Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/SS844920
This is a permanent full-time position commencing Term 4, 2023
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, $64,172 - $69,256 per annum (PSCA 2021)
Level 3, $72,896 - $78,717 per annum (PSCA 2021)
WA College of Agriculture (WACOA) – Narrogin is seeking a dedicated Farm Workshop Technical Officer, who is passionate about working with young adults in an agricultural education environment.
About the position
The successful applicant will be required to have knowledge, experience, and competency within agricultural farm machinery operations and mechanical, knowledge, experience and competency for the servicing and maintenance of vehicles and equipment commonly used in broad acre farming systems.
Experience in broad acre cropping and / or livestock operations is desirable but not essential.
The successful applicant will ideally be a dynamic and friendly staff member who takes pride in supporting the education of students in a farm setting.
To be successful in this role you will have experience in agricultural systems relevant to those on offer at WACOA Narrogin and have an interest in working with young people.
Experience in a training environment for secondary students Year 10 to 12 would be desirable though not essential.
The successful applicant would be expected, and assisted, to achieve qualifications necessary for the role if they didn’t already possess them.
Commuted overtime is part of this position, which will support weekend farm duty as required on a roster system.
About the school
The WACOA - Narrogin (Established in 1906) has a long and proud history of servicing the agricultural community of Western Australia.
Narrogin is the oldest Agricultural College in Western Australia.
Students in Year 10 to Year 12 enrol from all over the state and the majority board on site.
The college is located 6kms from Narrogin with good schools to year 12, hospital, medical, recreational, and shopping facilities as it is a regional centre.
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.
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
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 0427 811 255 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 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 Tuesday, 26 September 2023
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.