATION
Please contact Ms Corelee Heesemans on telephone number (08) 9222 1406.
SUBMITTING YOUR APPLICATION
Applicants are requested to apply online. To apply online, you must have a valid email address and be ready to attach your comprehensive electronic resume, integrity check form (if required) and any additional attachments as requested in the “APPLICATION PROCESS” section of the advertisement. Please select the “APPLY FOR JOB” button at the top/bottom of this advertisement. Should you encounter any problems lodging your online application please contact Police Staff Selection and Deployment on (08) 6229 5772 during business hours (8am to 4pm, Monday – Friday), prior to the specified closing time.
FAXED, LATE OR PRO-FORMA APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED
Application packages and the Position Description Form are attached below. Should you experience difficulties downloading these documents please contact Police Staff Selection and Deployment on the above mentioned telephone number.