Working for the Department of Justice (DoJ) gives you the opportunity to play a part in making the Western Australian community a safer and fairer place for all. We are a progressive organisation. We believe in providing safe, accessible, sustainable and efficient services and solutions for all West Australians.
The Department has a diverse range of services, which have the potential to affect all Western Australians. There has never been a more exciting time to join our team and be part of the future of Justice.
- Assists in the development of and, advocates, promotes and implements Attorney General/First Law Officer policy and legislation agenda.
- Through policy development and environmental scanning activities, contributes to the provision of advice and information to the Attorney General, Director General and business area Managers, particularly in relation to the needs of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
- Maintains collaborative and co-operative internal and external stakeholder relationships and participates in external forums and with other departments, State and Federal.
- Assists in the integration of policy development within the Department.
Tenure/duration of appointment:
Fixed Term 12 months with possible extension
Applicants with experience in the development of youth justice policy are strongly encouraged to apply.
We offer a wide variety of personal and professional benefits, information on the benefits of working with us is available from the “What We Offer” section on our website.
Work Related Requirements
Please read the Job Description Form (JDF) for more information about the work related requirements of this position. Appointment to a role with the Department of Justice is conditional upon obtaining an employment screening clearance, which includes a National Criminal History Check and any other relevant checks.
Further Job Related Information
If you are interested in the position and would like further information on the role, contact Dominic Fernandes on (08) 9264 1076 for a confidential discussion. Information about applying and submitting your application is available on our website.
How To Apply
The Department requests applicants to submit an on-line application using the ‘Apply for Job’ button below. As part of your online application you will be prompted to complete relevant personal information and to attach the following information as part of your application:
A current comprehensive resume including the contact details of two referees and a statement of not more than 2 pages addressing the following essential work related requirements (selection criteria):-
Demonstrated high-level research, conceptual, analytical and problem-solving skills with experience in the development of complex policy.
Proven ability to coordinate policy projects and to meet deadlines within agreed resource parameters.
Well developed oral and written communication skills, including good presentation skills, the ability to adapt communication to suit diverse audiences, and the ability to write clear, well-structured reports which describe and analyse various policy options.
Ability to establish and maintain constructive relationships with Indigenous and non-Indigenous stakeholders, both internal and external to the agency, in order to achieve work goals.
Demonstrated ability to both work independently and to work effectively within a team.
The remaining work-related requirements as listed in the Job Description Form will be assessed at some stage during the selection process.
Suitable applicants may be considered for similar vacancies during a six month period.
- Applications received after the closing date/time OR applications sent to us by email cannot be accepted.
- As we prefer to contact you by email for any interview or other matter, you are encouraged to apply online and provide a current valid e-mail address.
People from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. The Department upholds a working environment that is free from discrimination in accordance with Equal Opportunity legislation.