Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Graduate Project Officers
WANTED: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander University graduates
Landgate is committed to improving employment opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Only Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are eligible for appointment to these roles, as a measure intended to achieve equality, as per Section 51 of the Equal Opportunity Act (WA) 1984.
Additionally, as a measure to improve our diversity, in line with the Equal Opportunity Act (WA) 1984, we’re specifically seeking university graduates who are under the age of 25.
Landgate’s Graduate Program is a structured 2 Year program, and next year’s program commences in February 2021. We’re open to graduates from all fields of study, however qualifications that are directly linked to our business will be considered favourably. By Joining a public sector agency renowned for innovative practices, you will gain practical knowledge and experience across our business, laying the foundation for a successful career in the public sector.
Successful graduates will work on a variety of projects across the business which make use of your individual qualifications, skills, experience and interests. Additionally, you will work with people who value collaboration, flexibility and innovation.
During the program you’ll be supported by an experienced mentor from within the business, participate in a tailored professional development program (both on and off the job), build networks with current and past graduates from within Landgate and across the public sector, and have access to our extensive wellbeing program.
Our Graduate Project Officers have access to a number of support options throughout the program, including informal mentoring with other staff, and access to our Employee Assistance Program – a free, confidential counselling service provided for you and your eligible family members, paid for by Landgate. You’ll also get the chance to contribute to Aspire – Landgate’s Aboriginal Economic Participation Strategy.
To learn more about what our Graduate program is really like, check out our website.
If you need to, you can contact Laura Grant, Strategic P&C Consultant, on 08 9273 7009 or email Laura.Grant@landgate.wa.gov.au to discuss the program in more detail (but don’t send your application here).
So tell us, do you have what it takes?
To be successful in this role, you will:
- Enjoy working with others and being a team player
- Be a creative, innovative thinker
- Have great problem-solving skills
- Be able to organise yourself to meet deadlines
- Have a positive and enthusiastic attitude
Also, our values are vitally important to how we do our business – you’ll need to be able to demonstrate you are the right cultural fit for our business. You can find out more about our values on our website, as well as more about what we can offer you as an employer.
The essential stuff…
OK, so there are a few more requirements:
- To be part of our program, you will need a bachelor’s degree or higher that was (or will be) completed in 2018, 2019 or 2020 and you’ll need to be under 25 years old, as of 31 December 2020. Graduates across all disciplines are encouraged to apply.
Have you ticked all these boxes? If so, don’t delay, apply today!
If you don’t want to miss out on this great opportunity, apply now by:
- Providing a copy of your academic record or evidence of your degree (so we can confirm you are a recent graduate)
- Providing a CV that highlights your talents, and includes the contact details for two referees
Vacancies will be offered on a full-time or part-time fixed term basis. If a similar or permanent vacancy in a similar location becomes available, applicants deemed suitable may be considered.
The recommended applicant will be required to complete a pre-employment screening process prior to appointment. This includes provision of a current National Police Clearance that is less than six months old, declaration of any previous discipline or misconduct findings or allegations, and the verification of claims made throughout the recruitment process. It is the responsibility of the applicant to incur all costs associated with obtaining a Police Clearance.
We are unable to accept late applications so please get your application to us before the closing date.