Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/SS720289
This is a permanent full-time position commencing Term 1, 2023
WA College Of Agriculture - Narrogin (WACOA – Narrogin) is seeking to appoint a motivated individual to fill the role of Technical Officer - Agriculture - Cropping and join their friendly team.
The college requires a person with agricultural experience to train students in competencies within agriculture and its related industries. The successful applicant will ideally have cropping and pasture knowledge and farm mechanics as desirable skills. The successful applicant will be required to train young people in the competencies of agricultural instruction leading to the completion of certificates.
The college is an education facility 6 km from a regional town with good recreational facilities and shopping. The college has a friendly and professional staffing team and team. The Department of Education provides further professional training to successful applicants.
The WACOA – Narrogin has a long and proud history of servicing the agricultural community of Western Australia. Established in 1906, Narrogin is the oldest agricultural College in the state and consistently ranks in the Top Public Schools for Vocational Education and Training. Students in Year 10 to 12 enrol from all over the state and the majority board on site in attractive residential facilities with individual air conditioned rooms.
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.
The highest rate an applicant can start at as a L1 is Level 1.4 (as negotiated with the principal). However, applicants may still be able to commence at a L2.1 or L3.1 if suitably qualified or with requisite experience.
Level 2, $62,172 - $67,256 per annum (PSCA 2019)
Level 3, $70,896 - $76,717 per annum (PSCA 2019)
Applications will be assessed against the work related requirements (selection criteria) 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 WA College Of Agriculture - Narrogin can be found by visiting www.narroginag.wa.edu.au or Schools Online.
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.
During the school holiday period, please contact Stephen Madson on 0427 811 255.
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 two (2) page statement addressing the Work Related Requirements (selection criteria), in context of the role and business needs of the school.
- A CV of up to two (2) pages outlining your employment history and professional learning summary relevant to this position.
- The contact details for two (2) work related referees who can attest to the claims made in your written application, preferably 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 Monday, 10 October 2022.
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.