Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/SS605453
This is a permanent full-time position commencing Term 1, 2020
WA College of Agriculture – Narrogin is looking for a dedicated and experienced Technical Officer - Agricultural Instruction - Butcher/Slaughter.
The successful applicant will be responsible for the competency training of secondary students in the butchering industry and the slaughter requirements of the enterprise. The successful applicant will have the ability to work as part of a team and with secondary students in years 10 to 12.
The successful applicant will oversee the day to day management of the school’s meat processing section processing pigs, sheep and cattle and coordinate with the kitchen for their menu requirements. Small groups of students are rostered to the meat processing section and they are instructed by the Technical Officer in all aspects of meat production from slaughter to value adding.
The successful applicant would also be involved in a range of other farm activities dependent on skill set. The salary for this position starts at level 1.5 but applicants with qualifications will commence at a higher level.
The WA College of Agriculture - Narrogin is the oldest agricultural college in Western Australia. The College consistently delivers quality education and training to young men and women who wish to undertake their senior secondary schooling in an agricultural or trade context. Located 10kms west of the regional town of Narrogin, the College is a day and boarding school that offers specialist secondary education for Year 10 - 12 students in a supportive rural community.
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 school 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.
Please note: The salary level for this position will be determined after the successful applicant is assessed as addressing all eligibility and selection criteria indicated in the relevant attached JDF in the context of the outcomes and selection criteria described.
Applicants may be able to commence at a L2.1 or L3.1 if suitably qualified or with requisite experience.
Level 2, $61,172 - $66,256 per annum (PSGO CSA GA 2017)
Level 3, $69,896 - $75,717 per annum (PSGO CSA GA 2017)
Applications will be assessed against the work related requirements of the position. The business needs of the school 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.
Further information about Western Australian College Of Agriculture - Narrogin can be found by visiting www.narroginag.wa.edu.au or Schools Online
Additional information about Independent Public Schools is also available here.
For further job related information
You are encouraged to contact Stephen Madson , Farm Manager, for further information about this employment opportunity, including information about living and working in Narrogin, by telephoning (08) 9881 9726 or emailing Stephen.Madson@education.wa.edu.au
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 three (3) page statement addressing the Work Related Requirements, in context of the role and business needs of the school
- A CV of up to three (3) pages outlining your employment history and professional learning summary relevant to this position
- The contact details for two (2) work related referees (one being your current line manager)
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.
The Department applies a four (4) day breach period to this selection process.
Applications must be submitted before 4.30pm (WST) on Friday 22 November 2019
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.