Initial 3 year appointment
The Western Australia Police Force (WA Police Force) is seeking applications from serving, or previously serving, police officers who have attained the rank of Senior Sergeant or equivalent in a compatible law enforcement environment for promotion to the rank of Commander. Successful applicants will excel in the areas of Shapes Strategic Thinking, Achieves Results, Builds Productive Working Relationships, Communicates with Influence and Exemplifies Personal Drive and Integrity (see attached Promotion Selection Criteria - Capability Profile). Permanent appointment (after 3 years) will be considered subject to satisfactory performance.
This process is proposed to fill one (1) Commander vacancy and may also be used to fill any future vacancy for a finite period of 12 months.
The WA Police Force has a range of positions at the rank of Commander. These positions lead in the delivery of core policing functions which maximise the efficiency and effectiveness of the WA Police Force. These positions also contribute to the development and ongoing integrity and reputation of the WA Police Force, and foster an environment which encourages innovation, customer focus, partnerships and problem solving.
Applicants must be:
- Able to obtain and maintain a Negative Vetting Level 2 or Level 1 security clearance whilst holding this position.
a. An Australian citizen, or a permanent resident, within the meaning of the Australian Citizenship Act 2007 (Commonwealth); or
b. A New Zealand citizen who is the holder of a special category visa within the meaning of the Migration Act 1958 (Commonwealth) and is authorised under that special category visa to work in Australia as a member.
Applicants may be required to complete a medical assessment, psychological assessment, provision of identifying particulars and confirmation of bankruptcy search prior to appointment.
Applicants are required to submit an Application Form and Curriculum Vitae (CV).
- Should demonstrate your competency against the Commissioned Officer Promotion Selection Criteria and outline the skills you bring to the role
- Must have 2cm margins (left and right of the page) and must use a minimum of Arial font size 11
- Must include names of at least two (2) Referees with contact email address and phone number
- Limited to five pages
An Integrity Check Consent Form is to be completed and submitted along with your application (not required for current WA Police Force employees).
Should applicants be shortlisted, they must be available and prepared to attend an interview at Police Headquarters, East Perth, provisionally scheduled between Tuesday 2 July and Thursday 4 July 2019. External applicants are responsible for their own travel and accommodation costs.
FURTHER JOB RELATED INFORMATION:
For job related information, please contact Deputy Commissioner Col Blanch via Acting Inspector Scott Branch on 9222 1948.
For promotion process enquiries, please contact Ms Heather Caldwell, Executive Manager, Police Promotions Branch on 0417 986 660.
SUBMITTING YOUR APPLICATION:
Applicants are required to submit the following documentation via email directly to Western Australia Police Promotions Branch (firstname.lastname@example.org):
- Application Form
- Curriculum Vitae (limited to five pages)
- Pre-commencement Integrity Check Consent Form (if applicable)
Applications are to be titled ‘SURNAME – Commissioned Officer Application’
Late applications will not be accepted.