CLOSING DATE: Monday 1 April 2019 at 11:45PM WST
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.
Our values are critical in creating a healthy and dynamic culture that helps each and all of us to make our best contribution, to develop a workplace where we feel excited about our work and where other people will increasingly want to join our team. We value relationships, we are resilient, we are responsive and we focus on results.
For more information about the Department, please visit our website.
About the People and Culture directorate
Following the amalgamation of the Department in 2017, a major organisational design program is being undertaken. The Department’s People and Culture Directorate has recently implemented its new organisational structure. A unique opportunity now exists with a range of vacancies currently available and this is a genuine opportunity to advance your career in a human resources environment. The People and Culture directorate consists of five (5) key branches:
- Remuneration Services
- HR Systems and Business Improvement
- Business Partnering
- Workforce Advisory Services
- Organisational Development
This opportunity is one of fourteen (14) processes currently advertised.
A permanent full time appointment is available for an immediate start.
Working as a key member of the Workforce Advisory Services Team and reporting to the Manager Workforce Advisory Services, this role facilitates continuous improvement of the Department’s occupational safety and health (OSH) framework and systems and facilitates occupational safety and health and injury/illness management technical advice and support to management and employees. The role is also responsible for the development and implementation of risk plans and hazard-based strategies, playing a key role in promoting the need for, and benefits of a safe and healthy working environment.
Please refer to the Job Description Form attached for full position details.
The Department may consider suitable applicants for appointment to similar future vacancies that arise over the next 6 months.
How to Apply
Applicants are required to submit
- A current comprehensive CV, including details of two (2) referees; and
- A covering letter/statement that demonstrates how your skills, knowledge and experience relate to the following Work Related Requirements, as detailed on the Job Description Form in no more than two (2) pages:
- Demonstrated applied knowledge of the Occupational Safety and Health Act 1984 and Workers’ Compensation and Injury Management Act 1981. This includes but is not restricted to experience in developing and communicating strategies and procedures and conducting workplace risk assessments.
- Demonstrated experience to provide authoritative, professional and strategic OSH advice to senior and line management and other key stakeholders in a complex environment, ensuring a strong client outcome focus.
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.
Further Job Related Information
Please email Nick Verkerk, General Manager and Executive Director, Beilby Recruitment.
If you are having trouble downloading the attachments or lodging your application online, please contact (08) 6552 1943 (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