Advertised Vacancy Number: DOE597240
This is a permanent full-time position commencing Term 1, 2020
The Employee Relations Branch is seeking to recruit a highly motivated and enthusiastic Graduate Labour Relations Officer.
The successful applicant will have the opportunity to work across teams in providing industrial relations advice, support, project support and research. This will include interpreting and applying industrial instruments, as well as providing support in regards to performance management processes and other employee/industrial relations issues as they arise.
The successful applicant will report to the Director Employee Relations and will have exposure to high level projects and access to senior decision-makers. The role represents a valuable opportunity to work with the Branch’s experienced industrial practitioners in a wide range of employee relations and industrial matters. The successful applicant will also report on emerging trends and assist in the preparation of Ministerial correspondence.
The Branch operates in a complex industrial environment and is responsible for ensuring the Department’s policies and practices are well-developed and consistently applied. The Branch’s focus includes improving employment conditions and workplace flexibility within legislative and economic constraints; and providing strategic, operational, industrial and complaint management advice, advocacy and negotiation in relation to all central and regional offices and schools.
This selection process will initially be used to fill the above vacancy. Applicants assessed as suitable during this selection process may be considered for other similar vacancies that occur throughout our branch for up to 12 months following this initial appointment. This includes circumstances where this position becomes subsequently vacant should the successful applicant decline or vacate the advertised position.
To be suitable for this role, you will need to demonstrate the following work related requirements:
- Sound oral, written presentation and interpersonal communication skills. This includes experience in consulting effectively with others, the ability to manage conflict and influence others.
- Sound research, conceptual and analytical skills with the ability to make evidence based recommendations.
- Initiative and sound organisational skills including the ability to effectively multi task, prioritise, meet deadlines and work effectively within a team environment.
Further information about this position can be found in the attached job description form (JDF).
Applications will be assessed against these work related requirements of the position. The business needs of the branch may also be considered. It is therefore recommended that you consider all information contained in the advertisement and any other related information before applying for the vacancy.
The Department is an equal opportunity employer and encourages people with disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and persons from culturally diverse backgrounds to apply.
For further job related information:
Please contact Mathew Salamon, Labour Relations Officer, by telephoning 9264 4843 or emailing email@example.com.
All applications are submitted online. Select “Apply for Job”, at either the top or bottom of this screen and follow the instructions on your screen.
Your application should include:
- A statement of no more than three (3) pages addressing the Work Related Requirements, in the context of the role and business needs of the branch;
- A CV outlining your employment history and professional learning summary relevant to this position; and
- The contact details for two (2) referees, and where possible, work related referees.
It is recommended you have these documents completed and ready to attach before selecting “Apply for Job”.
You are asked to complete an online application form and attach your documentation, please allow enough time to complete this process as applications cannot be accepted after the closing date and time.
After you have submitted your application online, you will receive an email confirming lodgement. If you do not receive a confirmation email, please telephone (08) 9264 4127.
If you are having difficulty submitting your online application, please telephone (08) 9264 8666 for assistance.
Eligibility and training requirements
Employees will be required to:
- provide evidence of eligibility to work in Australia for the term of the vacancy;
- hold a tertiary degree relevant to labour relations;
- obtain a current Department of Education Criminal Record Clearance prior to commencement of employment;
- complete the Department’s induction program within three months of commencement;
- complete any training specific to this role required by Departmental policy;
- complete the Department’s training in Accountable and Ethical Decision-Making within six months of appointment.
The Department applies a four (4) day breach period to this selection process.
Applications must be submitted before 4.30pm (WST) on Wednesday, 2 October 2019
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED