This is a pool recruitment process (Ref 00356). This pool will run for a period of 12 months and may be used to fill ongoing fixed term contracts, secondments, acting/relieving and permanent opportunities (full and part time).
This role ensures all day-to-day application support and maintenance for production applications, residing on a diverse array of technology platforms. The role ensures fault fixing and minor enhancements are managed and completed according to the Western Australia Police Force (WA Police Force) business requirements. The position assists to ensure the provision of high-quality client-focused business systems which meet the operational, tactical and strategic requirements of WA Police Force users.
It is a requirement that the position holder is successful in obtaining and maintaining a NEGATIVE VETTING LEVEL 1 security clearance for the duration of their appointment in the position. Only Australian Citizens are eligible to hold and maintain the NEGATIVE VETTING LEVEL 1 security clearance. Any applicants who are currently not an Australian Citizen must be aware that this is an essential requirement to fulfil this position (please refer to the attached position description). Whilst there is nothing to preclude applicants from applying for the position if they have not yet been granted Australian Citizenship, applicants who are successful should be aware that they cannot be appointed unless they are in the process of applying for Australian Citizenship and are eligible to receive a waiver.
Please ensure you complete, sign and scan the Integrity Check Consent Form (refer attached) and submit it along with your application (the integrity check consent form is not required for current WA Police Force employees).
Applicants are asked to address the following nominated work related requirements in no more than three (3) pages:
Ability to coordinate application support and maintenance activities
Utilising best practice techniques to coordinate requests (including supervising, coordinating and working in project teams) and changes in a controlled environment. Using the Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) and WA Police Force project management methodologies.
Analytical and problem solving skills
Liaising between business and technical staff to identify and develop creative and innovative solutions to difficult and complex problems. Researching, analysing, problem solving, making decisions, reviewing and evaluating.
Mentoring and supervising a small business-orientated technical support team.
Applicants are also required to submit a Comprehensive Curriculum Vitae (CV). Your CV should provide enough detail (dot points are sufficient) to allow the selection panel to assess your skills, experience and qualifications relevant to the Key Accountabilities of the attached Position Description Form.
The CV must also include the names and contact details of two (2) referees who can comment on the applicant’s ability to satisfy all of the Essential Work Related Requirements. Applicants should nominate at least one immediate (most contemporary) supervisor/manager unless exceptional circumstances exist.
Please note: For applicants deemed suitable, all Essential Work Related Requirements listed in the Position Description Form will be assessed at some stage during the selection process.
Business Information Systems currently have one (1) full-time, permanent position available within Applications Operations.
In addition to this vacancy, a POOL is being created to fill future vacancies that may arise within the metropolitan area. This POOL will remain active for a period of twelve (12) months from the initial appointment. Applicants who are assessed as ‘suitable’ at the completion of this process, will be placed in the POOL and may be considered for future permanent and temporary vacancies as they become available.
Once an applicant within the POOL accepts a permanent vacancy offer within the metropolitan area as a result of this selection process, that applicant will be removed from the POOL. Applicants who accept a temporary vacancy will remain in the POOL.
Integrity and criminal checks will be conducted if the recommended applicant for this position is not a current WA Police Force employee. Any relocation costs associated with appointment to this position may be the responsibility of the successful applicant.
SUBSTANTIVE EQUALITY & OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY & HEALTH (OSH) STATEMENT
The WA Police Force is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages Aboriginal Australians, young people, people with a disability, people from culturally diverse backgrounds and women to apply for positions within our agency. The Department also promotes flexible family friendly work practices.
Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) is a vital component within WA Police Force. Safety is a partnership between the employer and their employees and it relies on all of us working together to ensure that everyone is safe in their working environment, which enables them to go home safely. We incorporate safety in every part of our business and it is an integral part of the decision-making process.
FOR FURTHER JOB RELATED INFORMATION
Please contact Ms Rhonda Jamieson on telephone number 0409 055 390.
SUBMITTING YOUR APPLICATION
Applicants are requested to apply online. To apply online, you must have a valid email address and be ready to attach your comprehensive electronic resume, integrity check form (if required) and any additional attachments as requested in the “APPLICATION PROCESS” section of the advertisement. Please select the “APPLY FOR JOB” button at the top/bottom of this advertisement. Should you encounter any problems lodging your online application please contact Police Staff Selection and Deployment on (08) 6229 5772 during business hours (8am to 4pm, Monday – Friday), prior to the specified closing time.
FAXED, LATE OR PRO-FORMA APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED
Application packages and the Position Description Form are attached below. Should you experience difficulties downloading these documents please contact Police Staff Selection and Deployment on the above mentioned telephone number.