As part of our strategy to increase the diversity of our workforce, Aboriginal Australian people are strongly encouraged to apply for this job and applications will be primarily considered in accordance with Section 51 of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984.
Currently there is one temporary full-time position available until January 2020 with the possibility of an extension or permanency. Part-time or job share arrangements will be considered.
Other suitable applicants will be placed in a recruitment pool. This pool will run for a period of twelve (12) months and may be used to fill other similar fixed term and permanent full-time and part-time vacancies.
*Please note - Being appointed to the pool does not guarantee you placement in a position.
Reporting to the Manager Workforce Services, this role will lead and provide a comprehensive consultancy industrial relations service, including the provision of advice and coaching of managers on complex industrial relations matters.
You will also contribute towards the research and development of policies, procedures and related resources, participate in and/or lead industrial negotiations and represent the Department in proceedings before the Western Australian Industrial Relations Commission.
- Demonstrate significant experience in written and verbal communication, interpersonal and negotiation skills, including representation before employment related Tribunals / Commissions.
- Substantial experience in the provision of industrial relations consultancy services.
- Highly developed conceptual and critical thinking skills, with the ability to thoroughly research and analyse issues and ideas, develop practical solutions to problems and provide strategic industrial relations advice to senior management.
- Demonstrated experience applying legislation relevant to industrial relations and human resource management in an organisational context.
- Demonstrated experience in leading and managing complex industrial relations related projects.
Possession of or progression towards a relevant tertiary qualification.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION
We encourage you to contact A/Manager Workforce Services, Helen Redmond for additional information about the job by telephone on (08) 9395 9906 or by email firstname.lastname@example.org
All applications are to be submitted online. Simply select 'Apply for Job', located at either the top or bottom of this screen and follow the instructions.
To apply for this position, please submit the following:
- A cover letter of no more than 2 pages addressing the requirements of the role as outlined in the attached Job Description Form;
- A comprehensive CV (limit 8 pages) that clearly reflects your suitability for the role;
- Names, details and contact numbers of 2 referees who can attest to your previous experience and suitability for the role.
- Referees may be contacted at any stage during the process etc.
- Any contact with DFES during the selection process may form part of the applicant assessment.
- Do not leave your application until the last moment as lodgement is system generated and any submission on or after 4:00pm (WST) will be rejected.
ELIGIBILITY TO APPLY
You must be an Australian Citizen or hold permanent residency or hold a working visa covering the term of the contract (proof must be provided with your application) to be eligible for this position.
NATIONAL POLICE CERTIFICATE
A condition of employment for new employees of DFES is that a current National Police Certificate (less than 3 months old) is provided prior to commencement.
As Western Australia’s leading hazard management agency, the Department of Fire and Emergency Services performs a critical role coordinating emergency services for a range of natural disasters and emergency incidents threatening life and property.
Our volunteers are the biggest workforce of our organisation and play an important role in keeping our community safe. DFES recognises the critical role our volunteers play and the positive impact they make to the community. Supported by this extensive network of volunteers and career workers, DFES works together with the community and government to prevent, prepare for, respond to and recover from a diverse range of emergencies.
BENEFITS OF WORKING WITH DFES
As well as being a rewarding position and a key networking opportunity, other benefits include:
- Free 24/7 access to an on-site gym;
- Located in a growth area of the southern suburbs with immediate access to the train station;
- The experience of being involved and connected with the community, assisting with emergency incidents.